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Japan to keep supporting Sri Lanka

Colombo/UNI: Japan has said that it will continue to support development activities in Sri Lanka, a day after Tokyo's envoy was quoted as saying that it will not be possible to provide further economic aid to the economically-beleaguered country.

China-Japan relationship heating up with maritime disputes over islands and alliances

Beijing: Tension between Japan and China has heated up as both countries are building up their militaries and boosting maritime activity.

Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force monitoring Russian, Chinese activities off Japan

Tokyo: The Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force is currently busy monitoring  a flurry of Russian and Chinese naval activities in waters off Japan, media reports said.

Japan: Tourist boat goes missing, 10 dead

Tokyo: A tourist boat went missing off the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, leaving at least 10 people dead, media reports said on Sunday.

Several people found after cruise boat goes missing in Japan

Tokyo/UNI/Sputnik: Four people from the KAZU 1 tour boat that went missing off the coast of Hokkaido in Japan have been found unconscious, the NHK broadcaster reports.

Japan describes Southern Kurils as occupied areas for first time since 2003

Mumbai: The Japanese government has described the Southern Kuril islands, known in Japan as the Northern Territories, as the area illegally occupied by Russia in its Diplomatic Bluebook for the first time since 2003, media reported on Friday.

Japan earthquake kills 3, disrupts transport

Tokyo/UNI: A 7.4-magnitude quake that struck off Japan's Pacific coast has left at least three people dead and more than 190 injured.

Japan military conducts searches after fighter jet disappears from radar

Tokyo/IBNS: Japan's military on Monday said it was searching for a fighter jet that disappeared from radar shortly after taking off from the Komatsu airbase in the central Ishikawa region.

Survey shows 75.9% of Japanese feel 'close' to Taiwan

Taipei/Tokyo: A 2021 survey has shown 75.9 percent of Japanese said they felt “close” to Taiwan, while 64.8 percent believed Taiwan to be “trustworthy,” the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) in Japan announced on Thursday.

China opposes Japan's decision to release nuclear-contaminated water into sea

Beijing: China on Friday said it is opposed to the Japanese side’s "unilateral" decision to discharge the nuclear-contaminated water into the sea and their proceeding with the preparatory work.

Japan: Fire breaks out in Osaka building, 24 dead

Osaka:  A fire broke out at a building in the Japanese city of Osaka which left at least 24 people dead, media reports said.

Japan to take its own stand vis-a-vis Beijing Olympics : FM Yoshimasa Hayashi

Tokyo/UNI/Sputnik: The Japanese authorities are set to make an autonomous decision regarding participation in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said on Sunday.

Four Chinese patrol ships enter waters near Senkaku Islands disputed by Japan: Reports

Tokyo: Four Chinese patrol ships entered on Friday the area which Japan views as its own territorial waters near the disputed Senkaku Islands (known as the Diaoyu Islands in China), media reported.

Japan raises concern over China's increasing military activities

A senior Japanese official has voiced his concerns over China's "increasing military activities" and called for self-restraint on Beijing's part in a virtual meeting with his Chinese counterpart, media reports said on Thursday.

Japan: Amid avian influenza outbreak in Akita Prefecture, over 1,40,000 birds to be culled

Tokyo/UNI/Sputnik: Health authorities in Japan`s Akita Prefecture are set to cull more than 1,40,000 chickens after registering the first outbreak of avian influenza this season in the region, the Kyodo news agency reported Wednesday.