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Japan-US marine combat drills held amid China, Russia worry

GOTEMBA, Japan (AP) — Japanese and U.S. Marines had their first airborne landing and combat training together on Tuesday near Mt. Fuji as the two allies strengthen military cooperation amid growing ma...

Taiwan's strategic priorities in the wake of the Ukraine invasion

There is no doubt that Ukrainian resistance to the invading Russian forces has been far more effective than most people expected. Certainly, it seems to have taken Russia and Vladimir Putin by surpris...

Asian countries debate increased defense amid invasion of Ukraine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Russian invasion of Ukraine has leaders throughout Asia discussing the need for deterrence. South Korea needs a nuclear-sharing agreement with America, presidential...

Florida swing marches on to the home of the King at Bay Hill

PGA TOUR ARNOLD PALMER INVITATIONAL Site: Orlando, Florida. Course: Bay Hill Club & Lodge. Yardage: 7,466. Par: 72. Prize mo...

Made-in-Japan manga goes global with Webtoon, Deadpool

TOKYO (AP) — Deadpool, meet All Might. Perhaps nothing highlights how the world of manga, the comics and cartoons originating in Japan, has gone global better than that coming togeth...

Fiber Optic Test Equipment Market 2022 Size, Revenue Analysis, Sales, Share and Research Depth Study 2031

A recent study by Market Research.Biz on the Fiber Optic Test Equipment Market offers a 10-year forecast for 2022 to 2031. The study analyzes crucial trends that are currently determining the growth ...

Japan, US kick off Noble Fusion military exercises in Okinawa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. military has mobilized over 10,000 personnel around Okinawa’s Miyako Strait as a part of the Noble Fusion joint military exercises with Japan over the past ...

New US envoy to Japan meets Kishida, vows to deepen alliance

TOKYO (AP) — The new U.S. ambassador to Japan, Rahm Emanuel, pledged to work “wholeheartedly” to deepen Washington's alliance with Tokyo as he met with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday. ...

Japan border policy keeps thousands of foreigners in limbo

More than a year ago Sebastian Bressa finished his paperwork to become a language teacher in Tokyo and made plans to quit his job in Sydney. His life has been in limbo ever since. Japan has kept it...

Japan border policy keeps thousands of foreigners in limbo

TOKYO (AP) — More than a year ago Sebastian Bressa finished his paperwork to become a language teacher in Tokyo and made plans to quit his job in Sydney. His life has been in limbo ever since. ...

Tokyo reports record virus cases as Japan tightens measures

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo on Tuesday reported a record high of COVID-19 cases, as Japan prepared to implement new anti-virus measures amid surging infections driven by the highly contagious omicron variant. ...

Japan to widen virus measures and boost testing amid omicron

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government plans to put the majority of the country under pre-emergency status and extend COVID-19 restrictions as omicron cases have surged and threatened to disrupt basic servic...

Japan widens virus restrictions as omicron surges in cities

TOKYO (AP) — Restaurants and bars will close early in Tokyo and a dozen other areas across Japan beginning Friday as the country widens COVID-19 restrictions due to the omicron variant, which has caus...

Japan widens virus curbs, including in Tokyo, as cases surge

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo and a dozen other areas in Japan will face new COVID-19 restrictions effective Friday, with local leaders shortening hours for restaurants, as omicron cases hit a record high ...

Japan ready to expand virus restrictions as infections surge

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government is preparing social restrictions in Tokyo and other regions as the omicron variant of the coronavirus infects more people. Japan has never had a lockd...