116-year old Japanese woman named world's oldest person
116-year-old Japanese Kane Tanaka, recognized as the oldest person by the Guinness World Records on Saturday (March 9), finally achieved the dream she had since she was 100.
World's oldest man dies in Japan
The Japanese man from the island of Hokkaido lived to be 113 years old. His family has described shock at "the loss of this big figure."
A World of uncertainty
Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, former Foreign Secretary of India and president of Global Corporate Affairs at Tata Sons Ltd., Luis Alberto Moreno, president of Inter-American Development Bank, Kevin Rudd, former Prime Minister of Australia and president of the Asia Society Policy Institute, and Yoriko Kawaguchi, former Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Environment, discuss how global businesses navigate political uncertainty.
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.