Gulf Times - Sea-of-Japan
Two suspected N. Korean fishermen rescued off northern Japan

Two suspected N. Korean fishermen rescued off northern Japan

Two men claiming to be from North Korea were found aboard a wooden fishing boat drifting off northern Japan and have been detained, an official said on Monday.

Eight bodies found in boat washed up on Japan beach

Eight bodies found in boat washed up on Japan beach

Eight bodies, which had been reduced partly to skeletons, were found on Monday in a small wooden ship that washed up on a beach in the sea of Japan, the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) said.

3 missing after Japan military copter loses contact over Sea of Japan

3 missing after Japan military copter loses contact over Sea of Japan

Japan's Defense Ministry on Sunday said it was searching for three crew members of a Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) helicopter in the Sea of Japan after contact was lost with the chopper. One crew member had been rescued uninjured.

North Korea 'appears to be preparing new missile test'

North Korea 'appears to be preparing new missile test'

Speculation intensified that North Korea is preparing another missile launch to coincide with a military anniversary, just weeks after conducting its first successful test of an ICBM.

French to the fore as Federer misses Rotterdam

French to the fore as Federer misses Rotterdam

A squad of Frenchman will attempt to rescue the Rotterdam World Tennis tournament starting today as the indoor event tries to recover from the injury absence of drawcard Roger Federer.

GCC chemical industry’s R&D spend at QR1.33bn in 2013: GPCA

GCC chemical industry’s R&D spend at QR1.33bn in 2013: GPCA

The GCC’s chemical industry invested an estimated QR1.33bn ($367mn) on research and development (R&D) in 2013, according to the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association..