Japan

Japan's Itochu to end cooperation with Israel's Elbit amid Gaza war

Itochu plans to end the collaboration after the International court of Justice ordered Israel last month to prevent acts of genocide against Palestinians and do more to help civilians.

By REUTERS
05/02/2024

‘The Boy and the Heron’: Hayao Miyazaki takes you on a dream

If you can flow with the feelings behind the movie and see it as a well-observed version of the psyche of a fragile and traumatized child, you will find much to enjoy.

Akita Komachi Premium Rice: Elevating the Japanese Kitchen in Israel

KITAKATA Food Import Company, the official representative in Israel of ZEN-HON's rice division, now imports and markets Akita Komachi premium rice in Israel.

By LEE SIBYLA/WALLA!
02/02/2024

Japan earthquake survivors battle unsanitary conditions with no running water

Residents gather to bathe in a makeshift public bath set up by soldiers sent in to help with relief work, an improvement from when people waited for an hour in the rain for 5 liters of water.

By REUTERS
31/01/2024
Gaza City

Estonia, Japan join nine other nations in suspending UNRWA funds

UNRWA’s role has long been criticized by Israel which alleges it has supported Hamas for years, an allegation the agency denies.

28/01/2024

Japan says SLIM spacecraft's 'pinpoint' moon landing is success

Japan aims to send an astronaut the moon in the next few years.

By REUTERS
25/01/2024

Aki-no Festival brings the best of Japanese cinema to Israel

This year’s Aki-no Festival features movies by some of the most acclaimed Japanese directors and will be held at the Jerusalem Cinematheque and the Tel Aviv Cinematheque in January.

North Korea fires missile, minister to visit Russia as tensions rise

North and South Korea remain technically at war because the 1950-1953 Korean War ended in an armistice rather than a peace treaty.

By REUTERS
14/01/2024

Scientists invent brain chip to reduce risk-taking in monkeys

These groundbreaking findings not only showcase the potential of brain chip technology in influencing behavior but also offer valuable insights into the neural mechanisms governing risk attitudes.

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