Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 | Last Update : 11:15 PM IST

Tokyo

Japanese immigration detainees launch hunger strike over Indian’s death

The man was reportedly depressed about how long it was taking for his status to be adjudicated by authorities.

17 Apr 2018 2:15 PM

Indian man dies in Japan's immigration detention centre's shower room

Guards at the facility found the man, who was in his 30s, in a shower room with a towel wrapped around his neck.

13 Apr 2018 6:58 PM

Oil eases as Trump backtracks on imminent Syria strike

Brent crude was down 24 cents, or 0.3 per cent, at $71.78, and is up about 7 per cent for the week.

13 Apr 2018 10:56 AM

Toyota, Suzuki to produce cars for each other in India

Toyota would supply around 10,000 vehicles to Suzuki, while Suzuki would produce up to 50,000 units annually for Toyota.

30 Mar 2018 10:37 AM

Go to jail Abe: Protesters urge Japanese PM to resign over cronyism scandal

Protesters urged Abe to resign, as riot police kept tight security outside the venue of his ruling party’s annual convention.

25 Mar 2018 5:12 PM

Japan demands explanation after US fighter jet drops fuel tanks into lakes

The US military stated that one of its F-16s was forced to 'jettison two external fuel tanks' after an engine fire broke out.

20 Feb 2018 1:33 PM

Japan protests unified Korea Olympic flag with disputed isles

The two Koreas have agreed to march together under the unification flag at the Games' opening ceremony on February 9.

05 Feb 2018 12:43 PM

Woman sues Japanese government over forced sterilisation as a teen

Under Japan’s eugenics protection law, in force from 1948 to 1996, about 25,000 people were sterilised due to mental or genetic illnesses.

30 Jan 2018 3:45 PM

At least 16 injured in volcanic eruption at ski resort in Japan

Nine civilians were injured by volcanic rocks, while seven people — six soldiers and one civilian skier — were hit by an avalanche.

23 Jan 2018 4:13 PM

BOJ keeps policy unchanged, slightly more upbeat on inflation outlook

BOJ maintained a pledge to guide short-term interest rates at minus 0.1 per cent.

23 Jan 2018 2:43 PM