Japan's finance minister said late Saturday the recent sharp rise in the yen is "extremely worrying," adding Tokyo will take action when necessary.
A Japanese tourism board has called on foreign tourists to refrain from public "belching or flatulence" in an etiquette guide which was hastily rewritten, reportedly after complaints from a Chinese resident.
Felines at Japan's popular "cat cafes" are now allowed to stay up until 10 p.m. to interact with customers.
Japan's justice minister visited a Tokyo war shrine Saturday morning to become the second member of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet attending its latest ritual, which has already angered mainland China and South Korea.
Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors plans to compensate customers in a bid to limit the fallout from a fuel-efficiency cheating scandal, the Nikkei reported on Saturday.
Dozens of Japanese lawmakers including a Cabinet minister visited a Tokyo war shrine on Friday in a ritual angering China and South Korea, where memories of Japan's military and colonial record remain raw.
Japan's justice minister visited a Tokyo war shrine Saturday morning to become the second member of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet attending its latest ritual, which has already angered China and South Korea.
U.S. President Barack Obama will go to the atom-bombed city of Hiroshima after a G-7 summit in Japan next month, the Nikkei business daily reported Friday, in what would be the first such visit by a sitting U.S. leader.
Japan's first stealth fighter jet successfully took to the skies on Friday as the country joins a select group of world military powers wielding the radar-dodging technology.
In this mountainous Japanese town known for its hot springs, prized beef and Jersey milk cows, more than 2,000 people have taken refuge from earthquakes at school gymnasiums and community centers, surviving on rock-hard biscuits, cold rice balls and bread.