M6.1 quake strikes northern Japan

Tokyo, 02 April, /AJMEDIA/ An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 hit Iwate and Aomori prefectures in northern Japan at 4:24 a.m. on Tuesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.… Read more

Driver overtime cap introduced as worker shortage worsens

Tokyo, 02 April, /AJMEDIA/ An overtime limit of around 18 hours per week for drivers of trucks, taxis and buses took effect on Monday, as Japan looks to improve standard… Read more

Australian Parliament sets up inter-parliamentary friendship group with Azerbaijan

Tokyo, 02 April, /AJMEDIA/ An Australia-Azerbaijan inter-parliamentary friendship group comprising of 9 senators and 14 congressmen has been established at the Parliament of Australia, the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Australia… Read more

Ambassador: Azerbaijan-China relations developing dynamically and steadily

Tokyo, 02 April, /AJMEDIA/ “The relations between Azerbaijan and China are developing dynamically and steadily,” said Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Azerbaijan Guo Min as she met… Read more

Oil prices go up in global markets

Tokyo, 02 April, /AJMEDIA/ Oil prices have surged in the global markets. On the London InterContinental Exchange Futures (ICE), Brent crude oil rose by $0.30, reaching a trading value of… Read more

‘Cargo terminals to be put into operation in Azerbaijan’s Alat FEZ in first half of 2026’

Tokyo, 02 April, /AJMEDIA/ “Starting from the 1st half of 2026, cargo terminals will be commissioned in the Alat Free Economic Zone,” said Alat FEZ Chairman of Board Valeh Alasgarov… Read more

Trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Romania amounted to $670 million last year, says minister

Tokyo, 02 April, /AJMEDIA/ “Continuous efforts would be made for further enhancing of bilateral cooperation between Azerbaijan and Romania,” said Azerbaijan’s Minister of Labor and Social Protection Sahil Babayev at… Read more

Azerbaijani Energy Minister meets with his Romanian counterpart

Tokyo, 02 April, /AJMEDIA/ Azerbaijan`s Minister of Energy Parviz Shahbazov has met with his Romanian counterpart Sebastian-Ioan Burduja, who is on a visit to the country. The meeting highlighted the… Read more

Candidate for mayor of violent city in Mexico killed as she began campaigning

Tokyo, 02 April, /AJMEDIA/ A candidate for mayor of a violence-wracked city in Mexico has been killed just as she began campaigning. Two authorities in the north-central state of Guanajuato… Read more

Meta shuts monitoring tool in election year

Tokyo, 02 April, /AJMEDIA/ A digital tool considered vital in tracking viral falsehoods, CrowdTangle will be decommissioned by Facebook owner Meta in a major election year, a move researchers fear… Read more