Japan PM hopes to cement grip on power before his support ratings slip too far
Forget colonies in space, one Japanese construction company says in the future human beings could live in huge complexes that corkscrew deep into the ocean.
Neurosurgeon Tetsuya Goto had just begun testing a robot to perform brain surgery when he discovered Japan was moving to tighten regulations that would shut down his seven-year project.
A 67-year-old millionairess was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of poisoning her husband with cyanide as it emerged six former partners had already died, in Japan’s latest apparent “black widow” ca
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday that he would call an early election to seek a fresh mandate for his economic policies, and postpone an unpopular sales tax rise, a day after data sh
Japan’s lower house on Tuesday passed a bill criminalising “revenge porn”, as it seeks a legal remedy to a growing problem of the Internet age.
Ken Takakura, an actor known as “Japan’s Clint Eastwood” for his portrayal of tough but principled gangsters in over 100 movies and who gained international fame in director Ridley Scott’s Black Rain,
Okazaki, Konno strike as Blue Samurai beat Socceroos 2-1 in friendly
Japan’s economy sank into recession in the third quarter, figures showed on Monday, making it almost inevitable that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will delay a fresh sales tax rise and call a snap electio
A man has burned himself to death in Tokyo in an apparent protest against Japan’s controversial move to expand the role of its military, local media said Wednesday, after a similar incident earlier in