Category Archives: General Japan News

U.S. flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N Korea

In bid to reassure nervous Asian allies, U.S. says North Korea threat would bring massive military response

In bid to reassure nervous Asian allies, U.S. says North Korea threat would bring massive military response   WASHINGTON – The U.S. issued a blunt warning to North Korea, just…

U.S. flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N Korea

U.S. flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N Korea

U.S. flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N Korea The United States flew some of its most advanced warplanes in bombing drills with ally South Korea on Thursday,…

Halilhodzic lives to fight another day as Japan reaches 2018 World Cup

Halilhodzic lives to fight another day as Japan reaches 2018 World Cup

Halilhodzic lives to fight another day as Japan reaches 2018 World Cup Japan’s beleaguered head coach Vahid Halilhodzic will live to fight another day after his side qualified for their…

Abe, May issue statements after talks

Abe, May issue statements after talks

Abe, May issue statements after talks Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his British counterpart, Theresa May, have released joint statements on security and economic cooperation after their talks in…

North Korea's missile launch: Why Japan?

North Korea’s missile launch: Why Japan?

North Korea’s missile launch: Why Japan? TOKYO When nuclear-armed North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan this week, it sparked international condemnation. But it also raised the question: Why…

Japan's Daniel, Sugita advance at U.S. Open

Japan’s Daniel, Sugita advance at U.S. Open

Japan’s Daniel, Sugita advance at U.S. Open Japan’s Taro Daniel hopes that Rafael Nadal won’t come out with all guns blazing when he faces the Spanish legend for a place…

83-year-old convicted of armed robbery, “I wanted to eat better food and have fun with girls”

83-year-old convicted of armed robbery, “I wanted to eat better food and have fun with girls”

83-year-old convicted of armed robbery, “I wanted to eat better food and have fun with girls” Yuji was born in 1934 and spent his adolescence in war-torn Japan, there he…

NHK of video casts doubt on North Korean ICBM’s re-entry capabilities

North Korea confirms launch over Japan as Kim warns of more to come

North Korea confirms launch over Japan as Kim warns of more to come North Korea said Wednesday that its launch a day earlier over Japan had been of an intermediate-range…

Tennis: Date calls time on career

Tennis: Date calls time on career

Tennis: Date calls time on career Japan’s Kimiko Date called time on her tennis career at the age of 46 on Monday, saying she was no longer able to perform…

Konta, Ferrer crash out of U.S. Open

Konta, Ferrer crash out of U.S. Open

Konta, Ferrer crash out of U.S. Open Seventh-seeded Johanna Konta lost in the first round of the U.S. Open on Monday, stunned by 78th-ranked Serbian Aleksandra Krunic 4-6, 6-3, 6-4….