Abe backs May and says Britain needs deal for Brexit

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday that the world did not want to see a disorderly Brexit…

"Time to start talking about consent": The #MeToo moment of Thailand

In a small bookstore in Suan Phlu, a lively district of Bangkok, an unusual conversation is…

Malaysia revises school book and population wants sex education in schools

The Malaysian Ministry of Education has ordered the removal of a page from a textbook…

Authoritarian leaders face increasing resistance, say global rights experts

From Europe to Yemen, Myanmar to the USA, authoritarian and populist leaders face increasing resistance…

US to withdraw from nuclear deal after failure of talks with Russia

The US rejected Moscow's offer to inspect a new Russian missile suspected of violating…

Detective Conan attractions to open in Osaka theme park

Universal Studios Japan Osaka will offer new attractions based on the popular manga “Detective Conan” and…

Woman develops rare condition that leaves her unable to hear men

A woman named Chen from Xiamen, a port city on the southeast coast of China, has awakened a…

Hackers in China likely to attack businesses in Japan in 2016, experts say

A China-based hacker group known as the “APT 10” group within the community…

Meet the 2 professional eSports player from Japan

In the field of eSports - a kind of video game competition - a professional athlete…

3 killed and dozens injured after gas leak in Paris

A powerful explosion, apparently caused by a gas leak, blew up a bakery in Paris in the…

Sale of tickets for the Tokyo Olympics will begin in April

Tickets for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will go on sale in late April…

Japanese companies in rural areas face difficulties in hiring graduates

Many companies outside of Japan's metropolitan areas are struggling to hire a sufficient number of…

Illuminated ice pendants captivate visitors in Japan

Clusters of icicles are illuminated in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, on Saturday. The…

Abbas wants to create anti-Hamas measures, crisis in Palestine increases

Palestine's division of decades seems to deepen in the coming months, with President Mahmud…

More people identify themselves as LGBT people as social consciousness grows in Japan

At least one in eleven people identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, according to…

Traffic ticket causes protest in Japan

Videos of rope-jumping monks juggling their costumes became viral, after…

2º mandate of Maduro rejected by the assembly

The opposition-controlled Venezuelan National Assembly has declared Nicolas Maduro's presidency illegitimate in…

Japanese government wants to help hospitals overcome language barriers

As part of measures to facilitate the acceptance of foreign workers due to start in April,…

Ukrainian church formalizes separation from Russia, forcing clergymen to take sides

An independent Ukrainian Orthodox church was set up at a signing ceremony in Turkey on Saturday,…

Tokyo Comic Con 2018 received 63 thousand visitors

Tokyo Comic Con 2018 closed with a large audience, attracting a record of 63.146 visitors.

Japanese Whale Fishing May Affect Alaskan Natives

Japan's decision to leave the International Whale Commission (IWC) could have consequences for…