Schools are struggling to figure out how to deal with North Korea's repeated ballistic missile launches.
North Korea launched from Pyongyang on Friday a missile that flew over northern Japan before plunging into the Pacific, officials in Tokyo and Seoul said, in a move that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned as "outrageous."
Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, and her boyfriend Kei Komuro will publicly announce their engagement on September.
It has been visited by at least 25,000 people since the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011.
Thousands of people attend a ceremony to pay tribute to the more than 3 million Japanese who perished in the conflict.
In the rapidly aging country, women are increasingly starting careers or launching their own businesses after child-rearing ends or their husbands retire.
A worker found it when digging up the ground in a car park about 1 km from the plant's damaged reactors.
Taiwanese flights cancelled China Airlines, EVA Air, Tiger Air cancel flights to and from Japanese cities
A Japanese government advisory body has compiled a draft blueprint for recovering nuclear fuel debris from the No. 1 to 3 reactors that melted down at Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc.'s Fukushima No. 1 power plant, it has been learned.
Japanese Defence Minister Tomomi Inada has stepped down, taking responsibility for an alleged cover-up of controversial military reports on Japanese troops deployed in South Sudan as UN peacekeepers.