Japan struggles to convince older people to stop driving
A new debate in Japan over the elderly getting behind the wheel has been provoked by a number of recent fatal accidents, including one that claimed the life of a mother and her young daughter.
Japan's new emperor: Who is Naruhito?
Japan's newly crowned emperor, Naruhito, has said he wants to continue the work of his father in bringing the monarchy closer to the people. But he faces personal and public challenges. Martin Fritz reports.
Japan Emperor holds rituals ahead of abdication ceremony
Japan's Emperor Akihito walked down a corridor dressed in traditional robes on Tuesday for a ritual ahead of his abdication.
Japan's 10-Day break has markets worried
Japan’s extended spring vacation, when a series of national holidays bunch up, is known as "Golden Week." This year adds the May 1 accession of the new emperor, Crown Prince Naruhito, to the mix. The result: a 10-day stretch that wipes out six trading sessions -- the longest market closure since the end of World War II. Bloomberg's Annabelle Droulers reports.
US military bases on Okinawa an unwelcome legacy of war with Japan
US military bases on Okinawa an unwelcome legacy of war with Japan.
U.S. Ambassador Hagerty says China needs to change its behavior
William Hagerty, U.S. Ambassador to Japan, talks about the trade spat between the U.S. and China. He speaks at Bloomberg’s The Year Ahead Summit in Tokyo.
U.S. Marines missing in Japan after 'mishap'
Five U.S. Marines are missing following a still-unexplained mishap off the coast of Japan on Thursday involving two Marine Corps aircraft, which may have collided mid-air during a refueling exercise gone wrong, U.S. officials said.