(Tokyo) – The Japanese government should sever ties with the Burmese military and immediately suspend an overseas military studies program involving Burmese cadets, Human Rights Watch said today. On February 1, 2021, the Burmese army, known as Tatmadaw, staged a coup and installed a junta that overturned democratic elections. AsRead More →

Over the weekend, according to NHK, the Japanese public broadcaster, Osaka firefighters began urgent on-site inspections of buildings with a single staircase, identifying nearly 5,500 of those structures in the city of nearly 2, 7 million. The firefighters checked that these exits were not blocked. Two years ago, another arsonRead More →

Japan Airlines planes sit on the tarmac at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo on November 29, 2021 (AP Photo / Koji Sasahara) TOKYO (Kyodo) – The government plans to simplify immigration procedures for foreign travelers arriving in Japan by luxury transport such as private jets and superyachts usually used byRead More →

Japan’s health ministry has started disclosing more information on the number of hospital beds available for coronavirus patients, in order to achieve optimal occupancy rates. The move was taken after it became apparent that the average occupancy rate of hospital beds reserved for COVID-19 patients was 68% in September, whenRead More →

Although Japan is home to some of the world’s most prominent electronics companies, the country can be surprisingly attached to old technology. It’s only been two years since the pager service officially ended in Japan, after all, and in another example of this if-it-don’t-bro-not-fix-it philosophy, KDDI, the one of Japan’sRead More →

The guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG-67) is conducting integrated carrier strike group operations USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) June 10, 2021. U.S. Navy photo Sending the Japanese-based Navy aircraft carrier to the Middle East earlier this year to bolster the withdrawal from Afghanistan was a major strategic mistake, a senior ArmedRead More →

This screenshot from Russian Defense Ministry video shows the Bastion coastal missile system deployed to Matua, a volcanic island north of Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture. (Russian Ministry of Defense) The Russian military has deployed a coastal defense missile system capable of targeting carrier strike groups, navy convoys and landing craft nearRead More →

The recommendations of our editorial team will keep you occupied from December 3 to 10. Friday 3 December A cultural outing Jean-Pierre Debernardi, president of the Art Photo Monaco association, presents the exhibition “The rediscovered assembly»(The rediscovered mountain) at the Galerie des Pêcheurs. Photographs of landscapes ravaged by storm AlexRead More →