Category Archives: General Japan News

North Korea's missile lands off Japan's east

North Korea’s missile lands off Japan’s east

North Korea’s missile lands off Japan’s east Government officials say the missile was launched toward the northeast at around 5:58 AM on Tuesday, Japan Time. They suspect a missile split…

National energy plan needs a major review

National energy plan needs a major review National energy plan needs a major review The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has begun a review of the government’s Basic Energy…

Japan's energy drink makers seek to lift sinking sales

Japan’s energy drink makers seek to lift sinking sales

Japan’s energy drink makers seek to lift sinking sales Japanese energy drink companies are looking to revive sales by introducing new products targeted at women and adapting marketing in line…

Axelsen, Okuhara win badminton gold at World Championships

Axelsen, Okuhara win badminton gold at World Championships

Axelsen, Okuhara win badminton gold at World Championships Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen fulfilled a childhood dream by beating the legendary Lin Dan in straight games to claim the men’s singles gold…

Carp edge Tigers behind Nomura

Carp edge Tigers behind Nomura

Carp edge Tigers behind Nomura HIROSHIMA – Yusuke Nomura allowed two runs over six innings on Tuesday as the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp held off the second-place Hanshin Tigers 4-3….

Japan protests Chinese gas field activity in East China Sea

Japan protests Chinese gas field activity in East China Sea

Japan protests Chinese gas field activity in East China Sea Japan has lodged a protest with China over what it described as suspicious activity in a maritime area rich in…

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

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

NHK of video casts doubt on North Korean ICBM’s re-entry capabilities Video captured Friday of North Korea’s latest test of a powerful long-range missile appears to show that the nuclear-armed…

Gov't panel recommends restrictions for casinos in forthcoming bill

Gov’t panel recommends restrictions for casinos in forthcoming bill

Gov’t panel recommends restrictions for casinos in forthcoming bill A Japanese government panel formulating rules to introduce casino gambling delivered its recommendations Monday, aiming to make casinos attractive to foreign…

MLB-best Dodgers go all-in, grab Darvish from Rangers at trade deadline in World Series quest

MLB-best Dodgers go all-in, grab Darvish from Rangers at trade deadline in World Series quest

MLB-best Dodgers go all-in, grab Darvish from Rangers at trade deadline in World Series quest LOS ANGELES – Yu Darvish is coming to Dodger Stadium — plus a pair of…

Two Japanese idol singers announced as candidates for international 100 Most Beautiful Faces list

Two Japanese idol singers announced as candidates for international 100 Most Beautiful Faces list

Two Japanese idol singers announced as candidates for international 100 Most Beautiful Faces list\ Since 1990, the members of the Independent Critics List have annually put their heads together to…