Japan's opposition launched a last-ditch bid Wednesday to stall passage of a controversial bill to legalize casinos.
U.S. military Osprey aircraft has crash-landed off Japan's southern island of Okinawa, but its five crewmembers were safely rescued.
Japan protested to China on Monday about what it says are groundless accusations that Japanese fighter jets had fired "jamming shells" as six Chinese military planes flew over waters between Japan's southern Okinawa and Miyako islands.
The National Police Agency intends to conduct research on 10,000 households with mainly junior and senior high school students as the selfies of people in this age group are being used as online child pornography in a rapidly increasing number of cases, sources said.
A Japanese city has introduced a novel way to keep track of senior citizens with dementia who are prone to getting lost -- tagging their fingers and toes with scanable barcodes.
Japan's defense chief Tomomi Inada said Wednesday she believes her country's alliance with the United States will endure in the Trump administration because it benefits both countries.
Japan's defense chief said Wednesday she believes her country's alliance with the United States will endure in the Trump administration because it benefits both countries.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won't apologize for Japan's attack when he visits the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor later this month, the government spokesman said Tuesday.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will honour war dead but won't apologise when he becomes the first Japanese leader to visit Pearl Harbor this month, a top government spokesman said Tuesday.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to become the first Japanese leader to visit Pearl Harbor, announcing Monday a trip to Hawaii this month for talks with U.S. President Barack Obama.