Japanese report increasing abuse at US military bases

At the US Army camp in Zama, two Japanese employees were ordered to work until…

Japanese scientists gain recognition for discovering new blood group

The International Blood Transfusion Society (ISBT) has recognized a new system of blood groups called…

Kawasaki Museum will freeze old records to protect them from mold

A municipal museum in Kawasaki has said it will temporarily freeze its collection of documents and records in…

Marvel stars confirm presence at Tokyo Comic Con 2019

The main stars of the Avengers movie franchise will be attending Tokyo Comic Con 2019, one of the…

Daikyo-no-Gi banquet is held at the Imperial Palace

The second and final round of the Daikyo-no-Gi banquet organized by the Emperor in Daijosai took place…

Japan hosts first gun show, government seeks technological advantage

Japan's first full-fledged gun show opened on Monday, creating a…

Vatican's chief financial regulator quits job after police operations

The Vatican said on Monday its chief financial regulator would leave, weeks after…

North Korea says it no longer wants "meaningless" talks with the US

North Korea said on Monday it was not interested in meaningless conversations with…

Russia returns navy ships to Ukraine before peace summit

On Monday, Russia returned three ships it captured last year to Ukraine, something…

Czech government approves digital tax for Internet giants

The Czech government approved on Monday a proposal for a digital tax of 7% to increase…

US grants new 90 days license extension to Huawei

On Monday, the Trump government issued a new extension of 90 days, allowing companies to…

Airbnb joins IOC to provide Olympic Games accommodation

Short-term home rental company Airbnb Inc has joined the ranks of the…

Trump says he can testify in impeachment inquiry

On Monday, US President Donald Trump publicly indicated for the first time that he could…

Hong Kong: Police arrest students at university, protesters react

Hong Kong police used tear gas and water cannons on Monday against protesters…

Abe approval falls after opposition allegations

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's approval rating fell last month, showing a…

Yamanote Line to be partially suspended on November 16

Sections of Yamanote Circuit and Keihin-Tohoku Lines in Tokyo will be suspended on 16 in November…

Japanese teacher released after detention in China

A Japanese academic detained in Beijing since September was released and returned to the country on Friday,…

Man dies after jumping off vehicle on expressway in Shizuoka

A man who jumped from a moving vehicle on the Shin-Tomei Expressway in Hamamatsu, Japan…

FamilyMart will allow shorter opening hours across Japan

Convenience store operator FamilyMart Co said on Thursday it would allow its owners to…

36 Japanese Arrested in Manila for Alleged Phone Scam

A group of Japanese 36 was arrested in Manila for an alleged telephone scam against people…

Emperor performs the Daijosai ceremony

Daijokyu-no-Gi, the centerpiece of the Daijosai ceremony related to the Emperor's enthronement, took place at the Imperial Palace…