TOKYO The head of Japan's Olympic Committee confirmed that he had been questioned by French authorities in December on Tuesday but repeated his denial there was anything improper about Tokyo's bid for the 2020 Games and vowed to prove his innocence. | Video
TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday he intends to push forward towards a World War Two peace treaty with Russia, which has been stymied for decades by a territorial row, during a summit in Russia later this month.
SAKURA/INZAI, Japan Katsuya Kodama's wife died two years ago, and the 77-year-old keeps her ashes on a Buddhist altar in their suburban Tokyo home.
Tokio Renault-Chef Carlos Ghosn droht wegen des Verdachts der Veruntreuung von Firmengeldern ein jähes Karriereaus: Der bislang hoch angesehene Manager, Architekt des französisch-japanischen Firmenbündnisses von Renault, Nissan und Mitsubishi, wurde am Montag in Japan verhaftet, wie Nissan-Chef Hiroto Saikawa mitteilte.
TOKYO A 44-year-old Japanese freelance journalist returned home on Thursday to rice balls cooked by his mother but an uncertain future more than three years after militants in Syria captured him in what he described as a physical and mental "hell". | Video
TOKYO A Japanese maker of earthquake shock absorbers said on Friday that at least 70 buildings across the country may have used its products for which quality data was falsified and that nearly 1,000 are suspected of having done so. | Video
TOKYO, Sept 28 - Japan's greying population is changing the
character of its beloved manga comics, spawning a new genre in
which the elderly aren't pitiable oldsters but protagonists
making discoveries, finding friends and sometimes even having
TOKYO - Japan's graying population is changing the character of its beloved manga comics, spawning a new genre in which the elderly aren't pitiable oldsters but protagonists making discoveries, finding friends and sometimes even having hot sex.
TOKYO Japan braced for high winds and heavy rain as a typhoon roared north on Friday, enveloping outlying islands in high seas before taking aim at the rest of the nation and raking across its biggest main island at the weekend.
TOKYO Planning for the Tokyo 2020 Games has been made harder because of the high disaster risks in Japan, a reality hammered home by a deadly typhoon and earthquake just last week, International Olympic Committee (IOC) member and top Tokyo planner John Coates said on Wednesday.