Japanese banks that lost some 1.8 billion yen (US$16.5 million) when fake overseas cards were used at convenience store ATMs are scrambling to combat such fraud.
TOKYO -- A Japanese boy who was found nearly a week after he was abandoned in a forest by his parents as punishment waved to onlookers as he released from a hospital Tuesday.
The U.S. navy said Monday it imposed an alcohol ban on its personnel in Japan as the Tokyo government condemned a military drink-driving case which fueled growing opposition to U.S. bases on Okinawa.
The father of a 7-year-old Japanese boy found alive nearly a week after his parents left him in a dense forest as punishment said his son has forgiven him, as details emerged of the boy's ordeal.
An American sailor was arrested Sunday on suspicion of drunken driving causing an accident on Japan's southern island of Okinawa, where public anger has run high over crimes by U.S. military personnel.
A 96-year-old Japanese man is potty at the prospect of breaking more records after being recognized as the world's oldest university graduate with his degree in ceramic arts.
Participants clad in traditional "happi" coats carry and swing "mikoshi," a portable shrine, to the left and right in the Tenno-sai festival at Susanoo Shrine in Tokyo Saturday, June 4,
Nearly a week after he was abandoned in the forest by his parents, the boy did not shed a tear when he was found safe Friday. The soldier who discovered him by chance in a military hut gave him two rice balls, which 7-year-old Yamato Tanooka ate ravenously. He looked a bit worn out but was "genki," the military said, using a Japanese word describing healthy children.
Tourists are seen in this picture taken in Japan, a popular destination for Taiwanese holiday-goers, on Friday, June 3. Taiwan's Travel Quality Assurance Association has revealed that group travel package prices for Japan trips for the upcoming summer peak season will drop by...........
Japan's transport ministry raided small-car maker Suzuki's headquarters Friday in the wake of its shock admission that it used improper fuel-testing methods for years, affecting millions of cars.