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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.

PM Fumio Kishida promises to restore Japan's economy as ruling bloc keeps majority in election

Tokyo/UNI/Sputnik: Following the victory of Japan's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) in coalition with the Komeito Party in the lower parliamentary house elections, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Monday that his government will work hard on restoring Japan's economy, following the aftermath of the pandemic.

Japan's ruling coalition wins over half the seats in lower Chamber : Preliminary Results

Tokyo/Sputnik: The Japanese ruling coalition of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and Komeito Party has received over half seats in the parliament's lower chamber, according to the NHK broadcaster, citing preliminary results of the Sunday elections.

Man attacks Tokyo train with knife, starts fire; 10 injured

Tokyo/IBNS: At least 10 people were injured and another critically hurt after a man attacked a train with a knife and started a fire in Tokyo on Sunday, AFP reported citing local media.

Three injured as earthquake hits northeast of Japan, say reports

Tokyo/UNI/Sputnik: Three people were injured when a 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck the northeast of Japan Wednesday, the Kyodo news agency reported.

US to establish close ties with new Japan PM amid rise of Chinese competition: Expert

A geo-political expert believes that the US government will soon reach out to forge close ties with the presumed next Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida amid rising competition from China.

US rules out Japan or India joining trilateral security partnership AUKUS

Washington/IBNS: White House press secretary Jen Psaki made a joke when she was asked whether Japan or India would be included in the United States' trilateral security partnership, ruling out any such possibility, media reports said.   

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.