Two Korean former sex slaves demanded the resignation of an outspoken Japanese mayor and cancelled a meeting with him Friday for justifying Japan's wartime practice of forcing tens of thousands of Asian women into prostitution for its military.
In an effort to address a gap in travel between Thailand and the island of Kyushu in Japan, a tourism exchange was recently organized in the city of Fukuoka between the Thai Government and the private sector of Japan's travel industry.
The country that brought us this has now decided to offer bird-flavored ice cream , finally filling a terrible void and putting the "robin" in 'Baskin-Robbins.' A Japanese eatery called Torimi Cafe recently offered bird-flavored concoctions at the Small Bird Expo in Osaka .
Japan Atomic Power Co.'s group operating profit plunged 89.5% on the year to 900 million yen in the year ended this past March, according to its earnings report released Friday.
The biggest drop in Japanese shares since the 2011 earthquake erased $314 billion in market value, shaking bulls who pushed the Topix Index to five-year highs and highlighting their vulnerability to shocks at home and abroad.
This gentleman is on top of a Danjiri. The Danjiri is a big cart that is the pride of many of the participants and of the community that it represents.
Japan's key equity market indices fell more than 6 percent overnight, the most since the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake.
"DoJoJi: The Man Inside the Bell" presented by the Pan Asian Repertory Theatre at the Clurman Theatre, located at 410 West 42nd Street, in Manhattan, celebrates its 36th season with an interesting takeoff of a thought provoking Japanese legend that has been told through several different versions of Japanese theatrical art forms.
Through the efforts of our Human Rights Ambassador, William Nicholas Gomes in the UK, Salem-News.com joins 67 organizations around the world trying to bring a level of respect and dignity to women abused by the Japanese military during WWII.
Japan's Topix index tumbled almost 7 percent, the most since the aftermath of the March 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster, as financial firms slid amid rising bond yields.
Hashimoto echoes Japan's past failure By Walden Bello The words were so brazen that they have created a firestorm globally.
The UN has urged Japan to educate its citizens about how the Imperial Army forced Korean and other Asian women to serve as sex slaves for troops during World War II.
Japan's Kyoto University said that it would start next year to distribute on the Internet its lecture course to the world through "edX", a free online learning initiative composed of the leading global institutions, including the founding universities Harvard and MIT in the United States, local press reported Wednesday.
Japan is preparing to launch its new rocket called Epsilon, which will put research satellite SPRINT-A into orbit to observe Mars and Venus.