Editorial: Missile mission

North Korea fired two ballistic missiles into waters off its eastern coast Wednesday afternoon, two days after claiming to have tested a newly developed missile in a resumption of its weapons displays after a six-month lull. Continue Reading

Modi to attend Quad summit to be hosted by Joe Biden

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the first-ever in-person summit of Quad leaders in US on 24 September along with President Joe Biden, Australia PM Scott Morrison and Japan PM Yoshihide Suga. Continue Reading

Editorial: No plaything

Japan mobilised military doctors and nurses to give shots to elderly people in Tokyo and Osaka on Monday as the government desperately tries to accelerate its vaccination rollout and curb coronavirus infections just two months before hosting the Olympics. Continue Reading

Japan PM vows no virus rebound as emergency ends

Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga pledged Sunday to do his utmost to prevent a resurgence of the coronavirus ahead of the Olympic torch relay and his upcoming visit to Washington. Continue Reading

Japan’s PM holds first phone conversation with Biden

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga spoke with new US President Joe Biden over the phone on Thursday, which was their first conversation since the American leader was inaugurated on January 20. Continue Reading