Moscow/Sputnik: Japan's prime minister Yoshihide Suga said on Sunday that he would join United States President Joe Biden in joint attempts to stop climate change. "I would like to jointly lead [such efforts with the United States]," the Japanese prime minister told a television program, as quoted by the Kyodo news agency.
A 33- year-old Sri Lankan woman, who had been in the Japanese Immigration detention Centre for seven months, has died, The Daily Mirror reported. Officials of the Sri Lankan embassy in Tokyo visited the center and were assured of an impartial investigation into the case by Japanese authorities.
Tokyo/Sputnik: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will visit the United States, where he will meet US President Joe Biden, in the first half of April, Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato said on Friday.
Tokyo: East China Sea region is witnessing fresh tension as Japan is considering sending its armed forces to deal with a surge in Chinese activity near islands claimed by both countries, media reports said.
Tokyo/Sputnik: Tokyo has lodged a protest with Beijing after two Chinese ships entered the Japanese coastal waters near the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, the Kyodo news agency said on Saturday.
Tokyo/UNI: Chinese coast guard vessels on Tuesday entered Japan's territorial waters near the Senkaku Islands, the Japan Coast Guard said.
Tokyo/UNI : Another earthquake of magnitude 5.2 on the Richter scale struck off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture on Sunday shortly after the region was hit by a strong earthquake, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
Tokyo/Sputnik: More Than 100 people were injured as a result of the 7.3-magnitude earthquake that struck off Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture on Saturday, the Kyodo news agency reported on Sunday.
Tokyo: Japan and British ministers recently raised concern over China's decision to change Coast Guard Law.
Washington: US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III spoke with Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi on Sunday, reiterating American commitment to the U.S.-Japan Alliance and emphasizing its importance to the peace and security of the Indo-Pacific region.
Moscow/Sputnik: Japan has culled record 5.8 million chickens since November due to bird flu, the NHK broadcaster reported Sunday.
Moscow/Sputnik: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, who earlier in the day expanded the coronavirus-related state of emergency to seven more prefectures, announced that the country was halting entry of all non-resident foreign nationals amid the continuing spike in new cases, Kyodo news agency reported.
Tokyo/Sputnik: The Japanese government is expected to convene a panel of infectious disease and other experts next week to discuss the possibility of introducing a state of emergency in Tokyo and three neighboring prefectures amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Kyodo news agency reported on Sunday.
Tokyo/Sputnik: An unidentified person has managed to sneak into the Japanese Imperial Family's Akasaka Palace and stayed there for approximately two hours, the Fuji broadcaster reported on Sunday.
Tokyo/UNI: More than 40 percent of Japanese companies which possess sensitive technology linked to security are currently shifting their parts procurement and manufacturing bases from China so as to diversify their supply chains, reveals a survey conducted by Kyodo News agency.