SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean, U.S. and Japanese militaries conducted their first-ever trilateral aerial exercise on Sunday in response to evolving North Korean nuclear threats, South Korea’s air force said.
KATHMANDU, Oct 5: The Government of Nepal and the Government of Japan today signed an agreement for utilizing the grant assistance of JPY 3,296 million (approximately NPR 2.95 billion) for the implementation of the ‘Project for the Improvement of Dhulikhel Hospital Trauma and Emergency Center’.
KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Bringing their Japan tour series to a close, renowned folk rock band Nepathya delivered their last performance in Namba Hatch Auditorium, Osaka on Thursday. Similar to their earlier shows in Tokyo and Fukuoka, the performance was supported by a large audience in Osaka.
TOKYO, Aug. 7: Hiroshima officials criticized growing support for nuclear weapons as a detterent resulting from uneasiness over Russia's war in Ukraine and tensions in the Koreas, commenting Sunday as the city remembered the atomic bombing of 78 years ago.
KATHMANDU, July 31: Folk rock band Nepathya is set to embark on a musical journey to Japan, where the band will perform a series of concerts in the capital Tokyo, Fukuoka and Osaka cities during the month of August.
KATHMANDU, July 12: The governments of Nepal and Japan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in regard with the implementation of the phase III of the Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship under the Japanese Grant Aid (JDS) program.
TOKYO, July 9: Shimane Prefecture and other areas in western Japan were battered by heavy rains on Saturday, prompting local authorities to order the evacuation of 3,70,000 residents of two cities, reported Kyodo News.
TOKYO, June 16: Japan's age of consent was raised from 13, among the world's lowest, to 16 years old on Friday as lawmakers passed key reforms to sex crime legislation. A new bill, which also clarifies rape prosecution requirements and criminalises voyeurism, cleared parliament's upper house in a unanimous vote.
Japan and the United States have maintained very close relations since World War II. In reality, the US-Japan relationship, based on economic growth, security interests, and regional stability, has essentially become an effective means of expanding US hegemony.
KATHMANDU, May 10: The Central Level Project Implementation Unit (CLPIU) under the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) organized a closing ceremony of the Emergency School Reconstruction Project: Nepal - Japan cooperation post Nepal Earthquake 2015 on Wednesday in the presence of Minister for Education, Science and Technology Ashok Kumar Rai as the chief guest.
TOKYO, May 6: A powerful earthquake struck central Japan on Friday, leaving at least one person dead and 21 injured, as rescuers searched for another trapped under rubble after several houses collapsed.
INCHEON, South Korea May 2: Japan and South Korea held their first finance leaders' meeting in seven years on Tuesday and agreed to resume regular dialogue as tensions in the wider region and slowing growth prod them to increase co-operation and mend strained relations.
TOKYO, April 30: Twenty-three residents of Japan's Hiroshima have filed a lawsuit with the Hiroshima District Court, demanding recognition of their status as victims of radioactive "black rain" following the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing.
TOKYO, April 29: Japan will lift most of its coronavirus border controls, including a requirement that entrants show proof of three vaccinations or a pre-departure negative test, beginning Saturday as the country’s Golden Week holiday season begins and a large influx of foreign tourists is expected.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Senior leader of Nepali Congress (NC) Ram Chandra Paudel is going to be awarded with one of the highest state honors by the Japanese government. The honor was announced on April 29, 2020, and the Japanese Embassy in Kathmandu is going to confer him the award amidst a special program at his residence on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Ambassador of Nepal to Japan Dr Durga Bahadur Subedi presented the Letters of Credence to His Majesty The Emperor, at a special ceremony held at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Monday.
SEOUL/TOKYO, Oct 4: Nuclear-armed North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan for the first time in five years on Tuesday, prompting a warning for residents to take cover and a temporary suspension of train operations in northern Japan.
TOKYO, Sept 27: With flowers, prayers and a 19-gun salute, Japan honoured slain former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday at the first state funeral for a former premier in 55 years - a ceremony that has become as divisive as he was in life.
KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The Government of Nepal and the Government of Japan signed two agreements for utilizing a grant assistance of Rs 2 billion (Japanese Yen 2,256,000,000) for the implementation of the Project for the Improvement of the Rehabilitation of Irrigation System in Eastern Terai Area; and a concessional credit of Rs 14.2 billion (JPY 15,901,000,000) for the Urban Transmission and Distribution System Improvement Project.
KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The Nepal Airlines Corporation’s widebody RA 433 aircraft bound to Narita, Japan from Kathmandu returned within half an hour after smoke was detected in the aircraft on Tuesday night.
KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Nepali young boxer Abiral Ghimire has reached the semi-finals of the 'K1 World Grand Prix 2022' kick boxing competition being held in Japan. He will face Thai boxer Jomthong Chuwattana for a place in the final in the 70 kg super welterweight category.
TOKYO, Aug 26: Japan is seeking to organise a Sri Lanka creditors' conference, hoping it could help solve the South Asia nation's debt crisis, but uncertainties cloud the outlook for any talks, three people with knowledge of the planning said.
KATHMANDU, August 6: Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who arrived in Japan for a five-day visit, has expressed regret that his wish to meet former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was not fulfilled.
TOKYO, July 9: Campaigning in Japan was due to resume on Saturday in the final day of electioneering before polling for the upper house of parliament, even as the country reeled from the killing of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe by a gunman in an unusual act of political violence.
NARA, Japan, July 8: Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan's longest-serving leader, was in grave condition on Friday after being shot while campaigning for a parliamentary election, with media saying a man opened fire with an apparently homemade gun.
TOKYO, July 8: Japanese former prime minister Shinzo Abe was shot on Friday while campaigning in the city of Nara, a government spokesman said, with public broadcaster NHK saying he appeared to have been shot from behind by a man with a shotgun.
KATHMANDU, April 30: The Embassy of Nepal in Japan hosted a meeting of Asia Africa 20 (AA20) on Wednesday evening with a view to attracting Japanese private sector investment to Nepal and promoting Nepal.
SEOUL, April 28: Visiting Asia next month for the first time since becoming U.S. president in 2021, Joe Biden will hold talks with allies in Japan and South Korea over China's growing influence in the region and the latest threats from nuclear-armed North Korea.
KATHMANDU, April 16: Kikuta Yutaka, Ambassador of Japan to Nepal attended the 48th Annual Function of JAAN held by JICA Alumni Association of Nepal (JAAN) in Kathmandu on Saturday, with the presence of Foreign Minister Dr. Narayan Khadka as a special guest and Chief Representative for JICA Nepal Office, Okubo Akimitsu.