Japan Lodges Protest With N.korea

Japan lodges protest with N.Korea

Japan has lodged a protest with North Korea following the country's launch of projectiles on Thursday.

Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Kotaro Nogami told reporters on Friday that after studying intelligence on the projectiles, the government concluded that the North had fired a short-range ballistic missile.

Senior Official Lodges Protest With Us Ambassador

Senior official lodges protest with US ambassador

A senior Japanese foreign ministry official has lodged a protest with the US ambassador to Japan following the suspected suicide of a US military serviceman who is believed to have fatally stabbed his Japanese girlfriend.

Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Takeo Akiba called William Hagerty on Saturday. Akiba said the incident is extremely regrettable, and called for cooperation with the police investigation and thorough measures to enforce discipline and prevent a recurrence.

A-bomb Survivors Protest Scrapping Of Inf

A-bomb survivors protest scrapping of INF

Demonstrators, including atomic bomb survivors, staged a sit-in on Saturday at the Nagasaki Peace Park. They protested plans by the United States and Russia to scrap a nuclear arms control pact.

The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty between the US and the former Soviet Union in 1987 helped shape nuclear disarmament talks.

A-bomb Survivors Protest Us Withdrawal From Inf

A-bomb survivors protest US withdrawal from INF

Survivors of the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki have urged US President Donald Trump to reverse his decision to withdraw from a nuclear arms control pact with Russia.

Representatives of five survivors' groups held a news conference in Nagasaki on Tuesday after the United States notified Russia that it would suspend compliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty.

Japan Restates Protest In S.korea Radar Incident

Japan restates protest in S.Korea radar incident

Japan's Defense Ministry has restated its protest against a South Korean naval ship for directing fire-control radar at a Japanese patrol plane.

The incident Thursday involved a South Korean destroyer and a P-1 patrol aircraft of the Maritime Self-Defense Force. It took place over the Sea of Japan off the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture.

People Protest Okinawa Landfill Preparation

People protest Okinawa landfill preparation

People opposed to the relocation of the US air base to Henoko protested as Japan's Defense Ministry resumed preparations for offshore landfill work.

In the city of Nago in Okinawa Prefecture, trucks carrying soil and sand began arriving at the pier in a privately owned site one after another on Wednesday afternoon. The loads were dumped onto a conveyor belt, which carried them onto a waiting vessel.

Vice Foreign Minister Lodges Protest With S.korea

Vice foreign minister lodges protest with S.Korea

A senior Japanese Foreign Ministry official has lodged a protest with South Korea over its announcement that it would close a foundation set up under an agreement with Japan to support people referred to as wartime comfort women.

Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Takeo Akiba summoned South Korean Ambassador to Japan Lee Su-hoon at noon Wednesday. Earlier in the day, South Korea announced it would dissolve the foundation to support comfort women. They met for fifteen minutes.

Citizens Protest Tokai No.2 Restart

Citizens protest Tokai No.2 restart

About 20 people gathered outside the building in Tokyo where the Nuclear Regulation Authority met on Wednesday to protest its decision to allow the Tokai No.2 plant to resume operations.

The protesters carried banners saying they disagree with a 20-year extension of operations and shouted, "No restart!" and "Protect people's lives."

Protest Against Yakuza Halloween Treats

Protest against yakuza Halloween treats

People in western Japan are protesting against a crime syndicate for giving away Halloween treats.

The headquarters of Yamaguchi Gumi in the city of Kobe invites children for snacks on Halloween every year. The command center of the designated organized crime group is decorated with ghosts and other characters for the day.

Japan Lodges 3rd Protest Against Russian Drills

Japan lodges 3rd protest against Russian drills

Japan has protested to Russia for the third time this month over the country's military drills in waters near the 4 Russian-held islands claimed by Japan.

On Tuesday, Russia notified Japan that it will conduct missile firing drills from Wednesday until October 31st.

Russia Denounces Japan's Protest Over Drills

Russia denounces Japan's protest over drills

Russia has rejected Japan's protest over its firing drills in waters near the island of Etorofu. Japan claims the island as part of its Northern Territories.

Russia's government told Japan's Foreign Ministry on Monday that 4 days of drills will continue through Saturday.

Cambodians In Japan Lodge Protest With Hun Sen

Cambodians in Japan lodge protest with Hun Sen

Cambodian residents of Japan have taken to the streets in Tokyo to protest the results of July's general election in their home country. Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling party won all 125 seats in the National Assembly.

The election raised doubts about its legitimacy, as the Hun Sen administration forced the largest opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party to dissolve last November.

Restarting Of Osprey Flights Triggers Protest From Residents In Okinawa

Restarting of Osprey flights triggers protest from residents in OkinawaThe U.S. military controversially resumed flights of its transport aircraft Osprey on Dec. 19 -- just six days after an Osprey crash-landed just off the coast of Okinawa on Dec. 13. The move has been met with anger from local residents, who have demanded that the causes of the Osprey crash be determined before Osprey aircraft are allowed to fly again.