Japan Protests Russian Geological Survey

Japan protests Russian geological survey

The Japanese government has lodged a protest with Russia over a geological survey in waters near the islands controlled by Russia and claimed by Japan.

Japan's foreign ministry says Russia had notified the Japanese side of a plan to carry out the survey from June 18 to September 18 in wide areas of the Sea of Okhotsk.

Japan Protests Seabed Naming By China

Japan protests seabed naming by China

The Japanese government says it has lodged a strong protest with China over the country's naming of underwater geographical features in areas believed to be around the Senkaku Islands.

The Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea are controlled by Japan, and claimed by China and Taiwan.

Olympics/ Ioc Details Rules On Political Protests At Games

OLYMPICS/ IOC details rules on political protests at Games

LAUSANNE--No taking a knee at the Olympics. No hand gestures with political meaning. No disrespect at medal ceremonies.

The International Olympic Committee published guidelines Thursday specifying which types of athlete protests will not be allowed at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Japan Protests N.korea's Missile Launches

Japan protests N.Korea's missile launches

Japanese officials say North Korea launched two ballistic missiles on Thursday afternoon.

Japan's Defense Minister says the missiles were launched from the eastern part of North Korea at around 5 p.m., Japan Time.

Japan Protests N.korea's Missile Launch

Japan protests N.Korea's missile launch

Japanese officials say North Korea launched two ballistic missiles on Thursday afternoon.

Japan's Defense Minister says the missiles were launched from the eastern part of North Korea at around 5 p.m., Japan Time.

Film Festival Decision Sparks Protests

Film festival decision sparks protests

Protests are erupting over a decision by the organizer of a film festival in Kawasaki, near Tokyo, to cancel the screening of a documentary about those referred to as wartime comfort women.

The organizer of the Kawasaki Shinyuri Film Festival has called off showings of the film "Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of The Comfort Women Issue."

Group Protests Treatment Of Homeless Evacuees

Group protests treatment of homeless evacuees

An aid group is urging Tokyo's Taito Ward Office to apologize for barring three homeless people from a shelter set up for a recent typhoon because they were not residents of the ward.

The office came under attack after revelations surfaced that the three homeless people were turned away from the shelter during Typhoon Hagibis on October 12.

Abe: Japan Protests To N.korea Over Boat Collision

Abe: Japan protests to N.Korea over boat collision

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has disclosed that Japan has lodged a protest with North Korea over a boat collision in Japan's exclusive economic zone.

Abe referred to Monday's collision in an Upper House plenary session the following day. A patrol ship of Japan's Fisheries Agency and a North Korean fishing boat collided in the Sea of Japan, off the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture.

Abe:japan Protests To N. Korea Over Boat Collision

Abe:Japan protests to N. Korea over boat collision

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has disclosed that Japan has lodged a protest with North Korea over a boat collision in Japan's exclusive economic zone.

Abe referred to Monday's collision in an Upper House plenary session the following day. A patrol ship of Japan's Fisheries Agency and a North Korean fishing boat collided in the Sea of Japan, off the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture.

Japan Protests N.korea Over Collision In Eez

Japan protests N.Korea over collision in EEZ

Japan has lodged a protest against North Korea over a collision between one of its patrol ships and a North Korean fishing boat in Japan's exclusive economic zone.

The two ships collided in the Sea of Japan off the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture on Monday.

Japan Protests North Korean Launch

Japan protests North Korean launch

The Japanese government says North Korea's latest launch of ballistic missiles violates UN Security Council resolutions and is extremely regrettable.

Japan has lodged a protest against the North and condemned its actions.

Kono Urges Dialogue To End Hong Kong Protests

Kono urges dialogue to end Hong Kong protests

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono has urged parties involved in the Hong Kong protests to exercise restraint and resolve their differences peacefully through dialogue.

It's been three months since massive demonstrations began in Hong Kong to protest a bill that would enable suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial.

Kono Protests S.korea Decision To Exit Intel Pact

Kono protests S.Korea decision to exit intel pact

Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono has summoned South Korea's ambassador and lodged a protest at Seoul's decision to end an intelligence-sharing agreement between the two countries.

Kono met South Korea's Ambassador Nam Gwan-pyo on Thursday after Seoul made the decision earlier in the day.