Tokyo unveils heat-busting stadium ahead of Olympics
Tokyo formally unveils its 60,000-seater main Olympic Stadium, more than seven months before the 2020 Opening Ceremony -- with a host of special features to beat the feared heat.
Daily struggle: 7.5 billion trips in the world's most congested cities
Tokyo, Nairobi, Rome, Cairo, Bogota, humans around the world make a collective 7.5 billion journeys on average every day, whether that be on foot, by bike, in cars or on public transport.
South Korea starts drills at Japan-claimed islands
South Korea's navy has launched a drill around a group of small islands claimed by both Tokyo and Seoul as the feud between the two countries escalates. Japan said the islands were "obviously" part of their territory.
Japan stabbing attack: Several killed, children among injured
Two people, one of them a child, are feared dead in a mass stabbing attack in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo. Up to 17 more may have been injured. The attacker is believed to have killed himself.
Japan anti-groper app becomes smash hit
A Tokyo police smartphone app to scare off molesters has become a smash hit in Japan, where women have long run the gauntlet of groping on packed rush-hour trains.
Japan prosecutors appeal Carlos Ghosn bail decision
A Tokyo court has unexpectedly granted bail to Carlos Ghosn, Nissan's former high-flying chairman. Prosecutors have filed an appeal against the decision, potentially delaying Ghosn's release from detention.
Nissan files complaint ex-boss Carlos Ghosn for 'misuse of funds'
The Japanese automaker has accused the once-praised former executive of misusing a "significant amount of the company's funds." Nissan's criminal complaint followed fresh charges against Ghosn from Tokyo prosecutors.
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.