Further questions are being raised about the Japanese ship owners behind the Mauritius oil spill in the Indian Ocean in August. ...
By Nishan Degnarain, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 26 Nov 2020 03:08:08 -0500.
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares were mostly higher Thursday, although Wall Street had taken a pause from the market optimism underlined in a record-setting climb earlier in the week. U.S. ...
Yuri Kageyama. Washington Times. Thu, 26 Nov 2020 00:42:31 -0500.
Russian naval commanders claimed the American destroyer 'trespassed' by over a mile in the Sea of Japan, in a 'brazen' incursion inside its territorial waters.
Daily Mail. Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:32:30 GMT.
The Loricifera is a microscopic, sediment-dwelling marine invertebrate, with a head covered in over 200 spines and an abdomen with a protective shell - known as a lorica. ...
Science Daily. Wed, 25 Nov 2020 10:03:11 EST.
TOKYO (AP) - Tokyo's governor on Wednesday asked bars and other places where alcohol is served to close earlier for three weeks to help prevent a resurgence of coronavirus infections from turning explosive. Gov. ...
Mari Yamaguchi. Washington Times. Wed, 25 Nov 2020 04:56:02 -0500.
Russia has said it caught and chased off an American warship which was violating its territorial waters in the Sea of Japan - but the US Navy has rejected the claim and denied any wrongdoing.
Sky News. Tue, 24 Nov 2020 14:07:00 +0000.
With bear sightings in Japan at a five-year high this year, one Japanese town has come up with an unconventional, and rather high-tech, solution to tackle the problem.The town of Takikawa, on the northern island of Hokkaido, ...
New Zealand Herald. Thu, 12 Nov 2020 14:35:05 +1200.
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.
Click on the small Japan map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Japan.