India, Japan and the US are to deploy their frontline warships, submarines and aircraft for the mega Malabar naval exercise.Jul 06, 2017, 23:14 PM IST
Japan will respect over 200 EU geographic protections on product names, like Parma ham or Polish wodka. Scotch whisky might not benefit, however, as Britain leaves the EU in 2019.
Japan is deploying 7,800 police, rescue personnel and troops in affected areas of Kyushu.Jul 06, 2017, 18:36 PM IST
Heavy rain warnings were in effect for much of the southern island of Kyushu after Typhoon Nanmadol swept across Japan earlier in the week.Jul 06, 2017, 08:59 AM IST
North Korea's launch this week of an intercontinental ballistic missile demonstrated a dangerous new reach for weapons it hopes to top with nuclear warheads one day.Jul 05, 2017, 22:54 PM IST
Malabar war games: India, US, Japan to deploy their largest warships, focus on anti-submarine warfare
INS Vikramaditya, USS Nimitz aircraft carrier Japan's largest helicopter carrier JS Izum will take part in Malabar exercise.Jul 05, 2017, 09:01 AM IST
A typhoon slammed into Japan today, grounding dozens of flights, injuring at least three people and prompting authorities to issue evacuation warnings on fears of landslides and floods.Jul 04, 2017, 14:37 PM IST
North Korea successfully tests ICBM; Donald Trump hopes China would 'end this nonsense once and for all'
North Korea on Tuesday declared the successful launch of its Inter-continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM).Jul 04, 2017, 12:17 PM IST
The polls, seen as a bellwether for national political sentiment, come as Abe is buffeted by a series of setbacks and scandals that have driven down his popularity.
Jul 03, 2017, 12:06 PM IST
During a phone call, President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe "reaffirmed that the United States-Japan Alliance stands ready to defend (against) and respond to any threat or action taken by North Korea", the White House said in a statement.Jul 03, 2017, 11:58 AM IST
On the surface, the Tokyo Metropolitan assembly election was a referendum on Governor Yuriko Koike's year in office, but the dismal showing for Abe's party is also a stinging rebuke of his 4-1/2-year-old administration.Jul 02, 2017, 20:31 PM IST
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
President Donald Trump will speak by telephone with the leaders of China and Japan on Sunday, in talks likely to be dominated by North Korea`s nuclear drive and the threats posed by its belligerent leadership.Jul 02, 2017, 10:27 AM IST
The magnitude 5.6 quake struck about 7 AM at a shallow depth of 7 kilometers (4 miles) in Nagano prefecture, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
Jun 25, 2017, 12:22 PM IST
The US coast guard investigation is one several into the incident on Saturday involving the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald and the much larger ACX Crystal.Jun 20, 2017, 14:48 PM IST
The Navy destroyer was badly damaged in the collision with a Philippine-flagged cargo ship off the Japanese coast early Saturday.Jun 20, 2017, 09:46 AM IST
A probe into the crash between a US navy destroyer and a Philippine-flagged cargo ship was under way Monday, as the names of seven American sailors who died were made public.Jun 19, 2017, 17:17 PM IST
A Chinese scholar has warned Vietnam not be incited by the US and Japan against Beijing.Jun 19, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
Japan Prime Minister has planned a cabinet reshuffle in August or September.
Jun 19, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
The bodies of missing sailors were found in flooded compartments of the USS Fitzgerald, which came close to sinking after a collision with a container ship off Japan tore a gash under the warship`s waterline, the US Navy`s Seventh Fleet commander said on Sunday.Jun 18, 2017, 17:50 PM IST