Japan’s crown prince talks about royal life

Japan's crown prince talks about royal life

Crown Prince Fumihito shares his royal ties, his daughter’s marriage, and his father’s abdication in a new book. “There are servants around all the time, which can be exhausting at times, but I’m human like everyone else after all,” Japan’s …

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Group of Chinese warships sailing around Japan

Group of Chinese warships sailing around Japan

The fleet of Chinese surface ships entered the East China Sea, completing the voyage around Japan from mid-June. Japan’s Defense Ministry said on July 1 that three Chinese naval vessels, including two destroyers and a logistics ship, appeared in waters …

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Japan concerned about Russian gas decree

Japan concerned about Russian gas decree

Tokyo is concerned that Japan’s energy interests will be affected by a decree on the transfer of a gas project issued by Moscow. Russian President Vladimir Putin on June 30 signed a decree to create a new company that takes …

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Korea voiced reassurance about China’s concerns

Korea voiced reassurance about China's concerns

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol speaks at a press conference held on Air Force One on July 1 – Photo: YONHAP Theo Korean Daily (The Korea Times), this is seen as a response to China’s position that South Korea’s …

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Japan finds lost bird

Japan finds lost bird

A toki bird forage for food in a rice field on Sado island, Niigata prefecture, Japan on May 8 – Photo: AFP The resurgence of toki birds on Sado Island, Niigata Prefecture is testament to a rare and successful conservation …

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