Japan to set up police unit to help defend disputed islets: NHK

This post was originally published on this siteTOKYO (Reuters) – Japan is bolstering its defense of a group of East China Sea islets disputed with China and other far-flung isles, with the

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Japan to set up police unit to help defend disputed islets – NHK

This post was originally published on this siteTOKYO (Reuters) – Japan is bolstering its defence of a group of East China Sea islets disputed with China and other far-flung isles, with the

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Vaccines group seeks $7.4 billion to save up to 8 million lives

This post was originally published on this siteTOKYO (Reuters) – The GAVI global vaccines alliance on Friday called on donors for $7.4 billion to help immunize 300 million children against

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Two severely-disabled candidates win seats in Japan upper house vote

This post was originally published on this siteTOKYO (Reuters) – Two wheelchair-bound candidates won seats in Japan’s upper house vote on Sunday, media projections showed, a sign of

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Japanese minister admonishes South Korea’s envoy as row escalates

This post was originally published on this siteTOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) – Japan’s foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea’s ambassador on Friday in a worsening row over

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Japan, South Korea dispute over history, trade deepens as man dies of immolation

This post was originally published on this siteTOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) – Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned and admonished South Korea’s ambassador on Friday in a deepening

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Japan, South Korea diplomats trade words in escalating row over wartime forced labor

This post was originally published on this siteTOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) – Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea’s ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row

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More acrimony in Japan-South Korea row as Tokyo lodges protest

This post was originally published on this siteTOKYO (Reuters) – Japan and South Korea traded further acrimony on Saturday, with Tokyo accusing Seoul of mischaracterizing talks the day

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