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    Japan expands sanctions aimed at North Korea

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:50pm on December 15, 2017

    Japan said Friday it had added 19 more entities to its list of organisations and individuals targeted by asset-freeze sanctions on...

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    US, South Korea, Japan start missile-tracking drill

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:15am on December 11, 2017

    The US, South Korea and Japan started joint exercises Monday to track missiles from North Korea, Seoul's military said, following the nuclear-armed Pyongyang's longest-range test...

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    Japan, US, South Korea to hold missile tracking drill amid North Korea crisis

    Reuters | Updated at 02:50pm on December 10, 2017

    The United States, Japan and South Korea will hold two days of missile tracking drills starting on Monday, Japan’s Maritime Self-Defence Force said, as...

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    Japan’s emperor Akihito to abdicate on April 30, 2019

    Reuters | Updated at 05:58pm on December 01, 2017

    Emperor Akihito, who has spent much of his nearly three decades on Japan’s throne seeking to soothe the wounds of World War Two, will step...

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    North Korea claims nuclear statehood with US in missile strike range

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:45am on November 29, 2017

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Wednesday his country had achieved full nuclear statehood after successfully testing a new missile capable of...

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    10 bodies found on Japan coast opposite North Korea

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 01:37pm on November 27, 2017

    The badly decomposed remains of 10 people have been found on Japan’s coast across the sea from North Korea, along with the wreckage of...

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    Fukushima darkness

    by Robert Hunziker | Updated at 12:05am on November 23, 2017

    THE radiation effects of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant triple meltdowns are felt worldwide, whether lodged in sea life or in humans, it cumulates...

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    Existential crisis before Japan

    by Amitava Mukherjee | Updated at 12:05am on November 21, 2017

    ON 12 October last there was an important news item in a mass circulated English language daily of Kolkata which stated that under the weight...

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    Japanese foreign minister meets Mahmood Ali in city

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:52am on November 19, 2017

    Japanese foreign minister Taro Kono met his Bangladeshi counterpart AH Mahmood Ali at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka on Sunday morning...

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    ‘No dictator’ should underestimate US resolve: Trump

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:45am on November 05, 2017

    President Donald Trump on Sunday warned that ‘no dictator’ should underestimate the United States, in a thinly veiled reference to North Korea, which is...