Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Minh Chinh on Sunday joined hands to tackle the territorial claims that China makes on the nearby waters, media reports said on Wednesday. more
Japan strengthens diplomacy to avoid 'losing' Global South to China

Tokyo: With the Group of Seven summit in Hiroshima just a month away, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is all set to embark on a multi-country trip in a bid to compete against China ...

Four Chinese patrol ships enter waters near Senkaku Islands disputed by Japan: Reports

Tokyo: Four Chinese patrol ships entered on Friday the area which Japan views as its own territorial waters near the disputed Senkaku Islands (known as the Diaoyu Islands in China), media ...

Joe Biden administration to establish close ties with new Japan PM amid rise of Chinese competition: Expert

A geo-political expert believes that the US government will soon reach out to forge close ties with the presumed next Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida amid rising competition from Ch ...

Pacific region: Japan offers to give COVID-19 vaccines to Taiwan-friendly nations

Tokyo: The Japan government has offered to give COVID-19 vaccines to Taiwan-friendly islands in the Pacific, a move that can leave China irked.

Chinese coast guard ships sail in Japanese water around Senkaku Islands

Tokyo: The Japan Coast Guard said four Chinese coast guard ships had sailed in Japanese territorial waters around the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea on Saturday.

Japan calls upon nations to come together against China's stance on South China Sea

Tokyo: Japanese Defence Minister has asked  Europe, the United States and other Asian nations to come together to stand up to China's aggressive expansion policy in the South Chi ...

Japanese PM calls Taiwan a 'country', draws China's ire

Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga recently referred to Taiwan as a country, drawing ire from China which considers the region as a rebel province.

Japan, Australia voice concerns over China's coast guard law, allege rights abuses

Moscow/Sputnik: The foreign and defense ministers of Japan and Australia expressed concerns over China's recent coast guard law and purported rights abuses in its Xinjiang region in a ...

Japan to supply Taiwan with 1.24 million AstraZeneca shots to fight COVID-19

Tokyo: Japan might extend help to Taiwan by supplying 1.24 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Britain’s AstraZeneca PLC.