Myanmar President Thein Sein, left, shakes hands with Japanese Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso during their meeting at Presidential House in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Photo: AFP

Myanmar trip signals a more assertive Japan

Pavin Chachavalpongpun mulls Tokyo's bid for economic opportunities and regional influence

Topic |   Shinzo Abe
Myanmar President Thein Sein, left, shakes hands with Japanese Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso during their meeting at Presidential House in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Photo: AFP
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