AJMEDIA News Digest: Jan. 14, 2023

Tokyo, 14 January, /AJMEDIA/ Kishida, Biden vow to boost Japan defense capabilities, eyeing Taiwan WASHINGTON – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and U.S. President Joe Biden pledged Friday to develop… Read more

Japan university exams begin with stricter rules to prevent cheating

Tokyo, 14 January, /AJMEDIA/ Japan’s unified university entrance exams started Saturday across the country as organizers implemented stricter rules to prevent cheating after a photographed image of a question was… Read more

Japan PM’s trip tackles China-Taiwan tensions ahead of G7 summit

Tokyo, 14 January, /AJMEDIA/ Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s weeklong trip to Europe and North America laid the groundwork for tackling China-Taiwan tensions ahead of May’s Group of Seven summit… Read more

Biden and Kishida discuss Japan stepping up security

Tokyo, 14 January, /AJMEDIA/ U.S. President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida held wide-ranging talks at the White House on Friday as Japan looks to build security cooperation… Read more

Japan’s immigration law revision to retain controversial proposal

Tokyo, 14 January, /AJMEDIA/ The government and ruling parties plan to resubmit a revision bill to Japan’s immigration law, government sources said, retaining a controversial proposal that triggered criticism and… Read more

Japan racks up new security deals with eyes on China

Tokyo, 14 January, /AJMEDIA/ Space defense, U.S. troop deployments and a “hugely significant” deal with Britain: Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is collecting more than souvenirs on his whirlwind diplomatic… Read more

Iran executes British-Iranian national for spying

Tokyo, 14 January, /AJMEDIA/ Iran has executed British-Iranian national Alireza Akbari, the judiciary’s Mizan news agency reported on Saturday, after sentencing him to death on charges of spying for Britain.… Read more

China’s trade surplus swells to $877.6 bil as exports grow

Tokyo, 14 January, /AJMEDIA/ China’s trade surplus swelled to a record $877.6 billion last year as exports rose despite weakening U.S. and European demand and anti-virus controls that temporarily shut… Read more

International Court of Justice to hold public hearings on Azerbaijan’s claim against Armenia

Tokyo, 14 January, /AJMEDIA/ The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the UN, will hold public hearings based on Azerbaijan’s appeal against Armenia, AJMEDIA reports citing… Read more

2020 Second Karabakh War – logical outcome of UN’s long-term silence on Armenian atrocities

Tokyo, 14 January, /AJMEDIA/ Permanent Representative of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the UN Yashar Aliyev addressed the Security Council during discussions on “Advancing the rule of law to maintain… Read more