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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.

Chinese military hacking: Japan's Gifu gov't, Osaka TV station were targets of attacks, says report

Tokyo: The Gifu Prefectural Government headquarters and a television station in Osaka Prefecture in Japan faced major cyberattacks  in 2016 and 2017, media reports said.

Sino-Japanese Tension: Chinese buying up land around military bases in Japan

Chinese are buying land around military bases in Japan, an episode that might trigger security concerns and further tensions between the two nations with already frayed relations, media reports said on Friday.

Expert believes China forcing India, Australia, Japan and US to unite in preparation for major conflict

A senior geopolitical expert has said  China's international aggression is causing countries to band together.

Japan witnessing surge in Chinese refugees

Beijing: Japan has witnessed a surge in refugees and a large section of them are from China, media reports said.Nearly one-quarter of the foreign nationals granted refugee status by Japan in 2020 were Chinese, a record high despite the dramatic decline in people arriving from China on tourist visas last year because of the coronavirus pandemic, reports South China Morning Post.

Golden Week Holiday: Japanese join Tibet Festival Japan

Japanese and Tibetans in Japan recently joined the 4-day online Tibet Festival Japan which was hosted by the Tibet House Japan.

Japan's ruling opposition parties agree on bill for amending referendum law: Reports

Tokyo/Sputnik: Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party and the main opposition Constitutional Democratic Party reached an agreement on Thursday to approve a modified bill on a nationwide referendum law, the Kyodo news agency reported.

Aggressive Dragon: Japan protests presence of Chinese research vessel close to Okinawa

Okinawa: The Japan Coast Guard recently chased away Chinese research vessel  from its exclusive economic zone where Japanese authorities believe it was conducting research, media reports said.

Security concerns: Japanese companies are moving away from Chinese drones

Fearing security risks, several Japanese infrastructure companies will end their use of Chinese-made drones, media reports said.

China: Scholar who worked for university in Hokkaido prosecuted

Beijing: China's Foreign Ministry has said  a Chinese former professor who taught at the Hokkaido University of Education in Japan is currently on a trial in China.

Japan suspects Chinese military behind cyber attacks on JAXA, research agencies: Reports

Tokyo/Sputnik: Japan's police suspect the Chinese armed forces of commissioning large-scale cyber attacks against 200 defense-related companies and research institutions, including Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), in 2016, the NHK broadcaster reporter on Tuesday, citing investigative sources.

Japan reduced Chinese interceptions by over 200 last year

Tokyo/UNI: Japan said the number of incidents where its fighter jets were scrambled to intercept Chinese aircraft decreased by over 200 in the fiscal year 2020, the Japanese Joint Chiefs of Staff said on Friday.

Japan to deploy F-35B stealth fighters from 2024 to counter China in East China Sea

Tokyo: Japan will deploy the F-35B stealth fighter aircraft for the first time from 2024, a move keeping in mind the Chinese threat to Japanese territory in the East China Sea, media reports said.