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.
Tokyo/UNI: Japan in 2019 provided intelligence to the United States and Britain regarding People's Republic of China's (PRC) forceful detainment of Muslim Uyghur minority people Japanese press has claimed.
Tokyo: China is buying land near Japan's defence installations, making it another potential area of conflict between the two Asian nations.
Tokyo/UNI: Japanese local media reports claimed that two Chinese ships entered Japan's territorial waters near the Senkaku Islands on Saturday.
Tokyo/Sputnik: Japan will adopt new stimulus measures on Tuesday including a package worth 73.6 trillion yen (over $707 billion) aimed at supporting the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said.
Moscow/Sputnik: A recent poll has shown that more than half of Japanese citizens view their country's relations with China in a negative light, compared to less than a quarter of Chinese respondents who share the same opinion about their country's relations with Japan, the Japanese broadcaster NHK reports on Tuesday.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison are likely to sign a defence agreement soon, a move which is being seen as a counter stance against China’s growing influence in the South China Sea and over the Pacific island nations.
Tokyo/Sputnik: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Saturday promised to supply the coronavirus-hit Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) with medical aid in excess of $200 million, national media said.
Tokyo/Sputnik: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Friday that close cooperation between Japan and the United States will remain unchanged regardless of which presidential candidate comes out on top.