Aug 24, 2016

Tokyo confirms Kanagawa man charged in China for alleged spying

One of four Japanese who were arrested by Chinese authorities between last year and early this year over alleged involvement in spying activities has been indicted, sources privy to Sino-Japan relations said Tuesday. The man from Kanagawa Prefecture was detained in May last year ...

Aug 21, 2016

Abe slated to visit Russia, China next month

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia and China next month for talks with the two nations’ leaders. Abe will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his trip to Vladivostok in Russia’s Fast East slated for Sept. 2 and 3. The talks between ...

Aug 20, 2016

China holds 'confrontation' drills in Sea of Japan

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China’s navy has conducted what it called “confrontation” exercises in the Sea of Japan, part of routine annual drills, state media said Friday. The drills, which took place Thursday, come as China seeks to create a navy capable of force projection greater distances away ...

Government issues safety advisory in China as tensions rise

Aug 12, 2016

Government issues safety advisory in China as tensions rise

The Japanese Embassy in Beijing is urging Japanese citizens to pay more attention to safety there as sensitive anniversaries and territorial tensions might exacerbate anti-Japanese sentiment. The embassy notice cites the Aug. 15 anniversary of the end of World War II on Monday and ...