Taiwan has not asked officials at Japan's Kansai International Airport to invalidate passports carried by Taiwanese nationals with "Republic of Taiwan" stickers on the cover, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Thursday.
In a quiet room thick with the smell of incense, Buddhist monk Kaichi Watanabe chants sutras to commemorate the one-year anniversary of a woman's death.
Talk of a possible 20 percent tax on U.S. imports from Mexico is raising eyebrows in Asia, where exports to the U.S. drive growth in many economies.
Japan's excruciating wait for a homegrown yokozuna, or sumo grand champion, ended Wednesday when 30-year-old Kisenosato was promoted to the ancient sport's highest rank.
Japan's Defense Ministry has launched its first communications satellite.
Japan could pass a one-off bill allowing its retirement-ready emperor to step down, a government panel said Monday, in what would be the first abdication in over two centuries.
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Friday pledged to boost ties with Donald Trump's new administration, ahead of the U.S. president-elect's inauguration later in the day.
The US Marines Corps' (USMC) F-35 Joint Strike Fighter squadron arrived at an air base in Iwakuni, Japan on Wednesday, marking the first overseas deployment of the fifth-generation stealth jets.
Japan will provide Vietnam new patrol vessels, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday on the last stop of his four-nation tour to boost his country's trade and security engagements in Asia amid China's rising dominance.
Six Taiwanese men have been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle illicit drugs into Okinawa, a Kyodo News report said Sunday.