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Japan's Abe urges stronger defences...

Japan's Abe urges stronger defences...

East Asia

Fri, Sep 11 2020

The LDP's coalition partner Komeito is firmly opposed to any offensive military expansion

UK secures agreement with Japan on first...

UK secures agreement with Japan on first...

Europe

Fri, Sep 11 2020

Critics say such agreements are unlikely to replace exports lost to the EU if a deal cannot be struck...

Japan ruling party launches race for...

Japan ruling party launches race for...

East Asia

Tue, Sep 8 2020

There will also be two public debates, though the vote will only poll LDP lawmakers and three party representatives...

Typhoon hits S Korea after triggering...

Typhoon hits S Korea after triggering...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Sep 7 2020

Rescue workers were picking through mud and detritus after a hillside collapsed in rural Miyazaki

Powerful typhoon slams Japan with violent...

Powerful typhoon slams Japan with violent...

East Asia

Sun, Sep 6 2020

After lashing a string of exposed, remote southern islands, it neared Japan's Kyushu region on Sunday...

Search for ship survivors suspended...

Search for ship survivors suspended...

East Asia

Sat, Sep 5 2020

A first survivor was found on Wednesday evening, with the body of a second crew member recovered at sea...

Second survivor found as typhoon nears...

Second survivor found as typhoon nears...

East Asia

Fri, Sep 4 2020

The ship is believed to have been caught up in Typhoon Maysak

Cargo ship with 43 crew and 6,000 cows...

Cargo ship with 43 crew and 6,000 cows...

East Asia

Thu, Sep 3 2020

The survivor said one of the boat's engines had stalled and a wave then overturned the ship

Japan party vote to replace PM Abe set...

Japan party vote to replace PM Abe set...

East Asia

Tue, Sep 1 2020

The LDP has opted for a constrained format, polling only its MPs and three representatives from each...

Japanese company successfully tests...

Japanese company successfully tests...

World

Mon, Aug 31 2020

The SD-03 is the world's smallest electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle and occupies the...

Japan's Suga hopes to succeed PM Abe,...

Japan's Suga hopes to succeed PM Abe,...

East Asia

Sun, Aug 30 2020

Abe's announcement on Friday, citing a worsening of a chronic illness, set the stage for a leadership...

Race for new Japan PM starts after shock...

Race for new Japan PM starts after shock...

East Asia

Sat, Aug 29 2020

Experts predict Abe's successor would not produce any surprises but would face 'big...

Japan, US defence chiefs oppose bid...

Japan, US defence chiefs oppose bid...

East Asia

Sat, Aug 29 2020

The USA has long opposed China's expansive territorial claims in the South China Sea and has sent...

ED: An investment in the future

ED: An investment in the future

Editorial

Fri, Aug 28 2020

The education sector remains one of the most important aspects of a nation’s development

Japan says to lift foreigner re-entry...

Japan says to lift foreigner re-entry...

East Asia

Fri, Aug 28 2020

The announcement came hours before the news that Abe plans to resign over health issues

International reaction to resignation...

International reaction to resignation...

East Asia

Fri, Aug 28 2020

It was the second time Abe has resigned as prime minister because of poor health

Japan, eyeing Olympics, lines up half...

Japan, eyeing Olympics, lines up half...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Aug 28 2020

The country is working with Olympic organizers on how to go ahead with the games, tying the effort to...

Japan's longest-serving PM Shinzo Abe...

Shinzo Abe resigns over worsening...

East Asia

Fri, Aug 28 2020

The resignation will trigger a leadership race in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party - most likely in...

Dhaka, Tokyo sign grant deals to support...

Dhaka, Tokyo sign grant deals to support...

Foreign Affairs

Thu, Aug 27 2020

Japan has been supporting primary education development program in Bangladesh for nearly a decade

Honda goes small with first all-electric...

Honda goes small with first all-electric...

World

Thu, Aug 27 2020

The two-door Honda e is intended as an upmarket city car with a retro, ultra-compact design

Japan experts: Long-term threat to Mauritius...

Japan experts: Long-term threat to Mauritius...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Aug 25 2020

The spilled oil has also reached the soft soil of mangrove forests along the coastline