Tokyo: Japan and Vietnam have signed a defence transfer deal amid worries about China's growing military influence in the region.
Tokyo: Japanese Coast Guards have warned that four Chinese government vessels entered Japanese territorial waters off the Senkaku Islands on Monday, media reports said.
Washington/UNI/Sputnik/IBNS: US President Joe Biden thanked Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga for hosting the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Melbourne: Japan and Australia’s foreign and defense ministers on Wednesday expressed strong concerns over the human rights abuses in China.
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.
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.
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.
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.