The group representing Japan's zoos and aquariums said Thursday it was baffled by its exclusion from a global body over the way its members catch dolphins.
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) on Thursday cut its annual growth and inflation forecasts, as a slate of tepid data highlight weakness in the world's number three economy, while analysts expect further monetary easing later in the year.
Japanese carrier ANA said Thursday its annual net profit more than doubled on robust international business, but rival Japan Airlines saw its bottom line worsen as the weak yen undercut lower fuel prices.
Shinzo Abe will become the first Japanese prime minister to address a joint session of the U.S. Congress, expected Wednesday to bring a message of deepening economic and security ties in the face of mainland China's growing clout.1 Comment
A fifth of Japan's electricity supply should come from nuclear power generation, the country's industry ministry said Tuesday, despite widespread opposition in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster.
Local elections in Japan produced just four female mayors of the 222 positions up for grabs, results showed Monday, underlining the challenges for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's pledge to put women in 30 percent of senior roles by 2020.
A top notch Michelin-starred sushi restaurant in Tokyo on Monday defended its special reservation rules for foreigners after a report in Japan it had refused to accept a booking from a Chinese customer.
Fitch Ratings has lowered Japan's credit rating as the country continues to wrestle with staggering debt.
Workers have removed radioactive soil from a Tokyo playground where extremely high radiation levels had worried local residents for days, an official said.
Japanese police arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone with low levels of radioactive sand on the roof of the prime minister's office to protest the government's nuclear energy policy, officials said Saturday.
Japanese police arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone with low level radioactive sand on the roof of the prime minister's office to protest the government's nuclear energy policy, officials said Saturday.
Extremely high levels of radiation have been discovered in a playground in Tokyo, officials said Friday, fanning fears for the health of children in the area.
東京 - 針對日本教科書將釣魚台列嶼列入日本領土所引發的爭議，日本政府發言人，官房長官菅義偉今天表示，釣魚臺是日本固有領土，不管從歷史上或法律上來看都屬於日本，因此列進教科書毫無問題，日本政府不接受中國與台灣對它的領土聲明。
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed "deep remorse" Wednesday for Japan's World War II aggression at a summit attended by Asian leaders, but stopped short of repeating previous apologies in a move that risks angering Beijing and Seoul.