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The Japan Times is Japan's largest and oldest English-language daily newspaper. It is published by The Japan Times, Ltd., a subsidiary of News2u Holdings, Inc.. It is headquartered in the Kioicho Building in Kioicho, Chiyoda, Tokyo.
Around 70 per cent of people of Japan want the country's government to take a tough stance on intrusions into Japanese waters by Chinese coast guard ships, Japan Times reporting citing a foreign ministry survey.
The United States maintains the capacity to resist any resort to force or other forms of coercion that would jeopardize the security or the social or economic system of the people on Taiwan, said State Department Spokesperson Ned Price on Wednesday (local time).
In a move to further escalate tensions near Taiwan, China's navy has announced that its military drills near the island will become more regular.
Amid China's rising aggression in the Indo-Pacific region, Japan and Indonesia have signed a deal enabling exports of Japanese-made defence equipment to the Southeast Asian country to boost cooperation between the two countries.
With the aim to expand its territory in South China Sea, Beijing is aggressively building many new villages in disputed borderlands in the Himalayas, according to a report published in The Japan Times.
The first case of anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction, from a coronavirus vaccination has been reported in Japan, reported Japan Times citing the health ministry as saying.
Already suffering from economic woes and price hikes caused by the US sanctions and government mismanagement, the COVID-19 pandemic, the severe air pollution and now the blackouts, many people in Iran were outraged to learn that the Chinese are supposedly devouring the country's electricity in their bitcoin mining farms, especially a big one in the city of Rafsanjan in Kerman province, southeast of Iran, reported Japan Times.
Japan has appointed its first Minister for Loneliness this month after the country's suicide rate increased for the first time in 11 years during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The third Quadrilateral Security Dialogue or Quad meeting will be held on February 18 to exchange views on regional and global issues especially practical areas of cooperation towards maintaining a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region.
Amid the growing belligerence of China in the East and South China Sea following Beijing's enactment of a new coast guard law, Japan is now deliberating on an apt response to the legislation, which is poised to escalate tensions in the region.