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Japan's number of newborn babies to reach record low this year

Tokyo/Xinhua: Japan's number of newborn babies in 2020 is expected to decrease to around 845,000, hitting a new record low, local media reported Saturday.

Japan unveils new submarine amid China's growing aggression

Tokyo: Japan on Wednesday unveiled its new submarine amid growing aggressive stance by China in recent times.

Japan's new Prime Minister Suga holds first phone talks with Putin: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, appointed earlier in September, held on Tuesday his first phone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Japanese media reported on Tuesday.

Old habits die hard: China's tryst with border disputes and expansionism

Earlier in September, US President Donald Trump said the country was ready to help both India and China fix their border dispute as the two most populous nations engaged in activities deemed 'attempted transgression' by both New Delhi and Beijing.

Japan's record GDP contraction revised down to annualized 28.1 pct in April-June quarter

Tokyo/Xinhua: Japan's economy in the April-June period shrank an annualized real 28.1 percent from the previous quarter, downwardly revised from the 27.8 percent contraction initially reported, the government said in a report on Tuesday.

Japan orders evacuation of over 1.1Mln people due to Typhoon Haishen

Tokyo/Sputnik: More than 1.1 million people living in Japan’s four southwestern prefectures were ordered to immediately evacuate on Monday due to Typhoon Haishen, which has been raging across northeast Asia over the weekend, the NHK broadcaster reported.

Companies shifting base from China to get push from Japan

Tokyo/UNI: Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has included India and Bangladesh in the list of relocation sites for companies that move their manufacturing sites from China to ASEAN countries.

New Japanese opposition party to vote on leader, name on September 10 - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Japan’s newest opposition political party, made up of members from the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan (CDPJ) and the Democratic Party for the People (DPP), will hold a vote on September 10 to decide its leader and name, lawmakers told domestic media on Tuesday.

Japan sending 3rd disaster relief team to Mauritius to help eliminate oil spill - Ministry

Tokyo/Sputnik: The Japanese Environment Ministry announced on Tuesday that the third disaster relief team would leave for Mauritius soon to help the island nation clean up the oil that leaked from Japan's distressed Wakashio cargo ship in the Indian Ocean last month.

Over 50,000 people in Japan left jobless due to COVID-19 - Government

Tokyo, Sep 1 (Sputnik) More than 50,000 people in Japan have lost their jobs temporarily or completely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the data published on Tuesday by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

Chinese language imposition: Mongolians demonstrate against China in Tokyo

Tokyo: A large number of Mongolians assembled in front of the Chinese embassy Japanese city of Tokyo and protested against President Xi Jinping-led administration on Aug 28.

Japan's chief cabinet secretary to join race to succeed Abe as party leader - Reports

Tokyo/Sputnik:  Chief Cabinet Secretary of Japan Yoshihide Suga will join the race to succeed outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as head of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, who will also become the country's next prime minister, the Kyodo news agency reported on Sunday, citing a source familiar with the matter.

Trade agreement between UK, Japan postponed to September - Reports

Tokyo/Sputnik: A post-Brexit agreement on foreign trade between Japan and the United Kingdom, which was set to be reached by the end of August, has been postponed to September, Japan's Kyodo new agency reported on Friday.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe to step down over health problems

Tokyo/UNI: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who suffers from a chronic illness, is to step down from his post owing to health issues.

Japanese Cybersecurity firm finds stolen data of over 7,600 Facebook accounts

Tokyo/Sputnik:  A Japanese cybersecurity firm said it found stolen login details for over 7,600 Facebook accounts stored on a server based in Russia, media reported Tuesday.