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Underwater Volcano Near Tonga Erupts, Triggering Tsunami Warnings Across the Globe
On Jan. 15, a massive undersea volcanic eruption took place near Tonga, a Polynesian nation comprising of over 170 islands that is home to around 100,000 people. The eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano, which sits...
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‘Historic’ Defense Pact Signed By Japan and Australia Amidst China’s Expanding Aggression
On Jan. 6, the Prime Ministers of Japan and Australia met via a virtual meeting to sign a defense treaty in response to the growing military and economic aggression of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)....
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Japan Considers Restricting the Export of Facial Recognition Tech to China
Following in the footsteps of the United States, Japan is considering limiting exports of AI-powered facial recognition tech to China in a bid to prevent such technologies from being used to monitor and persecute ethnic...
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A Finger Lickin’ White Lie: How Japan’s KFC Christmas Began
Turkey is the staple Christmas dish - one roasted turkey on the middle of the table can bring a family together in holy cheers for the holidays. However, what happens when you happen to celebrate...
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China Carries Out Live-Fire Bombing Drills in South China Sea
The Chinese regime recently carried out a live-fire bombing in the contentious waters of the South China Sea. According to Chinese state-backed media outlet Global Times, the H-6J bomber took part in the live-fire exercise...
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China Calls ‘Emergency Meeting’ With Japanese Envoy After Abe’s Remarks on Defending Taiwan
After former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Dec. 1 that neither his country nor the United States could stand by if Communist China attacked Taiwan, Beijing’s foreign ministry summoned Japan’s ambassador for an...
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At China-ASEAN Summit, Xi Tells Neighbors Beijing Isn’t Out to ‘Bully’ Them
Chinese leader Xi Jinping met with leaders at the 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit on Monday, Nov. 22.The summit saw representatives from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and...
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Japan’s Ruling Conservatives Easily Secure Majority in Parliamentary Election
Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), the current ruling party of Japan, has won the 2021 general election, securing a majority of seats in the national parliament. During the election campaign, LDP leader and Prime Minister of...
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Fumio Kishida Set to Become Japan’s 100th Prime Minister
Fumio Kishida, 64, is set to become Japan's 100th prime minister following a leadership vote on Wednesday, Sept. 29, by the incumbent Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). Kishida won the runoff 250-170 against rival Taro Kono...
Why China Won’t Win An Arms Race Against America
China and the United States are facing off in an arms race as the two nations compete for maximum global influence. However, in this battle, the Chinese might not be able to win against America,...
Japan Threatens China With Equal Force Over Disputed Senkaku Islands
Tensions, between China and Japan, have reached a new high over the disputed Senkaku Islands.  Recently, after Chinese vessels were seen venturing into Japanese territorial waters, Japan’s defense minister, Nobuo Kishi, warned that any incitement...
Japan and Vietnam Sign Defense Deal to Counter Common Foe, China
At a meeting on Saturday Sept. 11 between Vietnam and Japan, Japan agreed that it will now provide defense equipment and technology to Vietnam to counter what the two nations see as a mutual aggressive...