Zuckerberg discusses AI risks with Japan PM during Asia tour

Meta chief Mark Zuckerberg met Prime Minister Fumio Kishida during a visit to Japan, discussing the risks of generative AI, a government spokesman said Wednesday.

Zuckerberg is on a mini-tour of Asia that includes stops in Japan, India and South Korea, where he travelled on Tuesday night.

Japan wants 30% of Management Positions in Major Companies to be held by Women by 2030

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida today ordered his government to begin work on increasing the number of women in senior positions in large companies by 30 percent by 2030, reported AFP.

Women will account for just 11.4 percent of top executives at major companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2022, according to a study, with the percentage increasing in recent years.

The Japanese Prime Minister was Evacuated because of an Explosion Nearby

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has resumed his election campaign. He was earlier evacuated from a speech venue after a man threw a smoke bomb at him. Kishida is unharmed, no one was injured in the incident. Police arrested a suspect in the attack. The incident happened in the western port city of Wakayama.

Japan, China leaders visit rival capitals in Ukraine war

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida began a surprise visit to Ukraine early Tuesday, hours after Chinese President Xi Jinping arriving in neighboring Russia for a three-day visit. The dueling summits come as the longtime rivals are on diplomatic offensives.

Kishida will meet President Volodymyr Zelensky in the Ukrainian capital.