Takashi Kubota (right), space programme director of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, with a miniature version of the ultra high-tech satellite Hitomi during a press conference with Saku Tsuneta (left), director-general of the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, and Chikara Harada (centre), head of the space tracking and communication centre, in Tokyo. (Photo: AFP)
Dozens of Japanese lawmakers including a Cabinet minister visited a Tokyo war shrine on Friday in a ritual angering China and South Korea, where memories of Japan’s military and colonial record remain
The United States will propose that President Barack Obama visit Hiroshima, Japan’s Nikkei newspaper said on Friday, in what would be the first visit by an incumbent US president to the city devastate
Japanese mobile giant SoftBank on Thursday hit back at a bid by a group of investors to unseat the former Google executive seen as heir apparent to its billionaire founder Masayoshi Son.
Mitsubishi Motors Corp said on Wednesday that it falsified fuel economy test data to make emissions levels look more favourable, and its shares slumped more than 15 per cent, wiping $1.2 billion from
Aftershocks rattled survivors of dea-dly Japanese earthquakes, nearly a week after the first one struck, as the area braced for heavy rain later on Wednesday and the possibility of more landslides.
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Factories of key Japan companies damaged
The deadly earthquakes that struck the southern Japanese island of Kyushu on Thursday and Saturday breached the walls of Kumamoto Castle which had previously withstood bombardment and fire in its four
Over 130 more tremors felt