Japanese Princess Ayako gets engaged to a commoner
Japanese Princess Ayako was officially engaged to commoner Kei Moriya on Sunday (August 12) in an imperial engagement ceremony held at Tokyo's Imperial House.
Nigeria receives 12 more ambulances from Japan
The Japanese Government had in June 2017 donated 31 Ambulances to Nigeria and promised to deliver 12 more to make it total of 43 ambulances.
Shinzo Abe takes blame for loss of trust over scandal as polls dive
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his popularity plunging amid a cronyism scandal, takes responsibility for a loss of trust in his government but denies he or his wife had intervened in a land sale to a school operator with ties to his wife.
Japanese athlete expelled from Olympics over doping
Japanese short track speed skater Kei Saito failed an out-of-competition doping test on the day of his arrival in Pyeongchang and has been expelled from the Winter Olympics, Japan team officials said on Tuesday.
U.S., Russian, Japanese crew blasts off for space station
The craft set off for a two day trip to the International Space Station with the three crew members on board.
Radio program broadcasts hope to Japanese in North Korea
It is thought that 100 Japanese people who were abducted by North Korea still live there. The Shiokaze Project broadcasts just for them, with Japanese music and the voices of loved ones. One woman reaches out to her sister, who was taken 44 years ago.
Dramatic Japan highway accident kills driver, injures 45
A passenger vehicle swerved and flipped across a Japanese highway Saturday and crashed into a bus in the oncoming lane, killing the car's driver and injuring 45 people in the bus.
Muroya wins air race again for home crowd
Yoshihide Muroya wins the Chiba air race again in front of his Japanese home crowd to take the lead in the air race world championship series.