Friday, Sep 21, 2018 | Last Update : 09:06 AM IST


Japan's Shinzo Abe re-elected as as party head, to continue as PM

With a third term as party leader, Abe is poised to become Japan’s longest-serving leader in August 2021.

20 Sep 2018 11:22 AM

USD 60 million in virtual currency hacked in Japan

Japan is a major centre for virtual currencies and as many as 50,000 shops in the country are thought to accept bitcoin.

20 Sep 2018 10:05 AM

Oil prices claw back on supply concerns though but demand worries drag

Brent crude was up 8 cents, or 0.1 per cent, at $78.26 a barrel by 0338 GMT, after falling 2 per cent on Thursday.

14 Sep 2018 10:51 AM

One killed, 32 missing after 6.7 magnitude earthquake hits Japan’s Hokkaido island

Public broadcaster NHK reported the first confirmed fatality and said 120 people had also been injured after the 6.7-magnitude quake.

06 Sep 2018 9:01 AM

Millions asked to evacuate as powerful typhoon Jebi pounds Japan

Jebi -- whose name means 'swallow' in Korean -- was briefly a super typhoon and is latest storm to hit Japan.

05 Sep 2018 11:21 AM

Strongest in 25 years, typhoon Jebi hits Japan

Typhoon Jebi, packing winds of up to 216 kms per hour, made landfall in western Japan.

04 Sep 2018 12:18 PM

North Korea still 'serious, imminent threat': Japan on Korean Peninsula

Japan's 2018 defence white paper said Beijing was sparking 'security concerns in region and international community, including Japan'.

28 Aug 2018 12:26 PM

Japan bullet train staff made to sit by tracks to test safety

About 190 staff working on safety maintenance for Japan’s famed shinkansen bullet train have undergone the training.

28 Aug 2018 9:32 AM

Mazda, Suzuki, Yamaha Motor carried out improper testing

Mazda and Suzuki confirmed they submitted reports regarding improper testing to the ministry.

09 Aug 2018 10:24 AM

Japan: Medical school admits to altering entrance scores to keep out women

Tokyo Medical University altered entry test results since 2000, thinking women doctors on becoming mothers would shorten or halt careers.

07 Aug 2018 4:01 PM