US First Lady Michelle Obama with Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko upon her arrival at the imperial residence in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday. (Photo: AP)
Japan and China held security talks on Thursday after a four-year hiatus because of simmering territorial tensions with the two sides agreeing to hold meetings “more frequently” to speed up a thaw in
Tokyo: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is touring Asia to highlight cooperation on helping girls finish their educations. The five-day trip that began in Tokyo on Wednesday is Mrs.
An incision from the surgeon's scalpel sends liquid oozing over the surface of a the lung, but on this occasion it doesn't matter if something goes wrong—the doctor can simply create another model wit
Whisky demand is rocketing in Japan, with producers scrambling to increase production as a period drama about the dram has the country hooked and after a homegrown single malt scooped the honours in a
Remember the moving photos that appear in newspapers and magazines in the Harry Potter stories? A new technique may make it possible in real-life.
Luxury marque Montblanc is to sell fountain pens made from a “miracle pine” tree that survived the 2011 tsunami, for a hefty $4,400, an official said, with just 20 per cent of takings donated to local
Energy-saving LED traffic lights seemed like a cool way to cut back on electricity costs, but Japanese police said Monday they might just be too cool — because they don’t melt snow.
Sensors at the Fukushima nuclear plant have detected a fresh leak of highly-radioactive water to the sea, the plant’s operator announced on Sunday, highlighting difficulties in decommissioning the cri
Scores of elderly people living in sheltered accommodation in Tokyo have been routinely tied to their beds or locked in their rooms, officials said on Wednesday, highlighting the plight of pensioners