Japan aims to develop a prototype drone fighter jet in two decades with private sector help in a technology strategy that focuses on weapons communications and lasers, according to a document seen by
Japan will develop a new land-to-sea missile as part of plans to beef up its defence of remote southern islands, as tensions with China increase over the disputed territory, a report said on Sunday.
Residents and others opposing restarting of reactor gather near the Ikata nuclear power plant of Shikoku Electric Power in Ehime prefecture, about 700 km southwest of Tokyo. (Photo: AFP)
Emperor Akihito said on Monday his advancing age and weakening health mean he may no longer be able to carry out his duties, setting the stage for Japan to prepare for a historic abdication.
Japanese gymnastics star Kohei Uchimura was left counting the cost of his recent addiction to Pokemon Go at the Rio Olympics.
Former Japanese defence minister Yuriko Koike (centre) and supporters celebrate her win as Tokyo governor in Tokyo. (Photo: AFP)
A photographer stands beside a female sex doll at the Erotopia Japan exhibition in Tokyo. (Photo: AFP)
The United States military said on Friday it was preparing for the biggest land return in Okinawa since 1972, as it faces a surge in opposition to its presence following the arrest of one its civilian
“Pokemon Go” players are descending on an atomic bomb memorial park in Hiroshima, and officials of the western Japanese city are displeased.
The clunky videocassette recorder is going the way of floppy disks, eight-track tapes and camera film as the world’s last manufacturer ends production of the once booming home-video technology.