Russia releases five Japanese fishing boats seized off Hokkaido

National Dec 24, 2019

Russia releases five Japanese fishing boats seized off Hokkaido

Russia on Tuesday released five Japanese fishing boats seized in waters near Russian-held, Japan-claimed islands in mid-December. The release came after the crews of the boats paid a fine of some 6.4 million rubles (¥11 million) ordered by a Russian court Monday for violating regulations ...

Russia seizes five Japanese fishing boats off Hokkaido

National Dec 18, 2019

Russia seizes five Japanese fishing boats off Hokkaido

Russian border security authorities seized five Japanese fishing vessels Tuesday and took them to the island of Kunashiri, one of the disputed Russian-held islands off Hokkaido, the Japanese government said. The seizure of the boats, which were operating under a bilateral agreement on fishing around ...

Business Nov 22, 2019

Loss-making Japanese public-private farm fund may be dissolved

The finance and farm ministries will "thoroughly" review the operations of a struggling public-private investment fund aimed at supporting the agriculture, forestry and fisheries industries, and may opt to dissolve it, sources with knowledge of the matter said Thursday. They believe it would be difficult ...