December 09, 2022 01:03 (IST)
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Japan: Three nursery school teachers arrested over abuse of school children 

Tokyo: At least three female teachers, who worked at a nursery school in Japan, have been arrested on suspicion of repeatedly abusing toddlers in their care, media reports said on Sunday.

North Korea fires suspected long-range ballistic missile toward the East Sea, South Korea

Pyongyang: North Korea fired an apparent long-range ballistic missile toward the East Sea on Friday, South Korean military said on Friday.

Japan considering deployment of hypersonic missiles by 2030

Tokyo/UNI: Japan's Defense Ministry has started to consider deploying hypersonic missiles by 2030 amid current regional and global security threats, Japanese newspaper Nikkei reported on Thursday.

Japan, Canada to begin intelligence-sharing talks amid growing threats from China, Russia

Tokyo: Japan and Canada have agreed to formally start talks toward signing the military intelligence information sharing accord as the foreign ministers of these two countries on Tuesday adopted an action plan to strengthen cooperation on defence, economic security, and other areas amid growing threats from China and Russia.

Japanese journalist arrested in Myanmar

Tokyo: Japanese journalist Toru Kubota, who was arrested in Myanmar earlier this year on sedition charges, was sentenced to three more years on Wednesday for the violation of immigration law while entering Myanmar, Japanese media reported, citing sources in the law enforcement.

Japan’s Daikin to dump China for AC parts: Reports

Tokyo: Japanese electronics major Daikin industries is planning to dump China as it has failed to supply parts for manufacturing of Air conditioners, media reports said on Tuesday.

North Korea files intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan

Pyongyang: North Korea fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) over Japan on Tuesday,  the South Korean military said.

Russia expels Japanese consul for espionage

Moscow/UNI: A Japanese diplomat based in Russia's far eastern city of Vladivostok is being expelled after being detained for espionage, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) announced on Monday.

Japan issues special warning over Typhoon Nanmadol; thousands shifted to safe locations

Tokyo: The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has issued a rare "special warning" for the Kagoshima region in southern Kyushu prefecture - an alert that is issued only when it forecasts conditions seen once in several decades, AFP reported.

Ontario successfully concludes mission to strengthen economic ties with South Korea and Japan

Toronto/IBNS: A successful trade mission (Sep 2-10) led by Vic Fedeli, Ontario's Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation, and Trade to South Korea and Japan to strengthen economic partnerships and forge new alliances has reportedly been concluded.

Japanese companies slowly moving out of China amid growing crisis

Beijing: Several Japanese production facilities have started moving out of China as Beijing continues to follow its Zero COVID-19 policy and even the friction on the Taiwan straits heightening tension in the region.  

Typhoon to hit Japan's Okinawa

Tokyo/UNI: Typhoon Hinnamnor is re-approaching Japan's southernmost prefecture of Okinawa amid unstable atmospheric conditions that are expected to lead to heavy downpours in western and eastern Japan, the weather agency said Thursday.

Japan suspends multi-mission V-22 Osprey aircraft

Tokyo/UNI: Japan has grounded flights of V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft temporarily stationed in Chiba Prefecture near Tokyo for security checks following a decision by the US air force to suspend the operation of its CV-22 Osprey aircraft due to technical faults, the Kyodo news agency reported on Saturday, citing the Japanese Defense Ministry.

Japanese PM Kishida reshuffles cabinet

Tokyo/UNI: Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida reshuffled his cabinet and the executive line-up of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Wednesday as the administration faces slipping public support.

Attacking a nuclear plant ‘suicidal,’ UN chief tells journalists in Japan

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres condemned a recent attack on a nuclear power station in southern Ukraine during a meeting in Tokyo on Monday with the Japan National Press Club.