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.
Beijing: Tension between Japan and China has heated up as both countries are building up their militaries and boosting maritime activity.
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.
Tokyo: A tourist boat went missing off the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, leaving at least 10 people dead, media reports said on Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Osaka: A fire broke out at a building in the Japanese city of Osaka which left at least 24 people dead, media reports said.
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.
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.
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.
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.