• Diplomats from Washington, Seoul, Tokyo discuss N Korean threat
    October 19, 2017

    Diplomats from Washington, Seoul, Tokyo ...

    Diplomats from Washington, Seoul, Tokyo discuss N Korean threat Senior officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan reaffirmed their countr...
  • October 19, 2017

    U.S. allies air concerns about TrumpR...

    U.S. allies air concerns about Trump’s ‘Buy American’ order Israel, Hong Kong and Taiwan joined a number of U.S. allies at the World Trade Organ...
  • Japanese convenience store clerk stops robbery with wooden kendo sword and fighting pose
    October 19, 2017

    Japanese convenience store clerk stops r...

    Japanese convenience store clerk stops robbery with wooden kendo sword and fighting pose Customer service in Japan really is incredible. For example, ...
  • 'Vanishing village' looks to LDP for survival
    October 18, 2017

    ‘Vanishing village’ looks to...

    ‘Vanishing village’ looks to LDP for survival Chikara Imai, 73, is quick to dismiss the new parties in Sunday’s national election in Japan, ...
  • 'Blade Library' offers joy of blade running to amputees
    October 18, 2017

    ‘Blade Library’ offers joy o...

    ‘Blade Library’ offers joy of blade running to amputees Haruta Saito, a young Japanese amputee who dreams of becoming a Paralympian, remembers str...
Diplomats from Washington, Seoul, Tokyo discuss N Korean threat

Diplomats from Washington, Seoul, Tokyo discuss N Korean threat

Diplomats from Washington, Seoul, Tokyo discuss N Korean threat Senior officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan reaffirmed their countries’ commitment Wednesday to finding a diplomatic solution to…

U.S. allies air concerns about Trump’s ‘Buy American’ order

U.S. allies air concerns about Trump’s ‘Buy American’ order Israel, Hong Kong and Taiwan joined a number of U.S. allies at the World Trade Organization on Wednesday to express concerns…

Japanese convenience store clerk stops robbery with wooden kendo sword and fighting pose

Japanese convenience store clerk stops robbery with wooden kendo sword and fighting pose

Japanese convenience store clerk stops robbery with wooden kendo sword and fighting pose Customer service in Japan really is incredible. For example, on October 16, at around 4 in the…

'Vanishing village' looks to LDP for survival

‘Vanishing village’ looks to LDP for survival

‘Vanishing village’ looks to LDP for survival Chikara Imai, 73, is quick to dismiss the new parties in Sunday’s national election in Japan, saying old ties with Prime Minister Shinzo…

'Blade Library' offers joy of blade running to amputees

‘Blade Library’ offers joy of blade running to amputees

‘Blade Library’ offers joy of blade running to amputees Haruta Saito, a young Japanese amputee who dreams of becoming a Paralympian, remembers strapping on a prosthetic “running blade” for the…

Japanese women reveal the worst ways they’ve been dumped by their partners

Japanese women reveal the worst ways they’ve been dumped by their partners

Japanese women reveal the worst ways they’ve been dumped by their partners When a relationship turns sour, it’s often hard to face the reality that a break-up might be on…

Voters express hopes and concerns as election campaigning begins

Voters express hopes and concerns as election campaigning begins

Voters express hopes and concerns as election campaigning begins Voters, including teens who will cast ballots for the first time, expressed their hopes and concerns Tuesday as official campaigning for…

NBA, Rakuten tie up to provide live NBA coverage in Japan

NBA, Rakuten tie up to provide live NBA coverage in Japan

NBA, Rakuten tie up to provide live NBA coverage in Japan The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Rakuten Inc on Tuesday announced a multiyear partnership making Rakuten the league’s exclusive…

Koike says now's the last chance to rein in Olympic costs

Official: Tokyo Olympic stadium worker was overworked before suicide

Official: Tokyo Olympic stadium worker was overworked before suicide The Japan labor standard office has determined the suicide of a 23-year-old man who worked at Tokyo’s new Olympic stadium construction…

Epic world solar car race begins in Australia

Epic world solar car race begins in Australia

Epic world solar car race begins in Australia SYDNEY An epic 3,000-kilometer solar car race across the desert heart of Australia designed to showcase new technology that could one day…