Today, Azerbaijan not only satisfies its own energy needs, but also exports crude, gas, electricity -President Ilham Aliyev

Tokyo, 16 January, /AJMEDIA/ Today, Azerbaijan not only satisfies its all needs with energy, but also is exporting crude oil, oil products, natural gas, petrochemicals and electricity, President of Azerbaijan… Read more

AJMEDIA News Digest: Jan. 16, 2023

Tokyo, 16 January, /AJMEDIA/ Japan, S. Korea discuss Seoul’s proposal to solve wartime labor row TOKYO – Senior Japanese and South Korean diplomats discussed Monday a recent suggestion by Seoul… Read more

ANA to offer flight attendants 2-day workweek after COVID

Tokyo, 16 January, /AJMEDIA/ All Nippon Airways Co. plans to offer its flight attendants the option of working two days a week, starting fiscal 2023, enabling them to pursue second… Read more

Japan’s opposition parties unite to take on Kishida over tax hike plan

Tokyo, 16 January, /AJMEDIA/ Japan’s opposition parties on Monday banded together against Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s plan to raise taxes to cover an increase in defense spending, hoping to leverage… Read more

Ex-Japan defense chief Kishi to quit soon; by-election eyed in April

Tokyo, 16 January, /AJMEDIA/ Former Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi is set to resign as a lawmaker soon, sources close to the matter said, likely setting up a by-election in April… Read more

Righting shoddy nuclear waste storage site to cost Japan 36 bil. yen

Tokyo, 16 January, /AJMEDIA/ The Japan Atomic Energy Agency estimates that it will cost taxpayers 36.1 billion yen ($280 million) to rectify the shoddy storage of radioactive waste in a… Read more

Asahi tops as 3 of 4 major Japanese brewers post increased sales in 2022

Tokyo, 16 January, /AJMEDIA/ Three of four major Japanese brewers posted a rise in sales of beer and beer-like drinks in 2022 from a year earlier, with Asahi Breweries Ltd… Read more

Rescue hopes fade after Russian attack in Ukraine’s Dnipro; dozens feared dead

Tokyo, 16 January, /AJMEDIA/ Ukraine saw little hope of pulling any more survivors from the rubble of an apartment block in the city of Dnipro on Sunday, a day after… Read more

Clearance of German hamlet for coal mine said to be near-complete

Tokyo, 16 January, /AJMEDIA/ A village in western Germany that is due to be demolished to make way for a coal mine expansion has been cleared of activists, apart from… Read more

Two more vehicles belonging to Russian peacekeepers passed freely along Lachin-Khankandi road

Tokyo, 16 January, /AJMEDIA/ Supply vehicles belonging to Russian peacekeepers pass freely through the peaceful protest area on the Lachin-Khankandi road. Conditions have been created for another supply vehicle and… Read more