Adult men dominate Japan’s adoption market
In Japan, inheriting companies is steeped in such a solid tradition that many are now adopting grown men to take over their businesses.
Japan, U.S., South Korea to hold missile tracking drill
The United States, Japan and South Korea will hold two days of missile tracking drills as tensions rise in the region over North Korea’s fast-developing weapons programmes.
One dead, over ten injured after chemical plant explosion in Japan
An explosion at a chemical plan in Japan kills one person and injures ten, local media says.
Trump says U.S. and allies are prepared to defend freedom
U.S. President Donald Trump ramps up his tough rhetoric against North Korea as he arrives in Japan, saying that the U.S. and its allies are prepared to defend freedom.
Typhoon drenches Japan on general election day
Tens of thousands of people across Japan were advised to evacuate, hundreds of flights were cancelled and train services were disrupted on Sunday as a typhoon roared towards the coast, bringing heavy rain and strong winds on a national election day.
Data cheating scandal at Japan's Kobe Steel sets off safety scare
Japan's third-largest steelmaker is in crisis mode as a ballooning scandal over the quality of its products throws into question the safety of countless products from cars to space rockets.
After latest N.Korea missile test, U.S. says it has military options
The U.S. has military options to deal with North Korea. That message coming hours after Pyongyang shot yet another missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean.
President Trump offers S. Korea, Japan weapons
President Donald Trump agrees to support sales of new weapons to South Korea and Japan.