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Tokyo 2020: Olympic stadium officially opened

The Olympics are scheduled to take place from July 24 to August 9, 2020.

16 Dec 2019 7:45 PM

Japan asked for 1 sex slave for every 70 soldiers in WW2 to 'prevent rape, disease'

The sex slaves issue has been a source of a painful dispute between South Korea and Japan.

08 Dec 2019 11:37 AM

Why young Japanese are choosing to not get married?

The same father said his eldest daughter was married but his youngest, a doctor living in the US, is single at the age of 34.

06 Dec 2019 3:34 PM

71-year-old Japan man arrested for making 24,000 complaint calls

He has been arrested on suspicion of 'fraudulent obstruction of business', the spokesman added.

03 Dec 2019 3:34 PM

Ex-Japanese PM Yasuhiro Nakasone passes away at 101

He was in office for five years from November 1982 to November 1987,

29 Nov 2019 1:00 PM

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At Nagasaki, Pope Francis condemns 'unspeakable horror' of nuclear weapons

At least 74,000 people died from the atomic bomb unleashed on the city in western Japan.

24 Nov 2019 4:26 PM

When music met tech: Japan uses song co-created by AI to welcome Pope Francis

Written by Inoue, song, 'Protect all Life - Signs of the Times', is based on theme of Pope's Japan visit and was partly composed using AI.

20 Nov 2019 1:42 PM

Shinzo Abe becomes Japan's longest-serving Premier with 2,887 days in office

The 65-year-old is also the second-longest-serving leader of the Group of Seven major economies behind only German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

20 Nov 2019 10:49 AM

Oil rises amid optimism over OPEC supply cuts, hopes on US-China trade

OPEC+ on Jan 1 this year cut output by 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd), and in July, renewed the pact until March 2020.

15 Nov 2019 3:41 PM

Row over Japan Emperor's last accession rite: 'Spend night' with goddess

Though the empress, dressed in robes with a long train, also appears, she does not follow him in.

14 Nov 2019 3:57 PM

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Toyota reports 1 per cent profit growth on healthy global sales

Toyota Motor Corp's profit for the second fiscal quarter totaled USD 5.4 billion, up from 585 billion yen last year.

07 Nov 2019 2:42 PM

Here are some incredible moments from Japan's Rugby World Cup

The Asian nation’s staging of the event, which kicked off on Sept. 20, has been a huge success.

01 Nov 2019 8:14 PM

Torrential rains, landslides kill 10 in Japan, 3 reported missing

Two weeks ago, Typhoon Hagibis caused widespread flooding and left more than 80 people dead or presumed dead across Japan.

26 Oct 2019 11:31 AM

Fate of Japan's royal dynasty rests on shoulders of 13-year-old

Hisahito, 13, the lone royal male in his generation, is second in line to throne after his father Crown Prince Akishino.

18 Oct 2019 12:17 PM

Japan to allocate 710 million yen to support Typhoon Hagibis hit areas

As per Cabinet Office, around 5,500 people remain housed in shelters and more than 2,30,000 people had been evacuated ahead of the storm.

16 Oct 2019 6:43 PM

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Clean-up, rescue efforts on in Japan as typhoon Hagibis death toll nears 70

By Tuesday morning, some 34,000 households were still without power, and 133,000 homes had no water.

15 Oct 2019 12:15 PM

11 dead, thousands in shelters as typhoon hagibis hammers Japan

Japan's military deployed helicopters to rescue people seen in aerial footage standing on balconies waving towels to attract attention.

13 Oct 2019 9:59 AM

Canadian man asks for paternity leave, Japan firm bullies him, makes him submit DNA test

It was the second paternity leave harassment case to be heard in Japan in recent weeks.

09 Oct 2019 1:05 PM

Global stock markets rattled as Trump impeachment bid raises new risks

The dramatic move by House of Representatives Democrats compounded investors’ anxieties.

25 Sep 2019 12:55 PM

Oil falls more than 1 pc as market awaits response to Saudi oil attacks

The company has not given a specific timeline for the resumption of full output.

17 Sep 2019 10:33 AM

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