International students enrolled in Japanese universities need to know when they can return. The country previously said it would accept foreign nationals (including those registered to study in Japan) in November but with the new Omicron variant, the government implemented a new ban, stressing many stranded students. Not only doRead More →

JEDDAH: Government authorities in Saudi Arabia continue to intensify their labor reforms to improve the working environment and strengthen laws to protect workers’ rights and establish an attractive working environment. Last year, the Saudi Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development launched a labor reform initiative that streamlines labor marketRead More →

The US administration of President Joe Biden has said the United States, Britain and Australia have agreed to commission Australia’s nuclear-powered submarines “as soon as possible” as part of a new security pact involving the three countries. A White House statement on Friday said members of the new AUKUS trilateralRead More →

The Bank of Japan has announced plans to cut its emergency coronavirus economic support program, cutting its corporate debt purchases to pre-pandemic levels, while tracking other major global central banks in l gradual elimination of crisis policies. The BoJ has not made any changes to its ultra-flexible monetary policy, however,Read More →

Chroniclers Why Kenya is highly rated in Japan-Africa relations Wednesday, December 15, 2021 President Uhuru Kenyatta (right) and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta during the enthronement of Japanese Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo in 2019. FILE PHOTO | NMG By Ryochi HorieMore from this author Summary President Uhuru Kenyatta proudly validated ourRead More →

NUCLEAR waste is an endless curse that has eternally haunted the future of civilization for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. The challenge of making nuclear energy safer does not end once the electricity has been produced. Nuclear fuel remains dangerously radioactive for thousands of years after it is noRead More →

Kyodo News Tokyo, Japan ● Sun 12 December 2021 2021-12-12 14:00 0 7c8de5fbfa8fecad7676baf1830e775a 2 Asia and pacific Japan, boycott, Olympics, Beijing, Winter Olympics, diplomacy To free Japan plans to not send Cabinet ministers to next year’s Beijing Olympics, in line with the US-led diplomatic boycott amid growing criticism of China’sRead More →

Top diplomats from Japan and the United States have shared their opposition to China’s unilateral attempts to change the status quo in the East China Sea. They agreed on the need to strengthen the deterrence capabilities of the Japanese-American alliance. Japanese Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa and US Secretary of StateRead More →

A two-day meeting of Group of Seven foreign ministers kicked off in the UK city of Liverpool on Saturday. Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will be attending some of the online sessions for the first time. The ministers are expected to discuss security and human rights issues,Read More →

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday expressed support for Taiwan’s participation as an observer at the annual conference of the decision-making body of the World Health Organization, according to Kyodo News. Taiwan is not allowed to join most international organizations due to resistance from China, which claims full sovereigntyRead More →

December 11, 2021 TWO TALES we often talk about Japan. The first is that of a nation in decline, with a population that is shrinking and aging, undermined of its vitality. The second is that of an attractive, hyper-functional, and somewhat eccentric society – a nice place to eat sushiRead More →