Hokkaido

Japan missile was first step in Pacific operation: North Korea

North Korea has said its firing of a missile over Japan was "the first step" of military operations in the Pacific, signalling plans for more launches, media reports said.

Aug 30, 2017, 10:20 AM IST
Donald Trump says 'all options' on table after North Korea fires missile over Japan

Donald Trump says 'all options' on table after North Korea fires missile over Japan

President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that "all options are on the table" as the United States considers its response to North Korea`s firing of a ballistic missile over northern Japan`s Hokkaido island into the sea. 

Aug 29, 2017, 19:47 PM IST

5.3-magnitude earthquake rocks Japan's Hokkaido

The quake logged lower five in some parts of Hokkaido prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at seven.

Jul 02, 2017, 13:10 PM IST

Japan culling 210,000 birds amid spreading avian flu

Japan has begun slaughtering about 210,000 farm birds in northern Hokkaido to contain another outbreak of a highly contagious strain of avian flu, an official said Sunday.

Dec 18, 2016, 10:15 AM IST

Japan typhoon death toll rises to 14

Typhoon Lionrock, which packed wind gusts of over 160 kilometres an hour landed on Japan`s northern Pacific coast on Tuesday evening, dumping torrential rain over a wide area.

Sep 02, 2016, 12:09 PM IST

Nine people killed in flooded Japanese old people's home

More than 1,000 other people were forced from their homes by the flooding brought by Typhoon Lionrock.

Aug 31, 2016, 12:09 PM IST
Learn it from Japan – It runs a train for single passenger! Know why

Learn it from Japan – It runs a train for single passenger! Know why

Japan has showcased a perfect example of how a government should value its citizens.

Aug 30, 2016, 12:46 PM IST