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North Korea Launches Two Ballistic Missiles at Japan

North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea on Thursday in violation of UN Security Council resolutions, Yonhap News Agency reported. The US State Department condemned the missile launch and encouraged North Korea to “engage in dialogue.” “We remain committed to a diplomatic approach to the DPRK (Democratic Republic of Korea) and…

Japan Warns Citizens to Avoid “Western-owned” Facilities in Six Southeast Asian Countries Due to Possible Terror Attack

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The US Takes Commanding Medal Lead on Saturday in Japan

America is catching China in the gold medal count and has a demanding lead over the world in total medals as of Saturday night in Tokyo. The US had another excellent day at the Olympics on Saturday in Tokyo – America won women’s golf – sweeping the sport for the USA.  They won men’s basketball…

Japan To Cancel "Doomed" Olympics: Report

Senior members of the Japanese government have privately concluded that the Tokyo Olympics won’t happen this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and efforts have now shifted on securing the Games for the 2032 Olympics – the next available opportunity, according to The Times, whose source added that the winter virus spike ‘tipped the balance’…

Another "Mutant" COVID Strain Discovered In Japan As Greater Tokyo Outbreak Worsens

As paranoia surrounding the dawn of new COVID “variants” reaches a fever pitch, local scientists are claiming that the Japanese Health Ministry said it had tracked down yet another variant of COVID-19 partly similar to the strains from the UK and South Africa, which are believed to be more contagious and linked to a spike…

Japan Set To Abolish Gas Powered Cars By Mid 2030s

By Tyler Durden As if the speculative EV mania needed any more fuel thrown on its fire, Japan is joining numerous other countries – and California – in setting a date to make all new cars electric and “eco friendly” by the mid 2030s. The country’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has said they are…

Ship Returning To Japan After Losing Record Number Of Containers While Crossing The Pacific

By Mike Schuler of GCaptain, The owners and managers of the containership that lost a record number of containers overboard as it sailed across the Pacific Ocean towards Long Beach have provided an update on the status of the vessel as it now heads for Japan. The update revised down the number of containers either…

Japan Set To Abolish Gas Powered Cars By Mid 2030s

As if the speculative EV mania needed any more fuel thrown on its fire, Japan is joining numerous other countries – and California – in setting a date to make all new cars electric and “eco friendly” by the mid 2030’s. The country’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has said they are considering abolishing conventional…

Australia To Sign Military Pact With US Ally Japan Amid Spiraling China Tensions

Australia is using its formative military alliances as the only leverage it has in the worsening trade spat with China which has grown into a full-blown crisis for Aussie commodities exports. It also comes after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled to India and southeast Asian countries last month seeking to shore up coordinated regional resistance against…

Russia Warns US It Will “Respond” To Future Border Violations In Sea Of Japan

Russia’s foreign ministry said Friday that it’s lodged a formal protest with the United States over this week’s incident in the Sea of Japan, calling it a “provocation designed to disturb the peace”.  Russia further said Friday it’s military won’t hesitate to “respond” the next time the US Navy brazenly violates its maritime borders. During…

Suicides In Japan Jumped 39% In October…

Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, risks to your prosperity… and on occasion, inspiring poetic justice. *  *  * And the Emmy Goes to the Governor of New York…

First Europe, Then Japan, Now Australia Hit By Unprecedented Full-Day Trading Halt Due To “Software Glitch”

First, it was a “technical issue” in Europe which back on July 1 caused European stock markets to suffer a 3 hour outage. Then, in August, New Zealand’s stock market was forced to halt trading over four days in August after distributed-denial-of-service attacks overwhelmed its website. Then on October 1, another “technical issue” hit the Tokyo Stock…