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Antony Blinken says US, Australia, India, Japan have made important strides to advance free and open Indo-Pacific

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday said the US, Australia, India and Japan have made important strides to advance a free and open Indo-Pacific.

US President Joe Biden calls India, Japan 'xenophobic'

Grouping together with countries like China and Russia, US President Joe Biden has described Japan and India as 'xenophobic'.

Chinese professor working with Japan's Asia University goes missing after visiting home country

A Chinese professor, who was working with Japan's Asia University, has gone missing after going to his home country, media reports said.

Japan, China exchange barbs over Beijing's indo-Pacific actions

Beijing has challenged Japan's latest analysis of the threat posed to the Indo-Pacific region as a hyped-up threat and false accusation, media reports said.

Philippines, US, Japan to discuss security situation in South China Sea

The US, Japanese, and Philippine leaders will discuss the security and freedom of navigation in the South China Sea at their first-ever trilateral summit in Washington, DC, scheduled for April 11, Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. said on Wednesday.

Japan's Foreign Minister says sending Japanese troops to foreign conflict unconstitutional

Tokyo: Sending the Japanese self-defense forces to join a military conflict abroad would contradict the country’s constitution, Japanese Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa said on Tuesday.

Japan: 14,000 birds culled following bird flu outbreak

Tokyo: About 14,000 birds have been culled in the southern Japanese prefecture of Kagoshima after an avian influenza outbreak was confirmed, local authorities said on Monday.

Ukraine-born Japanese beauty pageant winner gives up her title over affair with married man

Ukraine-born Japanese beauty pageant winner Karolina Shiino relinquished her title after a tabloid reported her alleged affair with a married man.

One injured in fire near railway station in Tokyo, train services disrupted

Tokyo: A fire broke out in the vicinity of a Japan Railway (JR) station in Tokyo on Sunday, affecting train services on part of the JR Keihin-Tohoku Line, with 800 passengers evacuated, according to local media reports.

Japan to release 54,600 tons of Fukushima nuclear wastewater in 2024

The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), has announced a plan to release around 54,600 tons of nuclear-contaminated water from the facility into the ocean in fiscal 2024.

Japan earthquake: Oil leakage from Shika nuclear power plant was five times higher

Tokyo/IBNS: The oil leakage due to earthquake from Shika nuclear power plant in Japanese prefecture Kishikawa was five times higher than the initial amount, the plant said as quoted by various media.

5 dead as Japan plane catches fire after collision with coast guard aircraft at Tokyo airport

Tokyo/IBNS: Five people aboard a Japan Coast Guard aircraft died Tuesday when it hit a Japan Airlines passenger plane on the ground resulting in a fiery collision at Tokyo's Haneda airport, media reports said.

US State Department approves potential $59mln sale of missiles to Japan

Washington: The US State Department approved a potential $59 million sale of Sidewinder Missiles to Japan, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a statement.

Three Japanese ministers tender resignations over funds scandal

Tokyo/UNI: Three Japanese ministers tendered their resignations on Thursday amid an unfolding political funds scandal centering on the largest faction of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), local media reported.