An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 struck Japan's Hokkaido Prefecture on Sunday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA). Source(s): Xinhua News Agency
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck off Japan's Hokkaido Prefecture on Sunday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).There are currently no reports of casualties and damage.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 struck off the coast of Japan's Fukushima Prefecture at 8:58 a.m. local time on Friday, according to Japan Meteorological Agency.The quake hit at a depth of 40 k
A magnitude-7.2 earthquake jolted Japan's Miyagi prefecture at 6:09 p.m. local time on Saturday, according to theJapan Meteorological Agency.
A Chinese fishing boat with 10 people onboard capsized some 330 kilometers north of Ishigaki island, Okinawa prefecture, southwest Japan, reported local media on Tuesday.Rescue work is underway.
A 5.2-magnitude earthquake jolted off the coast of Japan's Fukushima Prefecture at 16:31 local time on Sunday, with the epicenter recorded at a depth of 50 km.It came less than one day after a 7.3-ma
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 on Wednesday struck off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).No tsunami alert has been issued yet.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 rocked Japan's Ibaraki prefecture at 2:02 a.m. local time, Japan Meteorological Agency said Wednesday.
The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region will continue to tighten security in border areas to prevent terrorists from entering or leaving the region illegally in 2017, the chairman of the region said.
A mascot character named Kumamon represents Kumamoto prefecture in the Kyushu region, southwestern part of Japan. He is now "Japan's most popular bear." He attracts a diverse range of people, from children to adults who are charmed by his plump, black body, red cheeks, and wide-open eyes as if looking surprised, saying how adorable he is. Among lots of municipal PR mascot characters from all around Japan, he won the first place in a nationwide popularity vote in 2011. Ever since, Kumamon has appeared in numerous places, including events and product campaigns, rising to the seat of Japan's representative mascot character that transcends prefectural boundaries.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.4 struck northeastern Japan's Fukushima on Tuesday, the weather agency said, while tsunami waves were observed in the area and two persons were injured slightly.
A steel ladder will soon replace a rickety rattan structure used by children and other residents of a remote mountaintop village in Southwest China to traverse an 800-meter cliff to reach the outside world.
Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga urged Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday to review the Japan-U.S. Status of Forces Agreement in the wake of the arrest last week of a former U.S. Marine for abandoning the dead body of a Japanese women in the prefecture.
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visited Kumamoto Prefecture on May 19 to encourage evacuees from the recent earthquakes.
The Japanese government lodged a protest with the United States over an alleged rape committed by a U.S. navy sailor in Japan's southernmost island prefecture of Okinawa on Sunday, top government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said Monday.
The governor of Japan's Okinawa prefecture said Monday his prefecture will nullify an order approved to carry out landfill projects for a new U.S. base.
With the aim of developing into a world-leading high-tech zone, the Chengdu Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone — whose growt
Sweden and Finland are committed to working with Türkiye to address its concerns about their membership in the alliance, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday, a
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Ethiopia's Tigray region on Tuesday welcomed the first international aid delivery since a truce to end fighting, with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC
The European Council president urged global powers Tuesday to intensify pressure on Russia over its war against Ukraine, including Moscow's biggest supporter, China, sa
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