- Saudi Arabia, Japan and Australia 'lobbied UN scientists to water down report on climate change'
Countries including Australia, Saudi Arabia, Brazil and Japan are reportedly among the countries asking the UN to play down the need to move rapidly away from fossil fuels.
Daily Mail. Thu, 21 Oct 2021 14:44:20 +0100.
- Handling of police shooting looms over hearing for Biden's Japan envoy pick
Rahm Emanuel is confronted at Senate hearing over his handling of a deadly police shooting while he was Chicago mayor.
Straits Times. Thu, 21 Oct 2021 05:13:18 +0800.
- China, Russia naval ships jointly sail through Japan strait
Ten vessels from China, Russia sailed through Tsugaru Strait, which separates Sea of Japan from the Pacific.
Al Jazeera. Tue, 19 Oct 2021 08:10:57 +0000.
- North Korea fires submarine-launched ballistic missile, says South - and it disrupts Japan election campaign
North Korea has fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile from its east coast into the Sea of Japan, South Korea's military has said.
Sky News. Tue, 19 Oct 2021 05:12:00 +0100.
- North Korea fires 2 ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan, Tokyo says
Pyongyang on Tuesday fired off a couple of ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan in its latest act of aggression in the region and just hours after the U.S. reaffirmed its offer to resume diplomacy on its weapons program.
Edmund Demarche. Fox News. Tue, 19 Oct 2021 03:19:34 GMT.
- North Korea launches unidentified projectile towards Sea of Japan - Yonhap
No further details were provided
Tass. Tue, 19 Oct 2021 04:56:12 +0300.
- Covid 19 coronavirus: Vaccines, masks? Japan puzzling over sudden virus success
Almost overnight, Japan has become a stunning, and somewhat mysterious, coronavirus success story.Daily new Covid-19 cases have plummeted from a mid-August peak of nearly 6000 in Tokyo, with caseloads in the densely populated ...
New Zealand Herald. Tue, 19 Oct 2021 06:25:53 +1200.
- Airlines in Japan and South Korea Try Novel Ideas to Lure Fliers
How about inexpensive passes good for a month of domestic flights? Or popular in-flight meals to on-the-ground customers?
John Yoon. New York Times. Sat, 16 Oct 2021 23:17:02 +0000.
- U.S. Rejects Moscow's Claim That Its Warship Tried To Enter Russian Waters
The U.S. Navy has rejected a claim by Moscow that a U.S. warship tried to enter Russian territorial waters in the Sea of Japan during Russian-Chinese naval drills on October 15.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 15 Oct 2021 15:35:24 +0000.
- Aflac (AFL) Rides on Strength at U.S and Japan Segments
Aflac (AFL) is well poised for growth on the back of a rebound in top-line growth and other strategic measures
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 15 Oct 2021 15:00:00 GMT.
- Number of JASDF scrambles increases 5.1% in first half of FY 2021/22
The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) scrambled its fighter aircraft a total of 390 times in the first half of fiscal year 2021/22 (FY 2021/22) in response to ...
Janes 360. Fri, 15 Oct 2021 12:35:09 Z.
- Typhoon Kompasu Closes Hong Kong While Mainland Growth Stocks Rebound
Asian equities were largely higher with Japan off and Hong Kong unexpectedly closed due to Typhoon Kompasu hitting the island.
By Brendan Ahern, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 13 Oct 2021 12:13:22 -0400.
- McMahon out of Japan Test as Wallabies sweat on Cooper, Kerevi
The star forward will play no part against the Brave Blossoms on Saturday week, the first of four Wallabies Tests to close the year.
Sam Phillips. Sydney Morning Herald. Tue, 12 Oct 2021 19:30:00 +1100.
- Magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes Tokyo area; no tsunami danger, officials say
A powerful earthquake registering a preliminary 6.1 magnitude shook the Tokyo area, but officials said there was no danger of a tsunami.
Ap. ABC News. Thu, 07 Oct 2021 16:32:17 +0000.
- 'Everyone's mental health is messed up' - Saunders on making a stand in Tokyo
Olympic shot putter Raven Saunders talks to BBC Sport about making a stand at Tokyo 2020, TikTok, LGBTQ+ visibility and putting her mental health first.
BBC News. Tue, 05 Oct 2021 23:01:13 GMT.
- GB's Barker won Olympic silver in Tokyo while pregnant
Welsh cyclist Elinor Barker reveals she is expecting her first child and was pregnant when she won silver at the Tokyo Olympics.
BBC News. Tue, 05 Oct 2021 21:53:18 GMT.
- New Covid variant from Japan detected in Kentucky nursing home
Many unique mutations in the R.1 coronavirus variant empowers it to bypass antibodies in a victim
Alisha Rahaman Sarkar. The Independent. Wed, 22 Sep 2021 10:02:54 GMT.
- Former OF Gose, 31, called up by Indians as LHP
Formerly an outfielder in the big leagues, Anthony Gose, who played for Team USA in the Tokyo Olympics, was called up from the minors by the Cleveland Indians on Monday, this time as a hard-throwing lefty reliever.
ESPN. Mon, 20 Sep 2021 19:32:42 EST.
- Burundi seeks to revamp the Bujumbura port
Burundi last week launched a modernization project to the port of Bujumbura in a bid to boost efficiency to its operations. The project will be financed and implemented by Japan and is estimated to cost about 31 million US dollars.
AfricaNews. Wed, 15 Sep 2021 18:33:06 +0000.
- Biden to Host Leaders of Australia, India, Japan at White House Next Week
The 'Quad' countries have been seeking to enhance cooperation to push back against China's growing assertiveness.
Voice of America. Mon, 13 Sep 2021 19:47:47 -0400.
Facts About Japan
Japan, an island state off the east coast of Asia, is governed as a
constitutional monarchy. Its capital city is Tokyo; its second
largest city is Osaka. Japan's national currency is the Yen.
In 2020, Japan's estimated population was 126,476,461, and Japanese is
the primary language spoken in Japan.
For more news and information about Japan, visit this official
Japanese government website. For detailed maps of Japan, visit
this Japan map website.
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