Osaka High Court rules Takahama nuclear reactors can restart

Osaka High Court rules Takahama nuclear reactors can restart

Osaka High Court rules Takahama nuclear reactors can restart The Osaka High Court on Tuesday ruled that two nuclear reactors halted by a lower court order can be restarted, in…

Tokyo Olympics is looking for volunteers, may have a hard time finding them

Language schools to help athletes prepare for 2020 Games

Language schools to help athletes prepare for 2020 Games   Language schools in Japan are tying up with sports associations to help improve the English skills of Japanese athletes in…

Pac-Man rickshaw is back! This time to eat in Osaka’s Shinsekai district

Pac-Man rickshaw is back! This time to eat in Osaka’s Shinsekai district Last Christmas Tokyo residents were delighted by the sight of beloved video game character Pac-Man in rickshaw form…

Opposition parties demand Abe's wife testify over school land scandal

Opposition parties demand Abe’s wife testify over school land scandal

Opposition parties demand Abe’s wife testify over school land scandal Opposition parties stepped up calls Thursday for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s wife Akie to be summoned to testify in parliament,…

Kubo stars as Japan beat UAE in World Cup qualifier

Kubo stars as Japan beat UAE in World Cup qualifier

Kubo stars as Japan beat UAE in World Cup qualifier AL AIN, United Arab Emirates – Yuya Kubo opened his national team account and Yasuyuki Konno marked his return from…

Honda admits to failure before UAE World Cup qualifier

Honda admits to failure before UAE World Cup qualifier

Honda admits to failure before UAE World Cup qualifier Japan’s Keisuke Honda has blamed his own shortcomings for sparking debate on his international future before this week’s World Cup qualifier…

North Korea in apparent failed missile launch, Japanese government source says

North Korea in apparent failed missile launch, Japanese government source says

North Korea in apparent failed missile launch, Japanese government source says TOKYO/WASHINGTON – North Korea may have launched several missiles Wednesday morning, a Japanese government source has said. The missiles,…

Puerto Rico, Netherlands ready for WBC semifinal

Puerto Rico, Netherlands ready for WBC semifinal

Puerto Rico, Netherlands ready for WBC semifinal LOS ANGELES – Jonathan Schoop let the ball bounce off his glove on purpose before catching it. Later, he kicked it to Andrelton…

N Korea says it's not afraid of U.S. threat of military strike

N Korea says it’s not afraid of U.S. threat of military strike

N Korea says it’s not afraid of U.S. threat of military strike North Korea said Monday it is not frightened by U.S. threats of possible pre-emptive military action to halt…

Shosenkyo: Japan's most gorgeous gorge

Nankai Trough mega-quake would leave 1.45 million households stranded, report says

Nankai Trough mega-quake would leave 1.45 million households stranded, report says A group of government-appointed scientists warned Tuesday that a major earthquake in the Nankai Trough off the Pacific coast…