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Explosive eruption on Mt.Shinmoe

Explosive eruption on Mt.Shinmoe

Mount Shinmoe, a volcano in southwestern Japan, has erupted explosively for the first time in 7 years. Japan’s Meteorological Agency is warning people not to go near the mountain. The first eruption took place around 2:30 PM on Tuesday. Smoke spewed up 2,100...
Japan holds event for Takeshima Day

Japan holds event for Takeshima Day

Takeshima Day: A senior Japanese official has criticized South Korea for what he calls the illegal occupation of the Takeshima Islands in the Sea of Japan. He made the remark on Thursday at a ceremony to commemorate Japan’s incorporation of the islands more than...
Aso: BOJ should keep inflation goal

Aso: BOJ should keep inflation goal

BOJ should keep inflation goal: Japan’s Finance Minister Taro Aso has renewed his strong support for the Bank of Japan’s monetary easing measures. Last week, the government said it wants Haruhiko Kuroda to stay on for a 2nd term as BOJ governor. Read more...