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Autobots Roll Out - transforming robot unveiled in Japan

The blue and white robot is 3.7-metres (12 feet) tall and can carry two passengers as it transforms into a car or humanoid form.

27 Apr 2018 8:21 AM

Giant mosquito found in China

In the western parts of Sichuan, Holorusia mikado are mainly found in the Chengdu plain and in mountainous areas below 2,200 metres.

24 Apr 2018 8:18 PM

'World's oldest person' dies in Japan at 117

Japan is known for the longevity of its people and has been home to several oldest title holders.

22 Apr 2018 7:50 PM

World's oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117

She became the world's oldest person seven months ago after the death in September of Violet Brown in Jamaica.

22 Apr 2018 9:45 AM

Festival brings sunshine to scandal-hit sumo wrestling

Hard core sumo fanatics and tourists alike flocked to the event held at the Yasukuni Shrine.

17 Apr 2018 4:51 PM


Japanese engineer builds giant robot to realize 'Gundam' dream

It contains a cockpit with monitors and levers for the pilot to control the robot’s arms and legs.

15 Apr 2018 3:04 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

Japanese confirmed as world's oldest living man at 112

Nonaka, who was born on July 25, 1905 received certificate from Guinness World Records at home on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido.

10 Apr 2018 3:28 PM

Here are beaches in Japan you must visit

Japan has the Pacific Ocean on one side and Sea of Japan and East China Sea on the other, giving it a spectacular number of beaches.

27 Mar 2018 1:08 PM

Knee pain can lead to depression

Nearly 12 percent of the participants had developed symptoms of depression.

26 Mar 2018 6:13 PM


Find out Japanese concept that will help you wake up in morning

It turns out that adopting the Japanese concept of ‘ikigai’ could be the key to waking up feeling refreshed and geared up to start the day.

09 Mar 2018 9:30 AM

Coca Cola gears up to launch alcoholic beverage in Japan

The world's largest soft drinks company is currently experimenting with an alcopop-style beverage.

08 Mar 2018 4:59 PM

Lindt eyes chocolate lovers in emerging markets

This positive trend is being fuelled by consumers' growing demand for quality and growing desire for chocolate with a high cocoa content.

06 Mar 2018 4:04 PM

Waking up at night doubles risk of heart attack: Study

Research suggests that various sleep disturbances are connected to ischemic heart disease and stroke.

27 Feb 2018 8:47 PM

Missing Monet returns home to Japan

The oil painting, around two metres long and 4.2 metres wide, was unearthed in the Louvre Museum in Paris in 2016.

27 Feb 2018 7:28 PM


Here’s everything you need to know about Cherry Blossom in Japan

Cherry blossoms are in bloom for only a week and it is between late March and mid-May that they bloom throughout various locations in Japan.

26 Feb 2018 8:15 PM

Japan public grade school under fire over Armani uniform

School uniforms tend to be expensive because they come with special school emblems, buttons and other designs.

13 Feb 2018 7:02 PM

Fevered speculation as Japan princess postpones wedding

The 26-year-old eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito cited time constraints as the reason to delay the formal engagement.

07 Feb 2018 4:02 PM

Socially active older women benefit from flu vaccine

Effectiveness of the influenza vaccine varies by season because circulating strains vary and are gradually evolving.

07 Feb 2018 3:31 PM

New method may lead to hair loss therapy

Researchers in Japan successfully prepared up to 5,000 cellular aggregates, also known as 'hair follicle germs (HFGs)' simultaneously.

06 Feb 2018 8:40 PM