AJMEDIA News Digest: June 2, 2024

Tokyo, 2 June, /AJMEDIA/ Japan expresses continued support for Ukraine as defense chiefs meet SINGAPORE – Japanese Defense Minister Minoru Kihara on Sunday expressed Tokyo’s continued support for Ukraine in… Read more

Japan expresses continued support for Ukraine as defense chiefs meet

Tokyo, 2 June, /AJMEDIA/ Japanese Defense Minister Minoru Kihara on Sunday expressed Japan’s continued support for Ukraine as it resists Russia’s invasion in a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Rustem… Read more

Chinese spacecraft lands on moon’s far side to collect rocks

Tokyo, 2 June, /AJMEDIA/ A Chinese spacecraft landed on the far side of the moon Sunday to collect soil and rock samples that could provide insights into differences between the… Read more

Qatar, US and Egypt calls on Israel and Hamas to negotiate ceasefire

Tokyo, 2 June, /AJMEDIA/ Qatar, the United States and Egypt called on Israel and Hamas to take steps to reach a ceasefire agreement in the Gaza Strip, a joint statement… Read more

Azerbaijan’s civil aviation celebrates its 86th anniversary

Tokyo, 2 June, /AJMEDIA/ On June 2, Azerbaijani aviators proudly celebrate their professional holiday and the 86th anniversary of the country’s civil aviation, AJMEDIA reports. June 2 is celebrated as… Read more

Prospect of peaceful reunification with Taiwan being eroded, China says

Tokyo, 2 June, /AJMEDIA/ The prospect of peaceful “reunification” with Taiwan is being increasingly “eroded” by Taiwanese separatists and external forces, Chinese Defence Minister Dong Jun said on Sunday, promising… Read more

Australia seeks military talks with China, closer ties with Philippines

Tokyo, 2 June, /AJMEDIA/ Australia has asked for military talks with China and is comfortable growing closer to the Philippines, Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles said on Sunday at the… Read more

Japan conveys concern to China over military activity

Tokyo, 2 June, /AJMEDIA/ Defense Minister Minoru Kihara conveyed Tokyo’s “serious concern” about Beijing’s increased military activity near Japan during talks with his Chinese counterpart Dong Jun on Saturday, while… Read more

NATO eyes boosting women’s role in peace, disaster relief with Japan

Tokyo, 2 June, /AJMEDIA/ Besides increased coordination over the war in Ukraine and security in the Indo-Pacific, NATO officials have called for boosting tie-ups with Japan in emergency management and… Read more

Japan mulls providing state loan guarantees to chipmaker Rapidus

Tokyo, 2 June, /AJMEDIA/ Japan’s industry ministry says it is considering offering loan guarantees to Rapidus Corp in its latest effort to help the state-backed chipmaker launch a domestic production… Read more