The Events that Shape the Country
In this series we present a monthly chronology of newsworthy events and developments involving Japan, its economy, its government, and its people.
- Timeline for March 2017
Three North Korean missiles land in Japan’s exclusive economic zone, Moritomo Gakuen head Kagoike Yasunori gives testimony at the Diet, and the government decides to withdraw Ground Self-Defense Force troops from South Sudan peacekeeping operations. These are the main news stories for March 2017.