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Japan mulls building its own fighter jets: report TOKYO: Japan is considering building its own fighter jets after years of playing second fiddle in a US construction partnership, a report said Thursday, in a move likely to stoke fears of its military resurgence among Asian neighbours.Japan's attempt in the 1980s to build its first purely domestic fighters since World War II faced US resistance and resulted in joint US-Japan development and production of the F-2, the Nikkei newspaper said.But joint F-2 production ended more than two years ago and the last of the fighters are due to be retired from Japan's air defence force around 2028, it added.The defence ministry plans to seek about 40 billion yen ($387 million) in state funding for the next year starting in April 2015 to test experimental engines and radar-dodging stealth airframe designs for a purely Japanese fighter, the report said.According to its medium-term defence programme, the Tokyo government will decide by ...

Vietnam tests two Nigerians for Ebola HANOI: Vietnam is testing two Nigerians for the deadly Ebola virus after they arrived on a flight to Ho Chi Minh City showing symptoms of fever, the health ministry said.The pair were displaying no other symptoms but have been sent to the southern city's Tropical Diseases Hospital for isolation, the ministry said in a statement released late Tuesday.Airline passengers sitting next to the pair -- who travelled to Vietnam on Monday from Nigeria via Qatar ...
'Reasonable chance' of finding MH370 in new search: Australia PM SYDNEY: A new underwater hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 had a "reasonable chance" of finding the plane, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday, adding that searchers would not give up easily.Flight MH370 vanished inexplicably en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, and there has been no sign since of the aircraft or the 239 people onboard.It is believed to have crashed into the southern Indian Ocean far off the ...
Eight dead as landslides hit Japan's Hiroshima, 13 missing TOKYO: At least eight people were killed in Japan on Wednesday when landslides touched off by torrential rain slammed into the outskirts of the city of Hiroshima, media reported. At least 13 people were also missing after a month's worth of rain fell overnight, loosening slopes already saturated by heavy rain over the past few weeks. "There was rain and thunder all night, beating down so hard I was scared to go outside," a resident ...
Fiji navy says high seas 'shooting victims' not locals SUVA: Fiji's navy said Wednesday it was confident an online video claiming to show fishermen being shot dead at sea did not involve its citizens, amid speculation the apparent victims were Somali pirates.The 10-minute video posted on YouTube this week shows four men clinging to what appears to be an upturned boat as gunmen on at least three vessels circling around them open fire, eventually killing all of them.It was posted under the title "Fishing ...
At least 18 dead in Japan landslide: report TOKYO: At least 18 people were killed and another 13 were still missing after a huge landslide engulfed homes in western Japan, reports said Wednesday.Dozens of houses were buried when a wall of mud thundered down a hillside in Hiroshima overnight, television pictures showed, with national broadcaster NHK citing local police for the death toll.Nippon TV gave the same figure.The number of dead rose rapidly from an initial toll of four, although emergency services said ...
Japan to resume Fukushima rice exports TOKYO: Japan is to restart exports of rice grown in Fukushima for the first time since foreign sales were halted due to fears of contamination by the nuclear disaster there, officials said Tuesday.The National Federation of Agricultural Cooperative Associations (Zen-Noh), a major wholesaler of Japanese agricultural products, said it will send 300 kilograms (660 pounds) of the grain to Singapore.Its provenance will be marked and it will not be mixed with other produce, an official ...

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