Japan's justice ministry will conduct its first large scale survey into racism in the country, a report said Sunday, as discrimination becomes a growing social concern.
The younger brother of former Japanese Emperor Hirohito died Thursday at the age of 100.
The outspoken Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte worries his Japanese hosts. Not just his policy toward the U.S. but also his informal style: Will he chew gum in front of the emperor?
Overwhelming victories for Liberal Democratic Party-backed candidates in Sunday's House of Representatives by-elections in two constituencies gave Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stronger command over the management of his administration, .....
Acid-tongued Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte takes his diplomatic roadshow to Japan on Tuesday, days after his apparent tilt towards China raised questions about the leader's strategic intentions.1 Comment
One person was killed and at least two injured by twin near-simultaneous blasts in a Japanese park on Sunday, the local fire department said.
Matsuri Takahashi's dream career at Japan's top ad agency, Dentsu, ended with her suicide as her overtime pushed past 100 hours a month.
The first woman to climb Mount Everest didn't stop there.
A powerful earthquake in western Japan knocked loose roof tiles, toppled store shelves and caused power outages Friday afternoon, but apparently caused no widespread damage. At least seven people were injured, one seriously.
Dozens of Japanese lawmakers visited a controversial war shrine Tuesday in an annual pilgrimage criticized by China and South Korea, which see it as a painful reminder of Tokyo's aggressive past.