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Chinese Threat: Japan, Vietnam sign defence transfer deal

Tokyo: Japan and Vietnam have signed a defence transfer deal amid worries about China's growing military influence in the region.

Four Chinese vessels enter Japan's waters: Reports

Tokyo: Japanese Coast Guards have warned that  four Chinese government vessels entered Japanese territorial waters off the Senkaku Islands on Monday, media reports said.

Biden thanks Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga for hosting Summer Olympics

Washington/UNI/Sputnik/IBNS: US President Joe Biden thanked Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga for hosting the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

CCP video: China threatens to nuke Japan over Taiwan

Beijing:  The Chinese Communist Party recently aired a video which   warned Japan of a nuclear response and "full-scale war" if the island nation interferes in its handling of Taiwan.

Pacific region: Japan offers to give COVID-19 vaccines to Taiwan-friendly nations

Tokyo: The Japan government has offered to give COVID-19 vaccines to Taiwan-friendly islands in the Pacific, a move that can leave China irked.

At least 2 dead, 20 still missing after powerful landslide in Japan’s Atami

Tokyo/UNI/Sputnik: At least two people died and 20 others remain missing after heavy rains led to a landslide in the Japanese seaside city of Atami, located in Shizuoka Prefecture, the NHK broadcaster reported on Sunday.

Four Chinese coast guard ships sail in Japanese water

Tokyo: The Japan Coast Guard said four Chinese coast guard ships had sailed in Japanese territorial waters around the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea on Saturday.

Two Chinese coast guard ships enter Japanese waters

Beijing: Two China Coast Guard ships entered Japanese waters around the Japanese-administered Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, an episode which may trigger tension between the two nations.

Japan calls upon nations to come together against China's stance on South China Sea

Tokyo: Japanese Defence Minister has asked  Europe, the United States and other Asian nations to come together to stand up to China's aggressive expansion policy in the South China Sea.

Japanese PM calls Taiwan as a country, upsets China

Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga recently referred to Taiwan as a country, drawing ire from China which considers the region as a rebel province.

Chinese human rights abuse: Japan, Australian ministers express deep concern over Xinjiang issue

Melbourne: Japan and Australia’s foreign and defense ministers on Wednesday expressed strong concerns over the human rights abuses in China.

Japan, Australia voice concerns over China's coast guard law, allege rights abuses

Moscow/Sputnik: The foreign and defense ministers of Japan and Australia expressed concerns over China's recent coast guard law and purported rights abuses in its Xinjiang region in a joint statement after virtual 2+2 talks on Wednesday.

Japan may defend Taiwan if Beijing makes moves: Pottinger

Washington: Former US deputy national security advisor Matt Pottinger has said Japan is likely to defend Taiwan if Beijing makes moves to reunify the island with its mainland by force.

Japan pledges USD 800 million towards the COVAX facility

New Delhi/Tokyo/UNI: Amid the widening gap between nations in administering COVID-19 vaccines, Japan on Wednesday pledged another 800 million dollars in funding to ensure a fair distribution of shots.

Three Japanese fishermen killed after collision with Russian ship in Japan's waters: Kyodo

Tokyo/Sputnik: The deaths of three crew members of a Japanese fishing vessel, who were in critical condition after a collision with Russia's Amur ship in Japanese waters, have been confirmed, Kyodo news agency reported, citing firefighters, who also have rescue and ambulance functions.