Workers have removed radioactive soil from a Tokyo playground where extremely high radiation levels had worried local residents for days, an official said.
Japanese police arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone with low levels of radioactive sand on the roof of the prime minister's office to protest the government's nuclear energy policy, officials said Saturday.
Japanese police arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone with low level radioactive sand on the roof of the prime minister's office to protest the government's nuclear energy policy, officials said Saturday.
Extremely high levels of radiation have been discovered in a playground in Tokyo, officials said Friday, fanning fears for the health of children in the area.
東京 - 針對日本教科書將釣魚台列嶼列入日本領土所引發的爭議，日本政府發言人，官房長官菅義偉今天表示，釣魚臺是日本固有領土，不管從歷史上或法律上來看都屬於日本，因此列進教科書毫無問題，日本政府不接受中國與台灣對它的領土聲明。
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed "deep remorse" Wednesday for Japan's World War II aggression at a summit attended by Asian leaders, but stopped short of repeating previous apologies in a move that risks angering Beijing and Seoul.
A small drone bearing traces of radioactivity was found on the roof of the Japanese prime minister's office Wednesday, apparently having been flown there, according to police and the media.1 Comment
A court rejected an injunction requested by local residents opposed to resuming operations of two nuclear reactors in southern Japan, giving the go-ahead Wednesday for their restart as planned this summer.
Japan's leader Shinzo Abe drew sharp rebukes from mainland China and South Korea Tuesday after sending an offering to a controversial war shrine, and saying he may not repeat a formal apology for his country's World War II rampage.
Japan must repeatedly say sorry to China, Korea and the other countries it invaded in the 20th century until its former victims have heard the apology enough, novelist Haruki Murakami has said.1 Comment
Deadlock over the controversial relocation of a U.S. military base in southern Japan deepened Friday when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met the anti-base governor of Okinawa.
Top Japan and U.S. trade officials plan to meet this weekend, seeking to close gaps over autos and farm trade before Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Washington later this month.
Japan overtook mainland China in February as the top foreign holder of U.S. Treasury securities, a position Japan last held in August 2008.
An Asiana Airlines plane skidded off a runway Tuesday after landing in western Japan, and about 20 people were injured slightly, officials said.