US President Donald Trump and Japanese Emperor Naruhito at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. Photo: Kyodo

Japan’s Emperor Naruhito treats Donald and Melania Trump to full-course French dinner and live orchestra music

  • In delivering a toast to Trump, Emperor Naruhito said he and the empress felt ‘a sense of nostalgia and distinct closeness’ to the US
  • Dinner menu included consomme soup à la Royale, turbot meunière with tomato sauce and rib steak
Topic |   Japan

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US President Donald Trump and Japanese Emperor Naruhito at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. Photo: Kyodo
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe poses for a selfie with US President Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump plays golf, watches sumo tournament with Japan PM Shinzo Abe after dismissing North Korea’s launch of ‘some small weapons’

  • Abe is Trump’s closest friend among world leaders and it’s the fifth time they played golf together since Trump took office
  • Abe’s strategy is to keep his country out of Trump’s crosshairs amid US-Japan trade tensions
Topic |   Diplomacy

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe poses for a selfie with US President Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters
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