Japan

July 22, 2022

Taxpayer-funded state funeral for Japan’s Abe triggers protests

   
July 22, 2022

Ukraine war could deepen China-Russia military ties: Japan defence report

   
July 20, 2022

China-Japan ties twisted and tested by Indo-Pacific Framework

The Indo-Pacific Framework for Economic Prosperity was launched in May 2022 during Joe Biden’s first visit to Asia as president. Of the 13 participants, Japan is the only country to announce it will join all four pillars of the IPEF. Why is Japan so determined to support this US initiative? Will this proactive move damage […] The post China-Japan ties twisted and tested by Indo-Pacific Framework appeared first on Asia Times.
July 20, 2022

Japanese, Irish leaders agree Russia must face “severe consequences”

  PM Fumio Kishida and Irish counterpart Micheal Martin ‘condemn the devastating attacks’ by Russia against Ukraine – also ‘seriously concerned’ about the situation in the […]
July 20, 2022

Japan sees fewer foreign visitors even after opening border

  The number of foreign arrivals after the country began accepting tourists on June 10, was 120,400 compared with 147,000 in May – visitors in June […]
July 20, 2022

‘Unreasonable’: Japanese girl removed from class for plucking her eyebrows

  A 14-year-old student in Fukuoka Prefecture was ordered to study entirely on her own for three days after teachers concluded she breached school policy by […]
July 20, 2022

South Korea, Japan top diplomats meet

   
July 20, 2022

Unification Church’s founder ‘was close’ to Shinzo Abe’s grandfather

  A former chairman of the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification said that its founder had a close relationship with both the grandfather and […]
July 20, 2022

Nuclear revival won’t solve Japan’s energy crisis

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has shocked global energy markets and caused rising fuel prices. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has called for more nuclear reactors to be restarted. For the first time since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, a slim majority of Japanese citizens favor restarting the country’s nuclear reactors. After the Fukushima disaster, Japan shut down its […] The post Nuclear revival won’t solve Japan’s energy crisis appeared first on Asia Times.
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