Showing posts with label Japan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Japan. Show all posts

Sunday, January 24, 2021

Senkaku/Diaoyu issue : Pentagon Confirms Protection of Disputed Islands to Japan - Sputnik International

Senkaku/Diaoyu issue : Pentagon Confirms Protection of Disputed Islands to Japan

The disputed Senkaku islands, also known in China as the Diaoyu Dao islands, are considered Chinese territory by Beijing. After World War II, they were taken under US control and later ceded to Japan in 1972. China believes Japan illegally seized them.

Saturday, January 23, 2021

China adopts coastguard law, safeguarding sovereignty in Diaoyu Islands - Global Times

China adopts coastguard law, safeguarding sovereignty in Diaoyu Islands

China passed its coastguard legislation on Friday, and experts said China will safeguard sovereignty regarding the dispute with Japan over the Diaoyu Islands.

Friday, January 8, 2021

South Korean court orders Japan to pay compensation to sex slaves | Agencia EFE

South Korean court orders Japan to pay compensation to sex slaves

A South Korean court ruled Friday that Japan must compensate a dozen women forcibly prostituted by the imperial army in the first half of the 20th century, in what is the first sentence of its kind concerning this thorny dispute between both countries.

Friday, December 25, 2020

Dokdo - Takeshima issue: Japan Opposes Military Exercise By South Korea Around Disputed Islets - UrduPoint

Dokdo - Takeshima issue

Japan has raised objections with South Korea regarding the annual military exercise near the Liancourt Rocks, which are a subject of dispute between the two states, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato said.

Monday, December 21, 2020

Japan sets record military budget with stealth fighters, missiles | Al Jazeera

Japan sets record military budget with stealth fighters, missiles

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s government approved a ninth consecutive rise in military spending on Monday, to fund the development of an advanced stealth fighter and longer-range anti-ship missile to counter China’s growing military power.

Monday, December 14, 2020

Japan's PM may curb tourism campaign to fight virus as approval rating drops | One America News Network

Japan's PM may curb tourism campaign to fight virus

(Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will chair a coronavirus meeting on Monday and could further restrict a travel subsidy programme in an effort to contain mounting infections, as his approval rating plummets over the handling of the pandemic.

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Japanese spacecraft with soil samples from distant asteroid on-track to return | Al Arabiya English

Japan’s space agency said the Hayabusa2 spacecraft successfully separated a capsule and sent it toward Earth to deliver samples from a distant asteroid that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system and life on our planet.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Japan's unemployment rate hits 3-year high in October - Global Times

Japan's unemployment rate increased to 3.1 percent in October, the highest level in more than three years, as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to adversely affect businesses, government data showed Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Australia, Japan Reach Deal on Defence Treaty to Counter 'Increasing Tensions' in South China Sea - Sputnik International

South China Sea

 Australia and Japan have reached an agreement in principle on a defence treaty that is expected to strengthen their security ties and facilitate cooperation between defence forces, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday.

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Christian leaders in South Korea, Japan: Tokyo denying WW2 crimes against women - UPI.com

Christian leaders in South Korea and Japan are calling on the Japanese government to "cease denying" military crimes related to the issue of Korean comfort women, as the fate of a statue in Germany remains uncertain amid Japanese opposition.

Monday, October 26, 2020

Japan and U.S. begin major military exercise as concern about China grows | One America News Network

Japan and the United States on Monday began air, sea and land exercises around Japan in a show of force in the face of increased Chinese military activity in the region.

Japan Rejects Nuclear Ban Treaty; Survivors to Keep Pushing - Tasnim News Agency

Japan Rejects Nuclear Ban Treaty


Japan said Monday it will not sign a UN treaty that bans nuclear weapons and does not welcome its entry into force next year, rejecting the wishes of atomic bomb survivors in Japan who are urging the government to join and work for a nuclear-free world.

Monday, September 14, 2020

Suga elected LDP president, expected to replace Abe as Japan PM

Yoshihide Suga captured the Liberal Democratic Party presidency in Japan Monday, almost assuring that he will officially replace Shinzo Abe as prime minister in a vote later this week.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Seoul expresses regret over Japan's Dokdo claim in school curriculum

Japan's Dokdo claim
South Korea expressed regret over Japan's decision to teach high school students geography and history, containing its claim to Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo, starting next year.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Monday, July 9, 2018

Search for survivors under way after at least 112 die in Japan floods

A search operation is under way for survivors in western Japan after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides that killed at least 112 people, with dozens missing.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

At least 37 dead, dozens missing after Japan mudslides

At least 37 dead, dozens missing after Japan mudslides
Rescue workers in Japan were searching Saturday for dozens of people missing after heavy rains inundated western areas, causing mudslides that killed at least 37 people.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

North Korea calls for end to Seoul-Tokyo intelligence sharing

North Korea calls for end to Seoul-Tokyo intelligence sharing
North Korea is calling for the termination of a military intelligence-sharing agreement between South Korea and Japan in a statement that reflects an increasing trend toward interference from Pyongyang.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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