Shinzo Abe invited Xi Jinping to visit Japan in cherry blossom season next year. Photo: Bloomberg

China and Japan seek to take relationship to ‘next level’ as Xi Jinping state visit confirmed for spring

  • Chinese president meets Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ahead of G20 summit in Osaka, saying he hopes to strengthen ties further
Topic |   China-Japan relations

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Shinzo Abe invited Xi Jinping to visit Japan in cherry blossom season next year. Photo: Bloomberg
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Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono (centre) visits the technology show at the International Exhibition Centre in Osaka. Photo: EPA-EFE

Japan shows off new technology as G20 leaders gather in Osaka

  • Robotic hands and machines for cleaning up space go on display at International Exhibition Centre
  • Event designed to show ‘innovation can help drive economic growth’
Topic |   G20

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Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono (centre) visits the technology show at the International Exhibition Centre in Osaka. Photo: EPA-EFE
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