1 hr ago | The Japan Times
With the Diet endorsing the Hague Convention to help settle parental cross-border child abductions after years of lobbying by foreign governments and citizens, Japan is being urged to provide adequate support to parents and children separated through failed marriages.
5 hrs ago | The Japan Times
Japan Atomic Power Co., operator of the idled Tsuruga nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture, said Friday its group sales in the year that ended in March grew 4.3 percent from a year earlier to 152.43 billion, even though it failed to generate any electricity.
10 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa
Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto attends a city council session at Osaka City Hall in Osaka, western Japan, Friday, May 24, 2013.
10 hrs ago | The Independent
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11 hrs ago | Kotaku
In Japan, taxis are typically black. Sometimes, they're white or even yellow, but generally, people think of them as being dark-colored and dull looking.
Tehran: Iran is making significant progress in expanding its nuclear programme, including in opening up a potential second route to developing the bomb, a new UN atomic agency report showed Wednesday.
The head of an official inquiry into the deadly collapse of a Bangladesh factory complex said the building's owner was the "main culprit" for the disaster because he violated construction codes.
Japan's key equity market indices fell more than 6 percent overnight, the most since the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake.
A woman takes a picture of blooming cherry blossoms in Ueno Park in Tokyo, in March.
The Japanese have long been committed whisky drinkers, and until recently that meant holing up in a small, dark den designed for serious drinking.
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.
"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.
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.
Japan's All Nippon Airways on Thursday said it would put its Dreamliner fleet back into service this weekend, several days ahead of schedule.
Japan accused a South Korean newspaper of "dishonourable" behaviour for publishing an editorial suggesting the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were "divine punishment". Japanese wartime flags are reflected in a protester's sunglasses during a rally at the Japanese ambassador's residence in Seoul, South Korea.
Japan is considering direct talks with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the government said on Wednesday, adding momentum to the cause after a top level aide to the prime minister made a surprise trip to Pyongyang.
On display at the International Friendship Exhibition House in the DPRK is a lacquered vase, presented to President Kim Il Sung as a gift by the chief of the Wakayama, Japan, Society for the Study of the Juche Idea.
The development of a property owned by the Philippines in Tokyo, Japan will not push through after the Court of Appeals issued an injunction in favor of the government.