Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Monday, March 15, 2021
Japan Mulls Undersea Cable Plan to Expand Offshore Wind
By Masumi Suga and Sophie Jackman (Bloomberg) — Japan is considering laying undersea cables to link offshore wind power generation with demand centers as it seeks to expand renewable energy. An...
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Japan Plans Major Offshore Wind Push to Hit Climate Goals
By Aya Takada (Bloomberg) — Japan will aim to more than quadruple offshore wind generation capacity in the decade to 2040 under plans to meet its mid-century emissions reduction target. The government...
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Japan and Australia Reach Breakthrough Security Pact Over Disputed South China Sea
By Kiyoshi Takenaka and Ju-min Park TOKYO, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Japan and Australia agreed on a breakthrough defense pact on Tuesday allowing reciprocal visits for training and operations, and...
Sunday, October 25, 2020
Japan’s Sea Missile Defense System Faces Mounting Costs
by Tim Kelly (Reuters) – Basing Japan’s missile defense systems at sea may cost at least twice as much to complete as its now-abandoned plans for Aegis Ashore ground-based sites...
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
U.S. Vows to Help Japan Monitor ‘Unprecedented’ Chinese Incursion Around Disputed East China Sea Islands
By Tim Kelly TOKYO, July 29 (Reuters) – The U.S. military will help Japan monitor “unprecedented” Chinese incursions around East China Sea islands controlled by Tokyo but claimed by Beijing...
Thursday, July 9, 2020
Japan to Develop Offshore Wind Farms at 30 Sites in 10 Years, Nikkei Says
TOKYO, July 9 (Reuters) – Japan will craft new rules and support infrastructure in a drive that aims to build offshore wind farms at 30 sites during the next decade,...
Monday, February 10, 2020
Japan Takes Second Complaint to WTO Over South Korean Shipbuilding
BRUSSELS, Feb 10 (Reuters) – Japan launched a second complaint at the World Trade Organization on Monday over support South Korea gives its shipbuilding industry, intensifying a wider dispute between...
Monday, February 3, 2020
Japanese Warship Departs for Gulf of Oman to Patrol Oil Lifeline
By Tim Kelly – YOKOSUKA, Feb 2 (Reuters) – A Japanese destroyer left for the Gulf of Oman on Sunday amid simmering Middle East tension to guard sea lanes that...
Friday, January 24, 2020
Will Fukushima Waste Be Diluted And Dumped In The Pacific?
By Aaron Sheldrick (Reuters) – At the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant north of Tokyo, workers in protective suits are still removing radioactive material from reactors that melted down after an...
Monday, October 7, 2019
North Korean Fishing Boat’s Crew Rescued After Colliding with Japanese Ship
By Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO, Oct 7 (Reuters) – Japan rescued about 60 North Korean crew members from a fishing boat that sank after it collided with a Japanese patrol boat...
Friday, August 2, 2019
Japan’s K-Line Convicted Of Cartel Conduct By Australian Court
by Niyati Shetty (Reuters) Japanese shipping firm Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd (K-Line) was convicted of criminal cartel conduct and ordered to pay a A$34.5 million ($23.50 million) fine by a...
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Japanese, South Korean Trawlers Collide in Sea of Japan
TOKYO/SEOUL, Nov 15 (Reuters) – A South Korean trawler and a Japanese fishing boat collided in the Sea of Japan on Thursday about 330 km (205 miles) northeast of an...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Japan Takes South Korea to WTO Over Financial Support for Shipbuilders
By Tom Miles GENEVA, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Japan has launched a complaint at the World Trade Organization to contest what it says is illegal financial support given by South...
Saturday, November 3, 2018
U.S. Navy Conducts Biggest Ever Japan Defense War Game
By Tim Kelly (Reuters) – U.S. fighter jets darted over the Western Pacific on Saturday as the nuclear powered USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier joined Japanese destroyers and a Canadian...
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Cargo Ship Hits Bridge in Japan, Cutting Off Water Supply and Internet to 15,000
The Japanese island of Suo-Oshima is without water and internet this week after a ship hit a bridge on Monday, taking out piping on the underside of the bridge. Officials...
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Japan, EU Sign Free Trade Pact Amid Worries About Trump
By Stanley White TOKYO, July 17 (Reuters) – Japan and the European Union signed a wide-ranging free trade deal on Tuesday that both sides hope will act as a counterweight...
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