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Japanese woman dies from tick-borne disease after bitten by cat

Japanese woman dies from tick-borne disease after bitten by cat

It is thought to be the first such mammal to human transmission, the media reported on Tuesday.

Japan aims to reduce suicides by 30 per cent in 10 years

It states that the government will push further for measures against work-related suicides, saying that cutting extreme work hours and preventing harassment by bosses are necessary.

Japan launches telework campaign to ease Tokyo 2020 congestion

The congested megalopolis thus faces a serious need to ease rush-hour crowds to accommodate tourists for the Olympics.

India, Japan civil nuclear coop deal comes into force

The civil nuclear cooperation agreement was signed last November during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Tokyo after years of negotiations.

2020 Tokyo Olympics: Japan stadium worker's suicide was 'death by overwork' say parents

2020 Tokyo Olympics: Japan stadium worker's suicide was 'death by overwork' say parents

Japan officially recognizes two types of "karoshi", as deaths by overwork is known: cardiovascular illness linked to overwork, and suicide following mental stress related to work.

Malabar Naval exercises won't help India: CPI-M

"What the Malabar exercise symbolizes is India's becoming a full-fledged military partner of the US strategy in Asia which is directed towards containing China," said an editorial in the CPI-M journal People's Democracy. 

Bellicose China mounting expansionist policy: US Republican Party

"While tensions between China and Taiwan have persisted since the 1950s, China has now mounted an aggressive and expansionist policy towards other nations in the region in order to enlarge their sphere of influence," the Republican Study Committee said in its report yesterday as the House of Representatives initiated steps to pass the annual budget.

5.6 magnitude earthquake strikes Japan

5.6 magnitude earthquake strikes Japan

 An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale shook the Fukushima Prefecture and northeast Japan on Thursday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

China should send more submarines to Indian Ocean: Chinese experts

More than a dozen submarines have been spotted by India in the Indian Ocean over the years.

Malabar exercise: India, US, Japan navies showcase their might – Spectacular images of MiG 29Ks, F/A-18 flying over USS Nimitz, INS Vikramaditya

Malabar exercise: India, US, Japan navies showcase their might – Spectacular images of MiG 29Ks, F/A-18 flying over USS Nimitz, INS Vikramaditya

Amid the military stand-off between armies of the India and China, the tri-nation Malabar naval exercise is underway in the Bay of Bengal.

India to overtake Japan in steel production in 2 years

India to overtake Japan in steel production in 2 years

Stating that the steel sector has started improving, he said the sector contribute to one to 1.5 percent in the country's GDP.

Top Consular officials from US, and Japan call on Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami

Top Consular officials from US, and Japan call on Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami

In the 21st edition of Naval exercise, as many as 95 air crafts, 16 ships and two submarines from Japan, India and United States are taking part.

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe promises to help victims of floods; death toll up to 25

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe promises to help victims of floods; death toll up to 25

Torrential rain that began a week ago set off landslides and sent rivers surging over their banks on the southwestern island of Kyushu, at one point forcing more than 400,000 people from their homes.

China detains 35 Japanese nationals for alleged fraud: Japan

The Nikkei business daily said the Japanese nationals were accused of being involved in telephone scams targeting residents in Chiba prefecture, east of Tokyo.

China detains 35 Japanese nationals for alleged fraud: Japanese Government

"We were informed that local authorities notified Japanese consulate-general in Guangzhou on July 3 that they had taken 35 Japanese nationals into criminal custody on suspicion of fraud," a foreign ministry official, who asked not to be identified, told Reuters.

 

Japan protests South Korea's 'comfort women' heritage bid

The reaction comes after Seoul's gender equality minister yesterday expressed support for efforts to include the papers in the "Memory of the World" register of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

China says 'China responsibility theory' on North Korea has to stop

US President Trump took a more conciliatory tone at a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday, but he has expressed some impatience that China, with its close economic and diplomatic ties to Pyongyang, is not doing enough to rein in North Korea.

 

India, US, Japan begin Malabar exercise in Bay of Bengal as China watches

India, US, Japan begin Malabar exercise in Bay of Bengal as China watches

China has in the past expressed reservations over the Malabar exercise turning into a multilateral one.

No girls allowed: Japan's men-only island gets UNESCO nod

The tiny landmass of Okinoshima is permanently manned by a Shinto priest who prays to the island's goddess, in a tradition that has been kept up for centuries.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe to reshuffle cabinet as support plunges to lowest since 2012

Japan PM Shinzo Abe to reshuffle cabinet as support plunges to lowest since 2012

Last week's loss, delivered by a novice political group, spotlights Abe's potential vulnerability after nearly five years in power, with many blaming voter perceptions of arrogance on his part and that of his powerful Chief Cabinet Secretary, Yoshihide Suga.