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Italy says it will be equal partner in jet fighter project with UK, Japan

Italy said on Saturday it will be an equal partner in the next-generation fighter program with Britain and Japan, as further talks are still underway on the project, including on where to base its headquarters. The three countries established the…


Verstappen easily wins F1 Japanese Grand Prix to edge closer to 2023 series title

Max Verstappen survived a dramatic first lap then coasted to victory at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday to move a step closer to securing his third consecutive Formula One championship. The Red Bull driver, who missed out on the…


Solomon Islands leader ‘appalled’ at Japan over Fukushima water release

The leader of Solomon Islands, who has developed close ties with China, on Friday joined Beijing in denouncing Japan’s release of wastewater from Fukushima’s crippled nuclear plant. Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare said he was…


Verstappen has pole position at Japan GP

Formula One series leader Max Verstappen claimed pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix in Saturday’s qualifying, finishing .581 seconds ahead of McLaren rookie Oscar Piastri. Highly motivated after missing out on the podium in Singapore, Verstappen has topped every…


Controversial U.S. livestreamer 'Johnny Somali' arrested in Osaka

An American man known for streaming provocative videos has been arrested on suspicion of breaking into a construction site in Osaka, police said Friday. Ramsey Khalid Ismael, 23,… Source link


Bank of Japan sticks to ultra-loose monetary policy

The Bank of Japan stuck to its ultra-loose monetary policy Friday, though officials face increasing pressure to turn more hawkish as the yen weakens and after fresh data showed inflation remained stubbornly high. While most other major central banks have…

Gulshan fire under control

Gulshan fire under control It is reported that the fire was brought under control on Thursday (September 21) around 3:30 p.m. The fire service said that no one was injured in the incident. However, the fire service could not immediately…


Doctor arrested for 3rd time on sexual assault charge against patients

Hyogo Prefectural Police have arrested a 61-year-old doctor for a third time on Wednesday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female patient and taking voyeuristic photos of her. According to police, Mitsukazu Yamane, who operates his own clinic in Kobe…


Japan says it continues to seek release of Astellas worker detained in China

Japan is continuing its efforts to seek the prompt release of an employee of Astellas Pharma who has been detained in China since March, Japan’s top government spokesman said on Thursday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno was speaking at a…


Skymark Airlines issues steps to prevent recurrence of mechanics failing to take alcohol tests

Skymark Airlines Inc submitted a report on Tuesday to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) that contains measures to prevent a recurrence of mechanics failing to take mandated alcohol tests.  On June 19, a male mechanic in…