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U.S., Japan unveil new defense guidelines for global Japanese role| Reuters

Apr 28, 2015

U.S., Japan unveil new defense guidelines for global Japanese role| Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Japan and the United States unveiled new guidelines for defense cooperation on Monday, reflecting Japan's willingness to take on a more robust international role at a time of growing Chinese power and rising concerns about nuclear-armed North Korea. Washington told Japanese leaders its commitment to Japan's security remained "iron-clad" and covered all territories under Tokyo's administration, including tiny East China Sea islets that Japan disputes with Beijing. #Politics #United States #China #Barack Obama #Japan #Technology #science #markets #North Korea #United Kingdom #opinion
Aid groups, celebrities seek funds for Nepal quake; experts urge caution| Reuters

Apr 28, 2015

Aid groups, celebrities seek funds for Nepal quake; experts urge caution| Reuters

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Governments, aid agencies and celebrities on Monday intensified a push for funding to help survivors of a deadly earthquake in Nepal as the risks posed by a lack of food, water and shelter escalated hourly. More than 3,700 people were killed and at least 6,500 injured when the 7.9 magnitude quake rocked Nepal on Saturday, toppling houses and triggering avalanches in the Himalayas. The Nepali government has appealed for foreign assistance with the aftermath of the worst earthquake to hit the South Asian country since 1934 when 8,500 died #Economy #Sports #Japan #science #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #Haiti #opinion
From US to Japan: Countries rush aid to boost Nepal's rescue efforts

Apr 27, 2015

From US to Japan: Countries rush aid to boost Nepal's rescue efforts

With the death toll in the devastating Nepal earthquake crossing the 3,500 figure, governments across the world are rushing aid and medical facilities to help assist the Nepal government in carrying out rescue operations. #World #United States #China #Japan #Pakistan #Russia #United Kingdom #Rescue #Nepal earthquake
Japan: Man lands drone with radioactive sand at PM's office to protest N-energy

Apr 25, 2015

Japan: Man lands drone with radioactive sand at PM's office to protest N-energy

Japanese police arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone with low levels of radioactive sand on the roof of the prime minister's office to protest the government's nuclear energy policy, officials said Saturday. #World #United States #White House #Japan #NewsTracker #Nuclear energy #Fukushima #Shinzo Abe #NHF #Yasuo Yamamoto
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned: Girlfriend drowns cheating partner's Apple gadgets in water

Apr 23, 2015

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned: Girlfriend drowns cheating partner's Apple gadgets in water

A woman in Japan dumped her partner's Apple gadgets in water as revenge after she discovered that the person was cheating on her. #BuzzPatrol #IPhone #Japan #Twitter #BeatThis #Apple #iPad #Cheating #MacBook #IPod #Revenge
Maharashtra CM Fadnavis to tour Israel, explore agri-technology

Apr 23, 2015

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis to tour Israel, explore agri-technology

After his visit to Germany where he tried to woo global investors, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is set to embark on a tour to Israel from Sunday with focus on exploring sophisticated agri-technology used by that country and later to Japan early next month. #Japan #NewsTracker #Israel #farmers #Devendra Fadnavis #agri technology #agricultural
Drone mysteriously found on roof of Japan PM Shinzo Abes office

Apr 22, 2015

Drone mysteriously found on roof of Japan PM Shinzo Abes office

Japanese authorities are investigating after a small drone landed on the roof of the Prime Ministers Office. #Japan #NewsTracker #PM #Drones #Shinzo Abe
World's fastest train! Japan's maglev train sets world record at 603 kph

Apr 22, 2015

World's fastest train! Japan's maglev train sets world record at 603 kph

A Japanese maglev that is the fastest passenger train in the world has broken its own speed record. #Japan #NewsTracker #ThingsWeLike #world-record #Maglev train #Fastest train
Japan mulls 2018 moon landing, seeks to keep up with rivals

Apr 21, 2015

Japan mulls 2018 moon landing, seeks to keep up with rivals

Japan's space agency is considering an unmanned mission to the moon by 2018 or early 2019, part of an effort to beef up aerospace technology and keep pace with China and other emerging powers. #Japan #NewsTracker #Moon #Space #Space Race