Friday, Mar 23, 2018 | Last Update : 10:49 AM IST


Japan demands explanation after US fighter jet drops fuel tanks into lakes

The US military stated that one of its F-16s was forced to 'jettison two external fuel tanks' after an engine fire broke out.

20 Feb 2018 1:33 PM

Japan protests unified Korea Olympic flag with disputed isles

The two Koreas have agreed to march together under the unification flag at the Games' opening ceremony on February 9.

05 Feb 2018 12:43 PM

Woman sues Japanese government over forced sterilisation as a teen

Under Japan’s eugenics protection law, in force from 1948 to 1996, about 25,000 people were sterilised due to mental or genetic illnesses.

30 Jan 2018 3:45 PM

At least 16 injured in volcanic eruption at ski resort in Japan

Nine civilians were injured by volcanic rocks, while seven people — six soldiers and one civilian skier — were hit by an avalanche.

23 Jan 2018 4:13 PM

BOJ keeps policy unchanged, slightly more upbeat on inflation outlook

BOJ maintained a pledge to guide short-term interest rates at minus 0.1 per cent.

23 Jan 2018 2:43 PM

Another N Korean ‘ghost ship’ washes up on Japan shore with corpses onboard

According to senior official, it is difficult to identify the bodies as they had begun to decompose.

16 Jan 2018 11:53 AM

US moves ships, bombers towards Korea ahead of Winter Olympics

The statement said the deployment is intended to provide leaders with 'deterrent options to maintain regional stability.'

15 Jan 2018 2:20 PM

In embarrassing mishap, wing panel of Japan PM's official jet falls off

ASDF spokesperson said, 'The air force would conduct an investigation to determine why the panel had fallen off Abe's plane.'

12 Jan 2018 12:58 PM

US apologises to Japan over recent series of military accidents

Onodera has said he hoped to depart for Hawaii to meet top the US commander in the Pacific, Harry Harris, to discuss the issue.

09 Jan 2018 12:28 PM

Japan’s security endangered due to N Korea, situation like WW2: Shinzo Abe

Abe said Japan would take new steps to strengthen its defence posture but he did not go to specifics.

04 Jan 2018 4:31 PM