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Tokyo: The Japanese Coast Guard has said the China Coast Guard (CCG) vessels have been navigating in Japan’s territorial waters around the Senkaku Islands in Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture, since March, while operating automatic identification system (AIS) equipment to announce their presence, according to media reports. more
Japan PM's suspected attacker to undergo mental evaluation

Tokyo: A man, who is suspected of throwing an explosive device towards Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida last month, will undergo a psychiatric evaluation, informed sources told UNI M ...

G7: Japan confirms Ukrainian President Zelenskyy’s participation

Hiroshima: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will attend the G7 Summit in Japan's Hiroshima in person, the Japanese Foreign Ministry has confirmed.

G7 Summit: Tension mounts as Chinese warships sail around Japan

A Chinese naval flotilla led by a powerful destroyer has been on a 12-day circumnavigation of Japan’s main islands as tension prevailed in the region with Tokyo aiming to host G7 le ...

UN expert urges Japan to ‘step up pressure’ on Myanmar junta

New York: Japan must assume a greater leadership role to address the deteriorating crisis in Myanmar and “step up pressure on the country’s military junta”, a UN-appoint ...

Japan: Hokkaido prefecture to cull over 500,000 chickens due to new bird flu outbreak

Tokyo: More than 500,000 chickens will be culled in the Japanese prefecture of Hokkaido due to a new outbreak of bird flu, the local administration said on Tuesday.

Chinese authorities detain Japanese company official

Beijing: A Japanese man, who is in his 50s, was detained in Beijing this month for an alleged violation of the country's law, media reports said.

Rebooting memories of life before the nuclear devastation of Hiroshima

New York: A Japanese initiative to colourize photos of Hiroshima survivors, taken before the war, has been hailed by the UN as a way to breathe new life into conversations about peace, an ...

Missile launched by Pyongyang falls outside of Japan’s exclusive zone: Reports

Tokyo: The suspected ballistic missile launched by North Korea on Sunday landed outside of Japan's exclusive economic zone, Japanese media report.

Japan govt approves bill to raise age of consent, amend range of sexual offense charges

Tokyo: Japan's Cabinet on Tuesday approved a bill to amend the country's Penal Code regarding the age of sexual consent and a range of sexual offense charges.