Five people were seriously injured in the accident, which occurred just before the hydrofoil was due to arrive on Sado island.
10 Mar 2019 9:31 AM
Japanese woman who loves playing the board game Othello is being honoured as the world's oldest living person.
09 Mar 2019 11:35 AM
Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn posted bail of 1 billion yen ($9 million) in cash, paving the way for his release from a Tokyo detention.
06 Mar 2019 11:51 AM
A Tokyo court on Tuesday granted ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn bail in a shock decision that could see the auto tycoon freed.
05 Mar 2019 11:09 AM
Nissan itself has alleged Ghosn deferred a portion of his compensation until after retirement as a way to keep his salary out of public eye.
04 Mar 2019 1:37 PM
The government-sponsored ceremony at the National Theatre in Tokyo was attended by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Empress Michiko.
24 Feb 2019 5:44 PM
Honda Chief Executive Takahiro Hachigo made the statement at a news conference in Tokyo.
19 Feb 2019 2:55 PM
Japan's Shinzo Abe nominated US President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize after receiving a request from the US government.
18 Feb 2019 1:05 PM
Nissan downgraded its net profit forecast to 410 billion yen for the fiscal year to March
12 Feb 2019 3:28 PM
SoftBank’s operating profit in the Oct-Dec quarter was 438.3 billion yen versus 274 bn yen a year earlier.
06 Feb 2019 12:47 PM
Toyota's net profit for the nine months to december came to 1.42 trillion yen, down 29.3 percent from the same period the previous year.
06 Feb 2019 11:23 AM
At this gathering in April, shareholders also will be asked to remove Ghosn and his right-hand man Greg Kelly from the board.
04 Feb 2019 1:04 PM
The officials and the carrier said the 201 passengers and crew had all been escorted off the Boeing 787 jet with no serious injuries.
01 Feb 2019 10:40 AM
Japan's convenience stores to ditch porn mags ahead of Olympics.
22 Jan 2019 3:29 PM
Since his stunning arrest on November 19 the auto tycoon has languished in a Tokyo detention centre.
17 Jan 2019 1:09 PM
Munoz is among several executives media have speculated could be a possible successor to Ghosn.
05 Jan 2019 12:31 PM
The shares were 8.3 per cent down at their lowest point -- 22 per cent below the IPO price.
20 Dec 2018 1:37 PM
One serviceman has already been rescued and is thought to be in a stable condition.
06 Dec 2018 3:59 PM
Ghosn’s arrest marked a stunning fall for an executive who dominated the Japanese auto industry.
26 Nov 2018 3:34 PM
The new chairman would hold the post “at least” until Nissan’s next shareholder meeting.
23 Nov 2018 1:06 PM