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US, Japan and South Korea hold drills in disputed sea as Biden hosts leaders of Japan, Philippines – Times of India

[ad_1] A US carrier strike group led by the USS Theodore Roosevelt has held a three-day joint exercise with its allies Japan and South Korea as US President Joe Biden met for talks with leaders from Japan and the Philippines at the White House. The dueling military and diplomatic maneuvers are meant to strengthen the partners’ solidarity in the face of China’s aggressive military actions in the region.A number…

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Japanese astronaut to be first non-American to set foot on Moon – Times of India

[ad_1] WASHINGTON: A lucky Japanese astronaut will become the first non-American to set foot on the Moon during one of Nasa‘s upcoming Artemis missions, US President Joe Biden announced Wednesday.The offer to Japan, an opportunity many nations have long dreamed of, came as part of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida‘s state visit, and as Washington seeks to strengthen ties with its key Asian ally.“Two Japanese astronauts will join future American…

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Tourists flock to Japan’s cherry blossom hotspots for full-bloom delight

[ad_1] Updated On Apr 05, 2024 11:08 AM IST Visitors and locals throng Tokyo’s prime cherry blossom locations on Thursday to revel in the full bloom, delayed this year due to unseasonably cold weather. …read more / View Photos in a new improved layout Updated on Apr 05, 2024 11:08 AM IST Tourists and residents packed Tokyo’s top cherry blossom spots on Thursday to enjoy the full bloom that…

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Japan’s Moon lander put to sleep after surviving its second long lunar night

[ad_1] Japan’s valiant Moon lander was put to sleep again after unexpectedly surviving its second ultra-chilly long lunar night, the space agency said Monday. Japan’s valiant Moon lander was put to sleep again after unexpectedly surviving its second ultra-chilly long lunar night, the space agency said Monday.(AFP) The Smart Lander for Investigating Moon (SLIM) — dubbed the “Moon Sniper” for its landing precision — touched down in January, making…

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Markets

India, Korea and Japan to Stay Busy With IPOs While China Stalls

[ad_1] (Bloomberg) — After the worst quarter in five years for Asia Pacific initial public offerings, a pick up activity is expected from South Korea, India and Japan while Chinese deals are likely to remain sparse. New share sales across the region fell to $11 billion between January and March, the lowest tally for a quarter since early 2019, data compiled by Bloomberg show. The amount represents a 46%…

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Deadly flesh-eating bacterial infection spreading rapidly in Japan – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: A rare and deadly flesh-eating bacterial infection is rapidly spreading in Japan, reports The New York Post citing officials. The infection, known as streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS), has a high fatality rate of 30% and is primarily caused by group A streptococcus bacteria, as reported by The Japan Times.Medical experts are surprised by the sudden increase in cases and have advised to maintain good hygiene…

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IISc scientists develop design to control temperature for transition from electrical insulator to conductor

[ad_1] Indian Institute of Science building in Bengaluru | Photo Credit: SUDHAKARA JAIN Scientists at Indian Institute of Science (IISc.), in collaboration with scientists from Japan, Denmark and the United States, have developed a synthetic material design that enables them to control the temperature at which a material can overcome electronic ‘traffic jams’ , a transition from an electrical insulator to a conductor, setting the ground for an electronic…

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