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Mitsui puts money into Navigare Capital Partners shipping fund

Splash24/7 20 May 2024
Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co is investing an undisclosed sum in a shipping fund managed by Denmark’s Navigare Capital Partners. The Tokyo-based company will, together with its subsidiary Mitsui & Co.

US ambassador to Japan visits southern islands, focus of China tension

Voa News 18 May 2024
TOKYOThe U.S. ambassador to Japan stressed Friday the importance of increased deterrence and his country’s commitment to its key ally as he visited two southwestern Japanese islands at the forefront of Tokyo's tension with Beijing.

The US ambassador to Japan visits southern islands at the forefront of China tension

Times Union 17 May 2024
TOKYO (AP) — ... Ambassador to Japan stressed Friday the importance of increased deterrence and his country’s commitment to the alliance with its key ally as he visited two southwestern Japanese islands at the forefront of Tokyo's tension with Beijing.

As Cambodia launches $36.6bn building drive, China, Japan fight for spoils

Al Jazeera 17 May 2024
... investment is very limited,” Ryuichi Shibasaki, an associate professor and researcher of global logistics at the University of Tokyo who has studied Cambodia’s shipping industry, told Al Jazeera.

Japan US Military

Decatur Daily 16 May 2024
Family members of the crew of the USS Ronald Reagan see the aircraft carrier off at the U.S. Navy's Yokosuka base Thursday in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo. This is the ship's final departure from Yokosuka before transiting back to the ... .

Kyodo News Digest: May 16, 2024

Kyodo 16 May 2024
TOKYO - Over 80,000 foreign nationals work part-time in Japan's three major convenience store chains, data collected by Kyodo News showed Wednesday, in a trend likely to continue amid labor shortages from an aging population.

USS Ronald Reagan takes leave of Japanese port it has called home since 2015

Stars and Stripes 16 May 2024
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, JapanNearly 400 sailors in their dress whites manned the USS Ronald Reagan’s rails Thursday morning as the aircraft carrier steamed out of Tokyo Bay on its final deployment from Japan.

Kyodo News Digest: May 15, 2024

Kyodo 15 May 2024
TOKYO - The intrusion of an unauthorized drone suspected to have filmed a video of a docked Maritime Self-Defense Force ship near Tokyo went undetected, a government source said Tuesday, suggesting a serious flaw in security ... TOKYO - Sony Group Corp.

‘The Squad’ squares up to China’s might in the Pacific

The Times/The Sunday Times 10 May 2024
Since before Xi Jinping became president in 2013, western alarm over the rise of China has expressed itself in a baffling array of partnerships, pacts and acronyms ... World ... , Tokyo ... The Filipino fishermen staring down Xi’s ships in the South China Sea ... .

Japan's New Whaling Ship Raises Concerns for Conservationists

The Maritime Executive 06 May 2024
The vessel is now the world’s only whaling fleet mother ship, owned by Tokyo-based seafood company Kyodo Senpaku. The ship is replacing Nisshin Maru, which Kyodo Senpaku retired in November after decades of whaling operations.

The dog ate Japan’s plan to phase out coal power

Taipei Times 06 May 2024
In Yokosuka, south of Tokyo, the country’s ... The promise is only to phase out “unabated generation,” an ill-defined term that Tokyo is trying to drive an 80,000 tonne coal ship through the middle of.

Troops defend Philippine coast against notional invaders from South China Sea

Stars and Stripes 06 May 2024
Last week, a China coast guard ship with water cannons damaged one of two Philippine coast guard vessels at Scarborough Shoal, a feature inside the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone that’s controlled by Beijing.

Murray and Bond's legacy is 'motivation more than anything' - Phillip Wilson

NewstalkZB 04 May 2024
Phillip Wilson has jumped ship from singles to pairs. The rower took the gold in the Men’s 8s at the Tokyo ...

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