Updated Tuesday, September 15, 2015 0:01 am TWN
Okinawa's governor said Monday that he was preparing to revoke approval for work needed to relocate a U.S. military air base from one area of the southern Japanese island to another, just days after the work was restarted.
Sunday, September 13, 2015
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday visited a disaster-struck city north of Tokyo in the aftermath of massive flooding that killed at least four people, as rescuers raced against time to find more than a dozen still missing.
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Japanese fishermen on Friday killed the first dolphins of the season in a controversial annual hunt that attracted global attention after it was featured in the Oscar-winning 2009 documentary "The Cove."
Friday, September 11, 2015
Thursday, September 10, 2015
A few signs of life are returning to this rural town made desolate by the Fukushima nuclear disaster four-and-a-half years ago: Carpenters bang on houses, an occasional delivery truck drives by and a noodle shop has opened to serve employees who have returned to Naraha's small town hall.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Monday, September 7, 2015
Thousands of Japanese "yakuza" mobsters have officially formed a new group after splitting off from the country's largest organized crime syndicate, raising concerns for possible inter-gang conflicts, reports said Sunday.
Sunday, September 6, 2015
Friday, September 4, 2015
Japan said Thursday it was "disappointed" there were no signs of rapprochement in mainland Chinese leader's Xi Jinping's speech to mark the 70th anniversary of Tokyo's WWII defeat, as Beijing showed off its growing might with a huge military parade.
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