Japan, Russia agree to boost military cooperation

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After the end of their first high-level defence and diplomatic talks, Japan and Russia have agreed to step up security cooperation and to hold joint military and anti-piracy exercises. Japan, Russia agree to boost military cooperation.  The move comes amid growing concern over North Korea and Japan’s worsening relations with China.  Yet Japan and Russia […]

Japan’s Nuclear Safety Record Criticised by Regulator

Griffith Asia Institute
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Japan’s nuclear watchdog has refused to give the go-ahead to commission an experimental fast-breeder reactor due to safety concerns. The Monju reactor in the Fukui prefecture has been closed for almost two decades after a leak and a fire in 1995. The head of the Nuclear Regulation Authority has blasted Monju’s operator for its lack […]