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JAPAN
Jul 22, 2023
Japan fires Type-12 anti-ship missile for first time in Australia
The live-firing was part of joint anti-ship drills presumably held with China in mind, as Japan, the U.S. and Australia look to keep opposing naval forces at bay.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 21, 2023
China’s blanket testing for Japanese seafood affecting Japanese businesses
Seafood from five Japanese firms remains at Chinese customs, running the risk of a ¥100 million loss if they end up spoiling.
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JAPAN / FOCUS
Jul 21, 2023
GSDF amphibious unit now seen as 'partner' of U.S. Marines
The GSDF unit and the U.S. Marine Corps have conducted many joint exercises, and the two sides can now work together in higher-level operations, according to GSDF Col. Taisuke Fujimura.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 20, 2023
China's blanket seafood testing deals blow to Japanese firms
The newly implemented testing is seen as a move to pressure Tokyo over its plan to begin releasing treated radioactive water from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jul 20, 2023
Kishida’s Middle East visit creates a great opportunity for Japan
Kishida visit shows Japan's policy vis-a-vis the Middle East is shifting from the traditional energy-securing economic diplomacy to a more strategic foreign policy.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 20, 2023
Akie Abe wraps up Taiwan trip, continuing late husband's legacy
Akie Abe traveled to the self-ruled island to continue her husbands legacy of reorienting Japan’s policy toward Taiwan.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 19, 2023
Japan seeks experts' dialogue with China on Fukushima water release
China, which remains opposed to the plan, has yet to respond to the call for a working-level consultation, sources said.
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JAPAN
Jul 19, 2023
Taiwanese leader urges deeper Taiwan-Japan friendship in talks with Abe's widow
As part of a visit to Taiwan, Akie Abe visited a military cemetery in New Taipei to pay homage to former Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 19, 2023
China’s blanket radiation testing could spell trouble for Japanese seafood imports
The news comes ahead of Japan’s plan to begin releasing treated radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 plant into the sea.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 19, 2023
Japan to ban used car exports to Russia as part of extra sanctions
Expanding the ban to include used vehicles is part of Tokyo's push to beef up its sanctions on Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine.
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JAPAN / FOCUS
Jul 19, 2023
Kishida tries to diversify ties with Middle East
The Middle East, which accounts for more than 90% of Japan's total crude oil imports, is stepping up efforts to diversify its industries while working to reduce its dependence on oil.
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JAPAN
Jul 18, 2023
Japan to host high-level meeting on North Korea with U.S. and South Korea
North Korea test-fired its first intercontinental ballistic missile in three months last week, logging a record flight time for any projectile launched by Pyongyang.
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JAPAN
Jul 17, 2023
Japan and China defense officers resume exchange after COVID hiatus
Senior officers from both sides met Monday in Beijing, with the aim of building confidence and preventing incidents.
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JAPAN
Jul 17, 2023
Japan and UAE agree to cooperate on tech innovation and climate change
The prime minister and the Emirati president discussed a comprehensive strategic partnership between the UAE and Japan, and signed several agreements covering different sectors.
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JAPAN
Jul 17, 2023
Japan most important ally for U.S. in defense of Taiwan, think tank says
Given its geographic limitations, the U.S. would have to rely on support from allies in the Asia-Pacific region, and 'above all Japan,' the Council on Foreign Relations said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 17, 2023
Japan and Saudi Arabia push forward on decarbonization tech tie-up
Japan is seeking to guarantee its supply of oil remains stable, while Saudi Arabia is banking on investments in advanced Japanese technology to build a more diversified economy.
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JAPAN / Explainer
Jul 16, 2023
Why China is opposed to the release of treated water in Fukushima
Japan's plan is facing a strong backlash from China, South Korea and other locations in the Pacific. But where are the concerns coming from?
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 16, 2023
Japan, South Korea and U.S. hold trilateral missile defense drill after North's ICBM launch
The rare exercises come as North Korea’s continued weapons tests push trilateral security ties closer than ever.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Jul 15, 2023
Japan's willingness to engage with North Korea may test patience of partners
While Japan has expressed readiness to engage with North Korea, Tokyo must perform a careful balancing act to ensure its outreach does not undermine its ties to Washington and Seoul.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 15, 2023
Brazilian police arrest suspect in murder of wife and child in Osaka
The man had been placed on an international wanted list for allegedly killing his 29-year-old wife, Manami Aramaki, and their 3-year-old daughter at an apartment in Sakai.

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