7.1- magnitude earthquake strikes Japan.
Image Credit: Japan Meteorological Agency A 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Japan 89 kilometres off the coast of Fukushima prefecture on Saturday night, 23:13 JMT (14:13 GMT). Back in 2011, Fukushima was […]
Chinese bulk carrier collided with a Japanese submarine.
Image Credit: Kyodo On Monday at around 10.58am Tokyo time, a capesize bulk carrier, Ocean Artemis, a Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier, collided with a Japanese Soryu-class submarine south of Kochi […]
China now allows coast guard to fire and destroy any foreign vessels that enter South China Sea.
Image Credit: Erik De Castro/Reuters On Friday, China passed the Coast Guard Law, which would allow the coast guard to fire upon, and destroy, if necessary, any ships that trespass […]
Japan to close borders to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 variant.
Image Credit: Philip Fong/AFP via Getty Images On Saturday, Japanese authorities announced that as from Monday, borders will be closed, and most travellers will not be allowed to enter Japan, […]
Japan reports more than 2000 cases.
Image Credit: Reuters On Wednesday, for the first time, Japan reported 2,116 cases, a new daily high for the country. Also, 12 new fatalities were reported, For the third consecutive […]
Japan reports over 1,000 new cases.
Image Credit: picture-alliance/Kyodo On Thursday, for the first time since 21st August, Japan reported over 1,000 new coronavirus cases. Amid easing restrictions, and the government encouraging people to travel within […]
Japan, US, India and Australia begin naval war games.
Image Credit: dailyexcelsior.com Today, Japan, US, India and Australia started the Naval war games in the Bay of Bengal, known as Malabar 2020. The exercise which has been conducted annually […]
Japanese researchers show how a mask blocks coronavirus, but not completely.
Image Credit: The Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo via Reuters Japanese reaearchers led by Professor Kawaoka Yoshihiro at the University of Tokyo found that masks offers protection against […]
India announces that Australia will participate in the Malabar naval exercise.
Image Credit: PTI photo On Monday, India has announced that Australia will participate in the next month’s Malabar naval exercise. The exercise that has been conducted annually yearly since 1992. […]