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BBC: Japan’s little-known seafaring past

For some 700 years, the Geiyo Islands were dominated by pirates – a key era in Japan's history that the country is...

VOA: US Looking to Japan, South Korea Allies to Assist in Resisting China’s Expansion

Discussion of Taiwan at weekend talks involving Japan, South Korea and the United States, analysts say, could be seen as a signal...

VOA: Japan’s Suga to Resign, Signaling Possible Return to Political Instability

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Friday he will not run for reelection as head of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, effectively...

VOA: Taiwan and Japan Ruling Parties to Hold First Security Talks

Taiwan and Japan's ruling party will hold security talks for the first time later this week, a Taiwanese lawmaker said Wednesday, as...

BBC: Covid-19 pandemic: Japan widens emergency over ‘frightening’ spike

Japan is extending a state of emergency in Tokyo and expanding it to new regions as the Olympic Games host faces a...

NPR: Japan Aims To Convince A Wary Public The Olympics Will Be Safe

Olympic organizers and Japan's government are ramping up vaccinations, inside and outside the Olympic Village. It remains to be seen whether the push...

BBC: Why Japan can’t shake sexism

Gender equality keeps making headlines in Japan for all the wrong reasons. Why is that and what will it take for things...

AP: Japan puts Osaka, 2 other areas under virus semi-emergency

Japan designated Osaka and two other areas for new virus control steps on Thursday as infections there rise less than four months...

VOA: Japan Car Makers Scramble to Assess Impact of Renesas Auto Chip-plant Fire

Toyota, Nissan, Honda and other Japanese automakers scrambled on Monday to assess the production impact of a fire at a Renesas Electronics automotive chip plant...

BBC: Japan: One dead as snowstorm causes 130-vehicle pile-up

A huge snowstorm has struck a highway in Japan, causing a 130-vehicle pile-up, killing one person and injuring 10.
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