1 week ago
A major Japanese railway operator has tested a self-driving train on Tokyo's Yamanote line.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 33km SE of Ichinoseki, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 8km E of Ibusuki, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 7km SSE of Omuta, Japan
2 week ago
At least nine people were injured, one seriously, when a car deliberately plowed into crowds celebrating the New Year in central Tokyo in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 40km E of Namie, Japan
North Korea continues missile development: Japanese paper
Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 - 71km S of Obihiro, Japan
3 week ago
DEC 27: JASDF fighters intercepted 1x PLAAF Y-9 reconnaissance aircraft over the Tsushima Strait and East China Sea.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 49km SE of Ofunato, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 58km E of Hakodate, Japan
3 week ago
North Korea says it won't denuclearize unless the US removes its troops and nuclear umbrella from South Korea and Japan. DPRK also accused the US and Trump of misleading the world about what was agreed to at the Singapore talks last summer.
KCNA: "Japan, a militarist viper that has been desperate for a wild ambition to launch overseas expansion, effuses venom towards the world, free from 'restraint'Japan's reinvasion is a matter of time."
The cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday approved an increase of Japan's existing order for 42 F-35s to 147 of the aircraft as part of new defense plans that include the development of Tokyo's first post-World War II aircraft carriers.
Russia said on Monday it had built new barracks for troops on a disputed chain of islands near Japan and would build more facilities for armored vehicles
1 month ago
Japan 20 reported injured at explosion in restaurant at Sapporo city
KCNA: "Japan, a defeated country devoid of the right of belligerency andto participate in a war, cried out for the possession of aircraft carriers and goes roughshod for overseas expansionTherefore, it can be said Japan is certainly the most dangerous force of aggression."
KCNA: "Japan is trying to possess aircraft carrier, main force in the modern naval battle, again after the Second World WarJapan is hell-bent on the expansion of the theatre of operation of the 'Self-Defence Forces.'"
1 month ago
DEC 12: JASDF fighters scrambled and intercepted 1x PLAAF Y-9 REG/9211 over the East China Sea near Okinawa
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 7km N of Funaishikawa, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 158km S of Oyama, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 36km E of Iwaki, Japan
1 month ago
Marines identify the F/A-18 pilot killed in the mishap off the coast of Japan this week as Capt. Jahmar F. Resilard, 28. Five Marines are still missing from the KC-130.
: My thoughts and prayers are with the @USMC crew members who were involved in a mid-air collision off the coast of Japan. Thank you to @USForcesJapan for their immediate response and rescue efforts. Whatever you need, we are here for you. @IIIMEF
U.S. officials say 1 of recovered U.S. Marines involved in midair collision off Japan has died. Search continues for 5 missing Marines. 1 Marine previously rescued listed in 'fair' condition.
2nd U.S. Marine rescued following midair collision 200 miles off coast of Japan during aerial refueling, 5 others remain missing: USMC
5 American military members are missing in waters off Japan after 2 U.S. Marine Corps aircraft collided in mid-air and plunged into the ocean
The United States Marine Corps confirms that two Marines have been found. One is in fair condition and the other is being transported to a local hospital for evaluation
The Second crew member found in the waters off the Japanese coast where two U.S. Marine Corps warplanes collided and crashed, Japan's Defense Ministry says.