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Japanese Prime Minister Apologizes for Political Scandal

Japanese Prime Minister (PM) Fumio Kishida apologized for actions...

Chinese Court Fines AI Firm in Copyright Lawsuit

A Chinese court ruled that images created by AI...

United States and Japan Began Iron Fist Joint Exercise

The United States and Japan are holding the annual...

Chief of International Atomic Energy Agency will Visit the Fukushima Power Plant

Japanese Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa made a statement today...

STORIES

Japanese Prime Minister Discloses Cabinet’s Efforts to Hold Summit with North Korea

What is Happening The Japanese Prime Minister (PM), Fumio Kishida, said that he wants to hold a summit with North Korea due to “signals” his government has received since the beginning of this year. Kishida said the potential summit will be based around negotiating the release of Japanese citizens kidnapped...

Japan Earthquake Update

As of January 4, Japanese authorities report 78 dead and 51 missing as rescuers and emergency workers continue to shift through the rubble caused by the 7.5-magnitude earthquake in Western Japan. Over 330 people have been injured, with at least 25 in critical condition. About 35,000 people have been...

Japanese Passenger Plane Collides With Coast Guard Aircraft, Haneda Airport, Tokyo

Update (0704 EST): All five Coast Guard members have been confirmed killed. Aircraft has been confirmed as a Bombardier DHC8-300. Update (0508 EST): One injured, five unknown in Japanese Coast Guard Aircraft. At approximately 0345 EST, initial reports indicated that a fire had erupted on a runway at Haneda Airport in...

Tsunami Waves Impacting Western Japan After 7.4 Earthqauke

Update (0338 EST): Tsunami waves have struck Noto, impacting residential buildings. https://twitter.com/lsh__official/status/1741736159867470173?s=46&t=fwloThPnqgTH71QlDeR_hA Update (0331 EST): A 5 meter tsunami surge is expected to impact Noto momentarily. Chief Cabinet Secretary Hayashi just made this announcement: “A tsunami of around 5 meters is expected.Every moment counts, so please immediately move to a safe...

Tsunami Warning for West Coastal Japan After 7.4 Earthquake

Update (0343 EST): Evacuation orders have been expanded to include Kunimi, Koshiro, Natsume, and Takasu in Fukui, Japan. https://twitter.com/fukuicity_bosai/status/1741739571380146586?s=46&t=fwloThPnqgTH71QlDeR_hA Update (0311 EST): A third 5.4 earthquake has been detected near the original epicenter and citizens in Noto are currently feeling the tremors. Update (0258 EST): The Prime Minister has issued full-scale rescue...

Tokyo Overrides Okinawa Government, Green Lights U.S. Marine Air Base Construction

The central Japanese government has taken the unprecedented step of overriding a local prefecture under the Local Autonomy Act. The Fukuoka High Court ordered Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki  to allow the United States Marine Corps to relocate an air base from the Futenma airfield in a crowded residential district in...

Week's Recap

The Abrams Tank in Ukraine Shows Evidence of NATO Tanks Vulnerability

The recent loss of the first US-made M1A1SA Abrams...

USMC Announces Second Successful Flight of XQ-58A “Valkyrie” in Testing for Future Conflict Capabilities

What to Know: The United States Marine Corps has announced...

Australia and New Zealand Ambassadors Send Letters to Congress About COFA

Joint Letter to Congress On February 22nd, the Australian Ambassador...

CENTCOM Announces New Round of Strikes Targeting Houthi Forces in Yemen

What to Know: The United States central Command (CENTCOM) announced...
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