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Japanese PM shakes up cabinet amid anger over Unification church links
Reshuffle comes after murder of Shinzo Abe put spotlight on ruling party’s ties with religious movement

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

10, Aug, 2022 @10:17 AM

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South Korea: at least eight killed as record rain falls on capital Seoul
Six people remain missing amid fears of further damage with torrential rain forecast in some parts of the country on Wednesday

Justin McCurry in Tokyo with agencies

09, Aug, 2022 @12:56 PM

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‘We are so far behind’: Japan laments lack of progress on same-sex marriage
Advocates hope upcoming ruling in Tokyo district court will help spur progress on issue that already has public backing

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

08, Aug, 2022 @12:47 AM

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China halts cooperation with US over critical issues – as it happened
Beijing says it will withdraw cooperation on a range of issues in retaliation for the visit of US House speaker Nancy Pelosi. This blog is now closed

Rebecca Ratcliffe, Maya Yang, Martin Belam and Samantha Lock

06, Aug, 2022 @2:13 AM

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China missile drills around Taiwan a threat to regional security, says Japan PM
Fumio Kishida welcomes Nancy Pelosi in Tokyo and urges Beijing to halt planned four days of military exercises sparked by US House speaker’s visit

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

05, Aug, 2022 @5:04 AM

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South Korean president accused of avoiding Nancy Pelosi in bid to placate China
Yoon Suk-yeol will not meet US House speaker in move critics say aims to avoid antagonising China as tensions in the Taiwan strait simmer

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

04, Aug, 2022 @4:59 AM

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Nancy Pelosi tells President Tsai US will not abandon Taiwan – as it happened
House speaker meets Tsai Ing-wen in Taipei during visit described as ‘extremely egregious’ by China’s vice foreign minister

Virginia Harrison, Vivian Ho, Chris Stein, Martin Belam and Oliver Holmes

03, Aug, 2022 @6:12 AM

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Japan may rethink reporting of Covid cases as subvariant hits hard
Tokyo considers measures to ease pressure on hospitals as country struggles to contain outbreak

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

02, Aug, 2022 @10:05 AM

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Wearable fans help Japan’s hot dogs beat the heat
A maternity clothes maker in Tokyo is marketing portable fans to help dogs and cats cope with oppressive summer weather

Justin McCurry in Tokyo, with agencies

02, Aug, 2022 @4:38 AM

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Revelations since Shinzo Abe death shed light on Moonies’ influence
Details emerge showing Unification church’s political ties go further than Japan’s longest-serving prime minister

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

01, Aug, 2022 @10:23 AM

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Scott Morrison ditches parliament’s return to speak at Japan event not starting until Thursday
Former PM says he is ‘unable to attend’ first sitting week in Canberra as Labor calls for details about Tokyo engagement

Paul Karp, Patrick Lum, Amy Remeikis and Justin McCurry

26, Jul, 2022 @4:32 AM

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Japan executes man over Tokyo stabbing rampage – reports
Tomohiro Kato, who killed seven people in 2008, was hanged on Tuesday in Japan’s first execution this year

Justin McCurry in Tokyo with agencies

26, Jul, 2022 @3:12 AM

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