Japanese fishermen were out at sea attempting to trap more dolphins on Wednesday, campaigners said, after the bloody slaughter of dozens of the animals the previous day was hidden from view behind screens.
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was barred entry to Japan at the weekend because he did not obtain a visa, an official with Japan's embassy in Kuala Lumpur said Tuesday.
Japanese fishermen have finished killing some of the 250 dolphins trapped recently in what activists say was the biggest roundup they have witnessed in the last four years.
Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) said Monday it was modifying a TV commercial after apologizing to customers who complained it used racist stereotyping, but insisted they had meant no offence.
The Japanese government said Monday it would push forward with a long-stalled agreement to relocate a U.S. military base within Okinawa, despite the re-election of a mayor who opposes the plan.
Continued icy relations between Beijing and Tokyo over a territorial dispute have not put off rich Chinese travelers, who picked Japan as their top holiday destination for 2014.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called Sunday for "frank" summit talks with China and South Korea to help solve historical and territorial disputes that have soured ties between the neighbours.1 Comment
A Japanese soldier who hid in the Philippine jungle for three decades, refusing to believe World War II was over until his former commander returned and ordered him to surrender, has died in Tokyo aged 91.
More than 900 pupils at elementary schools in a central Japanese city have fallen ill in a suspected outbreak of mass food poisoning, officials said Thursday.
Two people were critically ill Wednesday after their fishing boat collided with a Japanese naval vessel in waters between two of the country's main islands, officials said.