Nepal – Myanmar sign MoU on tourism and culture, President Bhandari to head to Japan on the 20th

Nepal and Myanmar have signed two MoUs on cooperation of tourism and culture in Myanmanr. President Bhandari is on a 5 day state visit in Myanmar upon the friendly invitation of the... Read more »
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Take a look at the ‘Tokyo 2020’ medals – they are made from recycled electronics

Tokyo 2020 is a year away – athletes are training hard for their lifelong dream of a medal at the games. This week, Japan unveiled the design of the logos – and... Read more »

Japan: At least 13 feared dead in suspected arson attack at an animation studio in Kyoto

At least 13 people are feared to be dead and more than 38 people injured in a suspected case of arson on a Japanese animation studio in Kyoto, Japan this morning, fire... Read more »
a captured minke whale at a port in Kushiro. Photograph: Jiji Press/EPA

Japan resumes commercial whaling following a three decade hiatus

On December, 2018 Japan gave a six month notice to the International Whaling Commission (IWC), announcing their intention to split from the commission and their decision to pursue commercial whaling.  On 1st... Read more »

G20 Summit 2019: Trump says no tariff reprieve for China, expects productive talks with Xi

The Annual meeting of the group of 20 nations, made up of 19 nations and European Union, is going on in Osaka, Japan. The two days meeting, on June 28-29, has the... Read more »

Two killed, 15 schoolgirls injured in Japan stabbing: NHK

A schoolgirl and an adult man were killed and 15 other young girls injured in a stabbing at a bus stop just outside Tokyo on Tuesday, Japanese national broadcaster NHK cited authorities... Read more »

Nepal Airlines to fly to Osaka from March

Nepal Airlines has said they will be operating direct flights from Tribhuvan Imternational Airport, Kathmandu to Kansai International Airport, Osaka from March end. This will be first time Nepal will be flying... Read more »

Russia builds new barracks on disputed islands near Japan

Russia said on Monday it had built new barracks for troops on a disputed chain of islands near Japan and would build more facilities for armored vehicles, prompting a diplomatic protest from... Read more »

Dozens injured in Japan restaurant blast

A huge explosion and fire has hit a restaurant in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo. Japanese police say 42 people were injured in the explosion, with one of them in a... Read more »