Topic: Junichiro Koizumi
Yasuo Fukuda's term was beset with political gridlock and economic problems.
09/02/2008 01:00 am
The arrival of a Japanese war ship in a Chinese port and the recent announcement of a joint gas-exploration deal signal improving bilateral ties, but territorial disputes remain unresolved.
06/25/2008 01:00 am
Ping pong and pandas buoyed the five-day visit, but tougher issues, such as disputes over energy exploration, went unresolved.
05/09/2008 01:00 am
Hu Jintao will play ping-pong and talk pandas and energy. The visit comes as strains over interpretations of history appear to be easing.
05/07/2008 01:00 am
Just the 30th favorite nation to visit, Japan hopes to boost tourism – and the economy.
01/23/2008 12:00 am