13 June 2021
We agreed to demand DPRK fulfill its obligations under UNSC resolutions," says @sugawitter
"We agreed on the necessity for each of us to engage in frank dialogue with China," says @sugawitter
"We're going to work together to demonstrate that democracies can still compete and win in the 21st century," says @POTUS of US and Japan
PHOTOS: President Joe Biden hosts Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, the first world leader to visit at the White House since Biden took office
1 month ago
"We understand the careful considerations" Japan and IOC are weighing about the fate of the TokyoOlympics, says @PressSec
Japan raises the Corona alert in areas of Tokyo and the center of the country
Reuters: A senior Japanese ruling party official said cancelling this year's Olympic Games is an option if the coronavirus crisis becomes too dire, Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday, less than 100 days out from the planned start of the Games
2 month ago
South Korea voices concerns to U.S. over Japan's decision to release tainted Fukushima plant water
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 65 km ENE of Mutsu, Japan
Japan will begin releasing, in about two years, into the sea contaminated water from the crippled Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant, announces Prime Minister @sugawitter
Japan imposes tougher coronavirus measures in Tokyo to curb infection spike through May 11, weeks before Olympics begin
Suga says considering stronger virus steps for more regions
Reuters: The western prefectures of Osaka, Hyogo and Miyagi started on Monday a month of targeted lockdown measures, to rein in a more virulent strain of the virus
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Thursday she would request the central government impose emergency measures to stem a surge of COVID19 infections in the capital region. (Tokyo Olympics are scheduled to start July 23)
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 27 km S of Nemuro, Japan
2 month ago
IOC hasn't heard from North Korea on skipping Tokyo Olympics: spokesperson
2 month ago
During the tests, the frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov launched the Kalibr cruise missile from the Sea of Japan(East Sea) against a coastal target, the Russian Defense Ministry reported.
2 month ago
Russia launched combat readiness check of military units at Sakhalin and Kuril islands
North Korea has become the first country to withdraw from the Tokyo Olympics because of coronavirus fears
2 month ago
Japan foreign minister Motegi expressed concerns to Chinese counterpart about territorial waters, situation in Hong Kong and Uighur situation
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 21 km WSW of Hamamatsu, Japan
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 30 km ESE of Ōfunato, Japan
Burmese exiles at Tokyo Ikebukuro Station, Japan.   They hand out leaflets, hold peaceful protests every Saturday asking Japan & the Japanese to help to end military dictatorship in Myanmar.2 month ago
Burmese exiles at Tokyo Ikebukuro Station, Japan. They hand out leaflets, hold peaceful protests every Saturday asking Japan & the Japanese to help to end military dictatorship in Myanmar.
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 75 km ENE of Mutsu, Japan
Biden and Suga to note Taiwan Strait in April joint statement
Flight of Chinese aircraft in the East China Sea and the Pacific Ocean2 month ago
Flight of Chinese aircraft in the East China Sea and the Pacific Ocean
2 month ago
A joint statement from the defense ministers of Japan, South Korea, and ten other countries stated they "condemn the use of lethal force against unarmed people by the Myanmar Armed Forces." This is rare, since militaries typically leave such messages to civilian officials. (SG)
The MV Ever Given blocking Egypt's SuezCanal could be refloated as early as Sat, the vessel's Japanese owner, the president of Shoei Kisen, Yukito Higaki, said at a press conference in Japan on Friday, as the crisis has forced companies to reroute services around Africa2 month ago
The MV Ever Given blocking Egypt's SuezCanal could be refloated as early as Sat, the vessel's Japanese owner, the president of Shoei Kisen, Yukito Higaki, said at a press conference in Japan on Friday, as the crisis has forced companies to reroute services around Africa
Japan complains over U.S. military's use of term 'East Sea' after North Korean missile tests
2 month ago
North Korea fires unidentified projectile into East Sea: JCS
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