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Russia test-fires anti-ship cruise missiles in Sea of Japan

Kyodo 28 Mar 2023
In Tokyo, Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said at a press conference later in the day that Russian forces have been "intensifying their activities also in the Far East" while Moscow continues its aggression against Ukraine ... Referring to Tokyo's plan to ...

Japan PM Kishida rejects farewell meeting with China envoy amid tense ties

Beijing News 26 Mar 2023
Many of Kong's predecessors had farewell meetings with Japanese premiers, but Kishida broke the tradition due to worsening public opinion regarding Chinese vessels' repeated entry into the waters near the Tokyo-controlled Senkaku Islands and the earlier flights of suspected ...

Japan's premier refused ex-Chinese envoy's request for farewell meeting last month: Report

Anadolu Agency 25 Mar 2023
Several of Kong's predecessors met with the Japanese prime minister to bid farewell, but Kishida broke with tradition in light of worsening public sentiment amid Chinese vessels' repeated entry into waters near the Tokyo-controlled Senkaku Islands and previous flights of ...

Kishida nixed China envoy farewell meeting amid strained ties

Kyodo 25 Mar 2023
Several of Kong's predecessors met Japanese premiers to bid farewell, but Kishida broke the custom in light of worsening public sentiment amid Chinese vessels' repeated entry into waters near the Tokyo-controlled Senkaku Islands and the past flights of suspected Chinese spy balloons over Japan, the sources said.

Kyodo News Digest: March 24, 2023

Kyodo 24 Mar 2023
TOKYO - Japan on Thursday eased export controls of chipmaking materials on South Korea in response to Seoul's decision to retract its complaint with the World Trade Organization over the matter, the industry ministry said ... TOKYO - Core consumer prices in Japan ... TOKYO - Toshiba Corp.

Improved ties with Japan to boost exports, consumption: finance minister

Korea Times 24 Mar 2023
In 2019, Tokyo imposed the export controls in apparent retaliation for Seoul's Supreme Court's ruling that ordered Japanese companies to pay compensation to Korean forced labor victims.

What Big Shifts in East Asian Geopolitics Mean for the World

Time Magazine 24 Mar 2023
On March 16, he met with South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol in Tokyo to announce a diplomatic breakthrough between the two countries that will end Japanese export controls against South Korea and normalize their military and intelligence-sharing relations.

Elden Ring Ray Tracing Is Busted After Year Of Waiting

Kotaku 24 Mar 2023
Just yesterday, developer FromSoftware rolled out a new Elden Ring update that introduced ray tracing (RTX). It’s been a highly requested feature since the game’s February 25, 2022 launch ... Wild Hunt, other examples of games with good RTX include Control, Cyberpunk 2077 (shocking, I know), Ghostwire. Tokyo, Red Dead Redemption 2, and many, many others.

Pressure-based control enables tunable singlet fission materials for efficient photoconversion

Phys Dot Org 23 Mar 2023
Applying hydrostatic pressure as an external stimulus, Tokyo Tech and Keio University researchers demonstrate a new way to regulate singlet fission (SF), a process in which two electrons are generated from a single photon, in chromophores, opening doors to the design of SF-based materials with enhanced (photo)energy conversion.

Private Japanese spacecraft enters lunar orbit ahead of landing attempt

New Atlas 23 Mar 2023
... 21 at 10.24 JST after completing a controlled main engine burn in anticipation of a landing attempt in late April ... The main engine and attitude thrusters then came into play for several minutes for orbital insertion under the supervision of Mission Control in Nihonbashi, Tokyo.

Okinawa leader’s message to Washington: US overstates China risk

Roll Call 22 Mar 2023
Tokyo said in December it would increase its long-range counterstrike missile capabilities and committed itself to a 60 percent defense spending boost over the next five years, raising it to 2 percent of GDP ... military in charge of Okinawa until the early 1970s, when Washington ceded control to Tokyo.

World Baseball Classic keeps growing despite injury risks

Auburnpub dot com 22 Mar 2023
RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer ... Edwin Díaz's season-ending knee injury and Jose Altuve's broken finger will be discussed all year, too ... Court fines, fees out of control in New York state. Played in Miami, Phoenix, Tokyo and Taiwan, the star-studded WBC will finish with revenue of $90 million to $100 million, Major League Baseball said ... It's amazing." ... .

South Korea says it will renew intel-sharing pact with Japan to counter North's threats

Stars and Stripes 21 Mar 2023
Yoon flew to Tokyo on March 16 to renew ties that have been frayed for decades by historical and military differences ... In 2019, Moon warned the United States and Tokyo that he would sunset the agreement, citing Tokyo’s export controls against Seoul ... aspects of Seoul-Tokyo ties.”.

Many including WHO, call G7 chair Japan to focus on issues other than Ukraine

Beijing News 21 Mar 2023
Tokyo , March 21 (ANI) ... President Volodymyr Zelenskyy attended the gathering ... said in a report. "Japan's universal health insurance system has helped improve the life expectancy of its citizens" and buoy economic growth "through disease control," the investment firm said, adding Tokyo should cooperate with other G7 members in the area ... (ANI) ....

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In this photo made from video provided by the Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, a Russian navy boat launches an anti-ship missile test in the Peter The Great Gulf in the Sea of Japan
AP / Russian Defense Ministry Press Service
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