Japan on Friday named five uninhabited small isles belonging to an island group in the centre of a dispute with China as part of efforts to reinforce its claim, a move likely to spark anger from Beiji
A 16-year-old Japanese schoolgirl has confessed to decapitating a classmate and cutting off her hand, the police said Tuesday, with the suspect reportedly telling investigators she “wanted to dissect”
Brazilian superstar Neymar’s brain activity while dancing past opponents is less than 10 per cent the level of amateur players, suggesting he plays as if on auto-pilot, according to Japanese neurologi
More than 2.2 billion people are “poor or near-poor”, with financial crises, natural disasters, soaring food prices and violent conflicts threatening to exacerbate the problem, a United Nations report
A Japanese nuclear plant won preliminary approval on Wednesday for meeting stringent post-Fukushima safety requirements, clearing a major hurdle toward becoming the first to restart under the tighter
The Japanese police has arrested a Tokyo artist on obscenity charges for distributing data that allowed recipients to make 3D prints of her vagina, sparking protests over what supporters said was an a
Food not only nourishes the body but also affects its internal biological clock, which regulates the daily rhythm of many aspects of human behaviour and biology, scientists say.
A minor tsunami hit large swathes of north-eastern Japan early Saturday, including in a city near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, after a strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the country’s
A team of Japanese animators and engineers on Wednesday unveiled plans to build a moving 18-metre tall Gundam robot, in a nod to millions of science fiction fans.
Security footage reportedly showed the pair embroiled in a quarrel shortly before the shooting, a rarity in Japan where crime involving firearms is usually connected to yakuza organised crime groups