Tag: Japan

Japan ‘strongly’ protests South Korea defence pact move: FM

TOKYO: Japan's foreign minister said Thursday that Tokyo "strongly" protested against South Korea's decision to scrap a military intelligence-sharing pact, calling the move "extremely regrettable". "I...

Japan, U.S. ministers meet for trade talks as hopes for early deal fade

TOKYO: Japan and the United States will seek to narrow gaps on trade when their top negotiators meet this week, but hopes for a deal...

US urges Japan, South Korea to look at ‘standstill agreement’ for trade feud

WASHINGTON: The United States has urged South Korea and Japan to consider signing a "standstill agreement" on a serious diplomatic dispute to buy time for...

Japan officials hunt for reasons behind fire that killed 34

KYOTO, Japan: Japanese officials groped on Monday for answers to why a blaze tore through an animation company, amid reports that smoke spread so fast...

Japan’s household spending rises the most in 4 yrs in hopeful sign for economy

TOKYO: Household spending in Japan rose at the fastest pace in four years in May, in a sign improving domestic demand will offer some support...

Pakistan, Japan exchange views on security policies, regional, global issues

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Japan on Tuesday, in their 7th round of security dialogue, exchanged views on security policies and regional as well as global issues....

Trump-Xi meeting at G20 raises hope for trade truce

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping said Tuesday they plan to meet next week at the Group of 20 summit in Japan,...

Japan issues tsunami advisory following quake

TOKYO: Japan issued a tsunami advisory Tuesday after a strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit the country but there were no immediate reports of damages or serious...

Japan says human error likely cause of F-35A jet crash

TOKYO: Human error was the likely cause of an F-35A fighter jet crash in April, Japan's defence ministry said Monday, and flights of the stealth...

Self-driving electric wheelchairs to help people with limited mobility

In order to help those with limited mobility, Japan, along with Panasonic, is testing new self-driving electric wheelchairs to help the disabled move around easily. Japan’s...