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Japan Times
Feb 22, 2017
The art of the North Korean deal
Unless the North Korea problem is separated from the strategic competition between the U.S. and China, diplomatic efforts will continue to fail.
Japan Times
May 25, 2016
Tokyo, Washington eying chat with hibakusha during Obama's Hiroshima visit
Ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima on Friday, the question of whether he will take the opportunity to chat with aging hibakusha during a tour of the memorial park near ground zero is in focus.
May 1, 2015
East Asia NGOs push for no-nukes zone to engage North Korea
Nongovernmental organizations from Japan, South Korea and Mongolia called on governments in Northeast Asia and elsewhere to push for the creation of a nuclear-weapons-free zone during a gathering at U.N. Headquarters on Thursday.
Feb 16, 2015
Hyogo teen in hot water for making lethal air gun
A teenager in Hyogo Prefecture was arrested Monday on suspicion of making an air gun capable of killing a person and possessing three such weapons, police said.
Aug 17, 2014
Japan plans fund to develop military technology with universities
The Defense Ministry plans to set up a fund to develop military technology by aiding research projects at universities and other civilian institutions.
Japan Times
Nov 24, 2013
Firm's tech takes out chemical arms
A Japanese firm claims it has technology that can help Syria dispose of its chemical weapons in line with a Sept. 27 United Nations Security Council resolution ordering the nation to do so.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History
Oct 21, 2013
Film casts new spotlight on secret wartime spy facility in Kanagawa
Memories of a long-demolished weapons laboratory are being revived to great interest as a documentary about the secret facility lets former workers give a rare glimpse into Japan's covert actions during the war.


Tokashiki Beach acts as a sanctuary for sea turtles and offers ideal snorkeling waters. It was also the site of the U.S. Army’s preliminary invasion that led to the 1945 Battle of Okinawa, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 150,000 people.
On Okinawa's Tokashiki Island, life's a beach — one of the best in the world