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Mainland Chinese student Zhou Hongxu arrives for a court hearing on suspicion that he attempted to develop a spy network for China in Taiwan in March 2018.
Nov 5, 2023
Spies bring their China warnings in from the cold
The spy chiefs say Western nations need to safeguard technology innovation, particularly in areas like artificial intelligence and quantum computing.
 FBI Director Christopher Wray
WORLD / Politics
Oct 18, 2023
Five Eyes chiefs warn on China's 'theft' of intellectual property
From quantum technology and robotics to biotechnology and artificial intelligence, China was stealing secrets in various sectors, officials said.
U.S. President Joe Biden (left), Prime Minister Anthony Albanese of Australia (center left), Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of Japan (center right) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India (right) participate in a Quad Leaders' meeting on May 20 in Hiroshima.
Oct 5, 2023
U.S. deepening intelligence links across Asia to counter China
Washington has developed a set of separate but overlapping partnerships including with the "Quad” grouping of the U.S., India, Japan and Australia.
Japan Times
Mar 9, 2023
Japan, long a prime target for spying, seeks to improve handling of sensitive info
The lack of a comprehensive security clearance system for individuals, including government and private-sector officials eligible for handling sensitive information, is creating headaches.
Japan Times
Apr 22, 2022
New Zealand deal may put Japan closer to ‘Five Eyes’ intelligence alliance
Five Eyes members were previously hesitant to expand the partnership over concerns about the security of the Japanese intelligence community, but those worries have alleviated.
Japan Times
Apr 28, 2021
New Zealand: A weak link or clever player?
New Zealand may be small in population, but it is an important link in the chain of response to China — and if one link fails the chain fails.
Japan Times
Apr 27, 2021
China increases scrutiny of companies with new anti-spying rules
New rules allow security authorities to draw up lists of companies and organizations considered susceptible to foreign infiltration and require them to take security measures.
Japan Times
Apr 23, 2021
Cracks emerge in Five Eyes intelligence pact over approach to China
A polite disagreement between Australia and New Zealand showed a fissure among U.S. allies, underscoring the difficulties Joe Biden faces in forging a common front.
Japan Times
Mar 21, 2021
The era of the Japan-Australia alliance is here
It seems likely that the Japan-Australia relationship will develop into an alliance in substance if not in name.
Japan Times
Dec 29, 2020
Japan gave key intel on China's Uyghur crackdown to U.S. and Britain
The move comes amid calls within the Japanese government to join the 'Five Eyes' intelligence-sharing alliance amid growing threats from China and North Korea.
Japan Times
Nov 19, 2020
'Five Eyes' alliance demands China end crackdown on Hong Kong legislators
The Five Eyes intelligence sharing group said Wednesday that China's imposition of new rules to disqualify elected legislators in Hong Kong appeared to be part of a campaign to silence critics and called on Beijing to reverse course.
Japan Times
Oct 22, 2020
Five Eyes spy alliance trains focus on China in echo of Cold War
The network, made up of the U.S., the U.K., Canada, Australia and New Zealand, is also facing renewed requests to take on additional member nations.
Japan Times
Aug 24, 2020
From ‘Five Eyes’ to six — a good idea, but not the best
The increase in engagement would be no panacea to Japan's pressing security needs.
Japan Times
Jul 20, 2020
U.K. fight with China gets ugly over Hong Kong extradition pact
If the U.K. suspends its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, it would mark a further escalation in a fray already strained by the 5G exclusion of Huawei Technologies Co.
Japan Times
Jun 30, 2020
Why Five Eyes should now become six
Japan should become a full member of the intelligence alliance
Japan Times
Jan 27, 2020
‘Five Eyes’ intel alliance ties up with Japan on North Korea threat
The "Five Eyes" intelligence-sharing alliance of English-speaking nations is working with France, Japan and South Korea in an effort to restrain North Korea's provocations, government sources said Sunday.
Japan Times
Dec 5, 2019
On Huawei, Johnson says Britain cannot prejudice security or cooperation
Britain's decision on whether to allow Huawei a role in building 5G telecom networks will be based on ensuring the national security and ensuring cooperation with the U.S.-led Five Eyes intelligence alliance, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 23, 2019
Bail granted to top Canadian police intelligence official charged with leaking secret info
An Ontario court on Tuesday released on bail a top Canadian police intelligence official charged with leaking secret information last month, the country's public prosecution service said.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Sep 17, 2019
Arrest of Canada intelligence official over leaked secrets could hurt allies, top cop says
The arrest of a top Canadian police officer on charges of leaking secret information could hurt intelligence operations by allied nations, the head of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said on Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Aug 29, 2019
Osaka University team conducts world's first iPS transplant for corneal disease
The team transplanted extremely thin sheet-like corneal tissues produced from another individual's induced pluripotent stem cells that had been stored at Kyoto University.


The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan