Wednesday, 1st February 2023


11 Mar 2019
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.
21 Jan 2019
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."
7 Nov 2018
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.
13 Aug 2018
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.
31 Jul 2018
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.
10 Apr 2018
112-year-old Japanese man recognized as the oldest man living.
19 Mar 2018
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.
13 Feb 2018
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.
23 Jan 2018
A Japanese soldier was killed after a volcano erupted near a popular Japanese ski resort, sparking an avalanche that left several injured and scores stranded up a mountain.
17 Dec 2017
The craft set off for a two day trip to the International Space Station with the three crew members on board.
18 Nov 2017
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.
9 Jul 2017
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tells U.S. President Donald Trump the security threat in the Asia Pacific region is becoming 'increasingly severe' due to North Korea.


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6 hours ago
A US appeals court dismissed the bankruptcy effort by a unit of pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson. They sought bankruptcy protection after facing 40,000 lawsuits over cancer-causing talc.
6 hours ago
A South African judge presiding over Jacob Zuma's arms corruption trial recused himself on Monday, in a move likely to add further delay in an affair already dating back more than two decades.
7 hours ago
Germany has decided to supply battle tanks to Ukraine. International law experts are now debating whether this makes Germany a "war party."
7 hours ago
At one university residency south of Paris, students are living among cockroaches, mould and in overall unhygienic conditions, despite studying at some of France's top universities. The CROUS of Versailles, a state-run agency, offers financial aid and affordable housing to students, but some of the accommodation it provides is barely fit for purpose.
8 hours ago
Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, who was responsible for the weapon that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, has also been charged. Baldwin has called the death was a "tragic accident."