Japan

January 10, 2023

‘China has been your friend’: envoy warns Australia to ‘be careful’ of Japan

  Japan ‘invaded Australia’ and ‘killed Australians’ during World War II, Chinese ambassador Xiao Qian said on Tuesday, cautioning against trusting the East Asian nation.  
January 10, 2023

US to sprinkle Japanese islands with missile-armed Marines to deter China

  Japan hosts 18,000 US Marines, mostly on Okinawa Island. But a reorganisation could see them dispersed throughout the island chain that bounds the East China […]
January 9, 2023

Japan to expand military base near Taiwan over China’s military moves

   
January 8, 2023

China-Japan ties: past the point of no return amid Tokyo’s military build-up?

  China undoubtedly sees hostility in Japan’s plans to massively boost defence spending, say analysts, warning ‘a reciprocal quid pro quo’ may be required for the […]
January 8, 2023

Japan steps up Covid curbs on Chinese travellers, as more nations impose tests

   
January 7, 2023

Plane makes emergency landing in Japan after bomb threat, 5 injured

  Narita airport received a phone call from someone who said they had planted a bomb on the Fukuoka-bound flight.  
January 6, 2023

Japan minister says bringing China into WTO ‘increased’ geopolitical risks

   
January 4, 2023

Japan faces foreign policy tests from China, Russia in UN Security Council role

   
January 3, 2023

Japan’s ‘anti-Russian course’ makes a peace treaty ‘impossible’: Moscow

  Russia and Japan have not formally ended World War Two hostilities because of a stand-off over the Kuril Islands. Moscow withdrew from talks last year […]
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