Mikami added that the operator has shut down the line and it was uncertain when services would be resumed.
02 Jun 2019 1:18 PM
Current law already bans the flying of drones over key facilities such as the Prime Minister's Office and the Imperial Palace.
17 May 2019 2:55 PM
Japan will host the G20 summit in Osaka on June 28-29, with Donald Trump and China's President among the world leaders expected to attend.
16 May 2019 2:54 PM
Ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Japan’s narcotics laws are being applied tightly.
30 Apr 2019 1:04 PM
Akihito, who has had treatment for prostate cancer and heart surgery, said that his age would make it hard for him to carry out his duties.
30 Apr 2019 11:26 AM
'World's smallest baby boy', born in October, set to go home in Japan.
19 Apr 2019 12:44 PM
The 5G-connected gadgets they are wearing is a collar that controls a robotic milking system.
12 Apr 2019 1:29 PM
Prime membership fees in Japan are far below the USD 119 annual fee in the United States.
12 Apr 2019 12:18 PM
The carmaker will help build a pressurized self-driving rover that will land on the lunar surface in 2029.
13 Mar 2019 11:13 AM
The hotel hired its first robot staff back in 2015 to become the most efficient hotel in the world.
23 Jan 2019 3:41 PM
34.1 per cent of elementary students and up to 67.09 per cent of high school students did not have 1.0 vision.
27 Dec 2018 1:36 PM
Yoshitaka Sakurada, 68, was named to the two posts last month by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
15 Nov 2018 11:40 AM
Contestants from South Africa, Romania, and Colombia bagged the second, third, and fourth positions respectively.
12 Nov 2018 1:36 PM
A move will help in bringing greater stability in foreign exchange and capital markets in the country.
29 Oct 2018 5:18 PM
The craft was launched Sunday at 2:52 a.m. from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan.
26 Sep 2018 10:09 AM
Coby Preschool in Japan are using smartphone software applications designed especially for preschoolers called KitS.
26 Sep 2018 9:09 AM
Known as MINERVA-II1, the rovers are collectively world's first mobile exploration robot to land on the surface of an asteroid.
24 Sep 2018 8:10 AM
The company initially put the amount stolen at about 6.7 billion yen ($59.48 million) when it announced the hacking incident.
21 Sep 2018 6:57 PM
The blackout across entire northern island of Hokkaido after a powerful earthquake showed the weak link in all the technology.
08 Sep 2018 2:04 PM
Developers and farmers have been testing a new drone that can hover above paddy fields and perform backbreaking tasks.
24 Aug 2018 8:08 AM