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Heavy rains continue to hit Japan, suspending some trains

Some 7,000 households in the eastern and western regions were left without power

Toyota debuts hydrogen-fueled Corolla race car as auto racing begins shift away from gas guzzlers

Toyota debuts hydrogen-fueled Corolla race car as auto racing begins shift away from gas guzzlers

Japan puts missile defences on alert as North Korea warns of satellite launch

The nuclear-armed North says it has completed its first military spy satellite

Japan's jobless rate falls to 2.6% in April

The table of the jobless data can be seen on Japanese internal affairs ministry's website

Japan, US to issue statement on chip cooperation – Yomiuri

The plan would include joint Japan-U.S. roadmap for development of next-generation semiconductors

Biden and McCarthy to meet on Monday as debt talks resume

Biden and McCarthy to meet on Monday as debt talks resume

Australian PM backs G7 on 'de-risking' trade with China

China, firmly opposing the G7 statement, has complained to summit organiser Japan

South Korea's Yoon thanks Japan's Kishida for his efforts to mend ties

The bilateral meeting on Sunday marks the third between the two leaders this year

China complains to G7 host Japan over joint statement

China complains to G7 host Japan over joint statement

Biden to meet Zelenskiy, South Korea and Japan today

The countries will also discuss the economic "coercion" they face from China

Japan's Toyota discloses improper crash tests at Daihatsu subsidiary

Japan’s Toyota discloses improper crash tests at Daihatsu subsidiary

Biden aims to reassure world on US debt standoff as he consults with Indo-Pacific leaders

Biden aims to reassure world on US debt standoff as he consults with Indo-Pacific leaders

Micron to invest $3.7 billion in Japan for new DRAM chips

Japan is striving to reinvigorate chip sector its global market share fell to 10% from 50% in 1980's

Not enough resources for EVs to be only cleaner car option, Toyota says

Not enough resources for EVs to be only cleaner car option, Toyota says

Japan PM Kishida to meet executives from top chip firms –sources

Kishida will also ask those companies to develop closer cooperation with Japanese firms

Panasonic sees record profit on robust battery demand, U.S. tax credit

Panasonic sees record profit on robust battery demand, U.S. tax credit

Astellas Pharma buys Iveric Bio for $5.9 billion

The acquisition price is a 22% premium to IVERIC's $32.89 closing price on April 28.

G7 should adopt 'risk-based' AI regulation, ministers say

G7 should adopt 'risk-based' AI regulation, ministers say

Japan to invite emerging nations to G7 finance leaders' meeting

Japan is chair of this year's meeting of G7 advanced economies

Japan's Honda, GS Yuasa to invest $3 bln for battery development, build plant -Nikkei

Japan's Honda, GS Yuasa to invest $3 bln for battery development, build plant -Nikkei

Suspect in Japan PM attack may have had election grudge

Suspect in Japan PM attack may have had election grudge

Japan's prime minister vows to do utmost to ensure safety during G7 summit

The statement came after an attack on PM’s political programme

Japan PM Kishida evacuated unhurt after explosion at speech

The incident occurred at the Saikazaki fishing harbour in Wakayama prefecture

New BOJ head says banks stable, rules out major policy shift

New BOJ head says banks stable, rules out major policy shift

Debris found in search for Japanse army copter with 10 crew

Only an unused lifeboat whose serial number matched that of the missing helicopter was found

US, South Korea, Japan express concern over N.Korea's 'malicious' cyber activities - joint statement

South Korea, US and Japan met this week and condemned the isolated country's weapons tests.

Japan searching for 10 people aboard crashed military helicopter

Japan searching for 10 people aboard crashed military helicopter

Japan urges China to release detained national

Japan urges China to release detained national

Japan PM Kishida to meet Zelensky in surprise Kyiv visit

Kishida is the last G7 leader to visit the war-torn country.

Japan announces $75 bln new plan to counter China in Indo-Pacific

Japan announces $75 bln new plan to counter China in Indo-Pacific

Japan PM Kishida, India's Modi set to strengthen cooperation, Kishida says

Japan PM Kishida, India's Modi set to strengthen cooperation, Kishida says

Japan, S. Korea summit must overcome history to renew ties

Japan, S. Korea summit must overcome history to renew ties

Fukushima disaster: Japan marks 12 years since tsunami as support grows for nuclear power

Fukushima disaster: Japan marks 12 years since tsunami as support grows for nuclear power

South Korea's Yoon to visit Japan next week

Visit is aimed at easing diplomatic strains over Japan's wartime atrocities

Japan's economy barely grew in Q4, weak consumption raises policy challenge

Japan's economy barely grew in Q4, weak consumption raises policy challenge

Three arrested in Japan for 'sushi terrorism' pranks

Three arrested in Japan for 'sushi terrorism' pranks

China, Japan square off at first security talks in four years

China, Japan square off at first security talks in four years

The controversial plan to release Fukushima plant's wastewater

Japanese diplomats have been briefing nearby countries on the plan

Japan's PM Kishida undergoes sinus surgery

Kishida was seen entering the hospital on Saturday morning.

Japan PM Kishida fires aide over same-sex couple outburst

Japan PM Kishida fires aide over same-sex couple outburst

NATO to strengthen partnership with Japan: Stoltenberg

Russia calls the invasion, launched on Feb. 24, a "special operation".

BOJ governor stresses need to maintain ultra-easy policy

BOJ Kuroda stresses need to maintain ultra-easy policy

China says it resumes issuing ordinary visas for Japanese citizens

Japan lodged a protest to China over the suspension of visas.

Japan eyes easing S Korea export controls as Seoul seeks to improve ties

Issue of the export curbs would likely be resolved during consultations between S Korea and Japan.

Consumer inflation in Japan's capital hits near 42-year high

The rise in the Tokyo core consumer price index exceeded a median market forecast for a 4.2% gain

Cars stranded, flights cancelled as heavy snow blankets Japan

Domestic airlines including ANA 9202.T and Japan Airlines 9201.T cancelled more than 300 flights.

Will nominate new BOJ head next month, says Japan's Kishida

Kuroda has stuck with policies aimed at stoking price rises and growth

Japan's consumer inflation hits fresh 41-year high, keep BOJ in focus

Japan's consumer inflation hits fresh 41-year high, keep BOJ in focus

Kishida says G7 should show strong will on Russia's Ukraine invasion

Kishida says G7 should show strong will on Russia's Ukraine invasion

Japanese using more creative baby names

Unique given names are growing increasingly widespread in Japan, recent study claims

Tokyo: Dollar reaches new 7-month low of 128.25

US inflation, jump in yield on long-term Japanese bonds prompted dollar selling and yen buying

Toyota plans to convert older vehicles with zero emissions

Remodeling existing vehicles necessary to reach zero carbon emissions target by 2050, Akio Toyoda

Why is Japan seeking military ties beyond its U.S. ally?

Why is Japan seeking military ties beyond its U.S. ally?

Japan's real wages plummet at fastest pace in over eight years in November

Japan's real wages plummet at fastest pace in over eight years in November

Japan says it scrambled jets to monitor Chinese aircraft carrier operations

Japan also reported that it had detected flights by a Chinese WZ-7 drone

Japan to develop 3,000 km long-range missiles, deploy in 2030s

The government is looking to deploy a 2,000-km range missile by the early 2030s

Japan's largest banks to raise housing loan rates after BOJ's policy tweak

Japan's largest banks to raise housing loan rates after BOJ's policy tweak

Japan, US arranging summit meeting in Washington on Jan 13

The January meeting would be Kishida's first summit at the White House

Fourth Japan minister exits PM Kishida's four-month-old cabinet

Three other ministers have quit in close succession due to scandals

Japan to require negative COVID test upon arrival for Chinese travellers

Japan to require negative COVID test upon arrival for Chinese travellers

Japan's jobless rate plummets to 2.5pc in November

Japan's jobless rate plummets to 2.5pc in November

Triggered by tourism Japan retail sales soar for ninth month

Retail sales grew 2.6% from the year earlier but short of a median forecast of 3.7%.

Heavy snow in Japan leaves 17 dead, dozens injured

Dozens of trains and flights were also suspended in northern Japan

Japan's recent heavy snow causes 13 deaths, many injuries

Train and airplane services were disrupted in northern Japan.

Japan unveils record budget in boost to military capacity

Japan unveils record budget in boost to military capacity

Japan's consumer inflation hits fresh 40-year high

Japan's consumer inflation hits fresh 40-year high

'Big challenges': choosing a nuclear career in Japan

The 2011 disaster was triggered by a massive tsunami

Japan govt revises up fiscal 2023 growth forecast on higher capex, wages

Japan govt revises up fiscal 2023 growth forecast on higher capex, wages

Japan warns of China's Covid situation, cuts view on factory output

Japan warns of China's Covid situation, cuts view on factory output

EXPLAINER: Why Japan is boosting its arms capability, budget

This puts an end to the 1956 government policy that shelved capability to strike enemy targets.

Pacifist Japan unveils biggest military build-up since WWII

Tokyo allocated $5.6 billion for that in the five-year defence programme.

Japan's factory activity in December shrinks at fastest pace in 26 months

The third biggest economy's service-sector activity grew on a tourism reopening.

What will Japan's military build-up look like?

Japan has been discussing the plan for more than two years.

S Korea to coordinate with US, Japan on N Korea sanctions

Decades of US-led sanctions have failed to halt North Korea program.

Apple's Japan investment crosses $100bn, CEO Cook visits chip epicentre

Apple's Japan investment crosses $100bn, CEO Cook visits chip epicentre

Japan's wholesale inflation near steady at 9.3pc as commodity prices ease

It was the 21st consecutive month to show an annual rise in wholesale prices.

Japan, Britain and Italy to build joint jet fighter

Japan, Britain and Italy to build joint jet fighter

Japan upgrades Q3 GDP as global recession, COVID risks persists

Japan upgrades Q3 GDP as global recession, COVID risks persists

Japan's ruling party says won't rule out any options for funding defence boost

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has announced plans to lift defence spending

Japan births at new low as population shrinks and ages

Japan births at new low as population shrinks and ages

Asia on the march as Japan come from behind to stun Germany 2-1

Asia on the march as Japan come from behind to stun Germany 2-1

Japan's economy unexpectedly shrinks as hot inflation, global slowdown take toll

High import costs, global recession risks heap pressure

Japan PM pledges to boost military capacity

Kishida also condemned Russia's war in Ukraine

Japan, Australia ink 'landmark' security pact

The two countries agreed military forces would train together in Northern Australia.

Japan, US conduct joint drill involving aircraft carrier

A Japanese destroyer is also participating in the exercise.

North Korea conducts longest-range missile test yet over Japan

Missile flies over Japan for first time since 2017

With flowers and a gun salute, Japan bids farewell to divisive Abe

Thousands of mourners flooded to designated spots

Typhoon lashes central Japan, killing two

A man in his 40s was killed in a landslide

Assistance of int'l partners vital for rescue, rehabilitation of flood affectees: COAS

Assistance of int'l partners vital for rescue, rehabilitation of flood affectees, says COAS

Hurricane Nanmodal: PM expresses sympathies to people, Govt of Japan

Nanmadol pounded western Japan with heavy rain and strong winds on Monday.

Japan police chief to resign over Abe shooting death

Japan police chief to resign over Abe shooting death

Japan economy grows 2.2% in 2Q on revived consumer spending

Japan's economy grew at an annual rate of 2.2% in the April-June quarter.

Hiroshima prays for peace, fears new arms race on atomic bombing anniversary

Hiroshima prays for peace, fears new arms race on atomic bombing anniversary

Japan removes Pakistan from COVID-19 red list

Japan removes Pakistan from COVID-19 red list

Japan mourns as funeral for former PM Abe held in Tokyo

The country's longest-serving prime minister was gunned down on Friday.

Mourning Abe, Japan's ruling party secures sombre election win

In elections held on Sunday, LDP and its ruling coalition partner extended their majority.

Image of a tweet by Shinzo Abe about Hillary Clinton is fabricated

Image of a tweet by Shinzo Abe about Hillary Clinton is fabricated

Pakistan committed to enhance bilateral ties with Japan in diverse fields: PM

PM expressed the resolve to remove hurdles in the way of enhancing trade.

PM invites Japanese investors to avail Pakistan's business-friendly opportunities

PM Shehbaz has reiterated to strengthen Pak-Japan bilateral cooperation in diverse fields.

Asia Hockey Cup 2022: Japan beat Pakistan 3-2

Asia Cup Hockey Cup 2022: Japan beat Pakistan 3-2

Man in Japan gambles COVID town funds mistakenly sent to him

Man in Japan gambles COVID town funds mistakenly sent to him

World's oldest woman dies aged 119 in Japan

World's oldest woman dies aged 119 in Japan

Japan eases virus border rules for visaholders, tourists still banned

Japan eases virus border rules for visaholders, tourists still banned

US, Japan, South Korea meet in Hawaii to discuss North Korea

We are absolutely united in our approach, in our determination: Blinken

New COVID wave batters Afghanistan crumbling health care

New COVID wave batters Afghanistan crumbling health care

Swim world championships in Fukuoka moved to 2023 due to Covid: organisers

The swimming world championships in the Japanese city of Fukuoka this year have been postponed

Rare snow in Tokyo blankets shrines, cancels flights

The JMA issued a heavy snow alert for the Tokyo area for the first time since 2018

$94 trillion world's economy explained

Pakistan is also among the top 50 biggest contributors to the global economy.

Japan introduces first-ever dual-mode bus, rail

The dual-mode bus and rail has a capacity of 21 passengers.

Japan unveils record annual budget and defence spend

Japan unveils record annual budget and defence spend

27 feared dead in building fire in Japan's Osaka

27 feared dead in building fire in Japan's Osaka

Pakistan wants cordial ties with all its neighbours for regional peace: COAS

COAS emphasized peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute is essential for stability in South Asia

No spooky sights yet at 'haunted' residence, Japan PM says

No spooky sights yet at 'haunted' residence, Japan PM says

Japan downs Pakistan in Asian Squash Championship

Japan downs Pakistan in Asian Squash Championship

Moonshot: Japan recruits first new astronauts in 13 years

Moonshot: Japan recruits first new astronauts in 13 years

Japan adding more hospital beds in plan for next virus surge

Japan adding more hospital beds in plan for next virus surge

Japan seeks good China ties, "responsible behaviour" - new minister

Japan seeks good China ties, "responsible behaviour" - new minister

Japan, once a leader on climate, under fire for coal use at COP26

Japan, once a leader on climate, under fire for coal use at COP26

Japan PM Kishida surprises with comfortable election win

Japan PM Kishida surprises with comfortable election win

Japan votes in test for new PM Kishida, political stability

Japan votes in test for new PM Kishida, political stability

Japan startup targets supercar users with $700,000 hoverbike

Japan startup targets supercar users with $700,000 hoverbike

Japan-Pakistan agree on debt deferral of US$200 million

Japan-Pakistan agree on debt deferral of US$200 million

Japanese ambassador pays farewell call on COAS Gen Bajwa

The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan's role in Afghan situation

Japan's Mount Aso erupts, alert level raised

Japan's Mount Aso erupts, alert level raised

PM, Japanese envoy discuss ties

Ambassador thanks PM for addressing letter to new premier of Japan Fumio Kishida

New Japan PM sends offering to controversial Yasukuni shrine

New Japan PM sends offering to controversial Yasukuni shrine

Japan to dissolve parliament, setting stage for general election

Japan to dissolve parliament, setting stage for general election

Japan's new PM defends pro-nuclear stance in parliamentary debut

Japan's new PM defends pro-nuclear stance in parliamentary debut

Strong alliance with US in talks with Biden: New japan PM Kishida confirms

Fumio Kishida, Japan's prime minister, speaks during a news conference

Hope Taiwan, China resolve issues peacefully: Japan Foreign Minister

Japan's new Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi arrives at prime minister's office

Japan ruling party elects Fumio Kishida leader, next PM

Japan ruling party elects Fumio Kishida leader, next PM

Japan PM announces end to virus state of emergency

Japan PM announces end to virus state of emergency

Quad leaders press for free Indo-Pacific, with wary eye on China

China has denounced the Quad as a Cold War construct.

World's most expensive grapes 'Ruby Roman' sell for over Rs 76,000

World's most expensive grapes 'Ruby Roman' sell for over Rs 76,000

Japanese sisters certified as world's oldest twins at 107

Umeno Sumiyama and Koume Kodama were born the third and fourth of 11 siblings

Feline generous: Japan cat lovers give $2 million to kidney research

Feline generous: Japan cat lovers give $2 million to kidney research

Japan envoy lauds PM Khan for adopting 'Miyawaki Method'

PM Khan conveyed his sincerest condolences, which shared with Yokohama National University

Khusro Bakhtyar invites Japanese companies to gain foothold in Pakistani market

Khusro Bakhtyar invites Japanese companies to gain foothold in Pakistani market

Japan PM Suga won't seek re-election after year in office

Japan PM Suga won't seek re-election after year in office

Tokyo's Nikkei ends up over 2% after PM says will step down

"Buying sentiment grew as traders expected support rate for LDP would go up if new leader emerges."

Thinking out of the box: Japanese artist makes life-like cardboard sculptures

Thinking out of the box: Japanese artist makes life-like cardboard sculptures

Seeing squares: Japan's tenji block paving guides visually impaired

"I think it would make the world a better place for people with disabilities."

Japan suspends 1.63M doses of Moderna over contamination

The health ministry said contamination was reported from multiple vaccination sites

Japan expands virus emergency after Paralympics open

So far Japan has recorded around 15,500 deaths in the pandemic.

Two injured in acid attack at station in Tokyo

A 34-year-old woman also fell and reportedly suffered minor burns to her legs.

Japan and disability: will the Tokyo Paralympics bring change?

"In Canada, I live without noticing my disability at all."

Tokyo robot cafe offers new spin on disability inclusion

Dawn cafe's robots are intended to be more than a gimmick.

Japan's 'father of Sudoku' dead at 69

"It's not about whether it will make money. It is purely the excitement of trying to solve it."

Tokyo's Nikkei index closes down on virus worries

The dollar fetched 110.40 yen in Asian trade, against 110.43 yen in New York.

Paralympic flame ceremonies begin as virus surges in Japan

"But because of the state of emergency, we decided not to do the relay on public roads."

Pakistan Embassy in Tokyo hosts Javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem

He thanked entire nation for their prayers and said that he is determined to fight for the top spot.

Nagasaki marks 76th anniversary of atomic bombing

Tokyo renounces its own possession, production or hosting of nuclear weapons

Punjab governor updates PM about restoration of Hindu temple in RYK

The prime minister congratulated PM Khan for PTI's triumph in Azad Kashmir elections

Nagasaki marks atomic bomb anniversary with sombre ceremony

Nagasaki was flattened in an atomic inferno that killed 74,000 people.

Tokyo counts cost of $15 billion pandemic Olympics 'gamble'

"This gamble went ahead, making the situation worse."

'Small but proud': San Marino shooter makes Olympic history in Tokyo

'Small but proud': San Marino shooter makes Olympic history in Tokyo

Japan tennis star Osaka crashes out of Tokyo Olympics

She made a dreadful start by dropping serve in the opening game.

Bank of Japan revises down GDP forecast, details green fund

The central bank kept its key monetary easing measures unchanged.

Tarin lauds Japan's cooperation in education, infrastructure development

Japan developing export base in Pakistan, opens labour market for Pakistanis.

19 missing in Japan landslide after heavy rain: official

The local government has requested military assistance for a rescue mission.

Pakistan, Japan reiterate commitment to enhance bilateral ties

Pakistan, Japan reiterate commitment to enhance bilateral ties

Fawad urges early implementation of PTV, PBC’s joint up-gradation projects

Fawad stressed the need for early implementation of joint projects between Japan and Pakistan.

Japan PM insists emperor not 'worried' about Olympics

While the emperor holds no political power, he is an important symbolic figure in Japan.

Japan top court backs ban on separate married surnames: media

The surname rule has been in place since the late 19th century.

Dread and disinfectant: cleaning Covid wards in Japan

Dread and disinfectant: cleaning Covid wards in Japan

Japan to lift virus emergency one month before Olympics

Japan to lift virus emergency one month before Olympics

Japan to set 10,000-spectator cap ahead of Olympics

Japan to set 10,000-spectator cap ahead of Olympics

Japan Olympic Committee board member blasts Tokyo Games organisers

Japan Olympic Committee board member blasts Tokyo Games organisers

Aussie softball team first to arrive in Japan for Olympics

The arrival offered a taste of the strict biosecurity measures that the Games will entail.

Japan bullet train driver left controls for high-speed toilet dash

The driver explained he "didn't want to cause a delay by stopping the train".

Japanese tycoon planning space station visit, then moon trip

“Going to the ISS before the Moon,” Yusaku Maezawa announced Thursday via Twitter.

Japan's Nishikori adds voice to Olympic concerns

The 2020 Olympics were postponed by a year due to the pandemic

Amid opposition, Japan PM says has 'never put Olympics first'

Japan has extended a state of emergency in Tokyo and three other areas until the end of May

Japan extends virus emergency as India posts record infections

Japan extends virus emergency as India posts record infections

Japan town builds giant squid statue with Covid grant

Some people online were less delighted by the 10-tentacled statue.

6.8-magnitude quake rattles northeast Japan, no tsunami risk

6.8-magnitude quake rattles northeast Japan, no tsunami risk

Japan, Pakistan agreed on debt deferral of $370 million

These concessional loans have favourable conditions for Pakistan in terms of low interest rate.

Japan to host first joint military drill with US, France

Japan has long said it feels threatened by China’s vast military resources and territorial disputes.

Japanese envoy condemns terrorist attack in Quetta

Japanese envoy condemns terrorist attack in Quetta

Pakistan, Japan to further expand economic cooperation

The minister underlined the initiatives taken by the government which led to economic turnaround.

COAS, Japanese envoy discuss regional security situation

Pakistan values its relations with Japan: COAS

Pakistan attaches great importance to relations with Japan: Sanjrani

Pakistan attaches great importance to relations with Japan: Sanjrani

Japan PM to meet Biden in US on April 16

The trip comes at a time of renewed focus on China's role in the region

Naval Chief, Kuninori Matsuda discuss promotion of bilateral cooperation

Naval Chief, Kuninori Matsuda discuss promotion of bilateral cooperation

Tokyo decision to ban overseas fans 'fully respected': IOC

Tokyo decision to ban overseas fans 'fully respected': IOC

7.2-magnitude quake off northeast Japan, tsunami advisory issued

The US Geological Service put the strength of the quake at 7.0-magnitude.

China, N Korea loom as Blinken, Austin head to Asia

Blinken and Austin are heading to Japan and South Korea for four days of talks

Pakistan, Japan committed to extend ties in every sector of economy: Ambassador

Japanese envoy admires Pakistan's community role in 'Great East Japan Earthquake'

In summit with India, Japan and Australia, Biden says free Indo-Pacific 'essential'

The US wants to strengthen ties with allies as China adopts an assertive foreign policy in Asia

In China strategy, Biden to meet with leaders of Australia, India, Japan

In China strategy, Biden to meet with leaders of Australia, India, Japan

Ten years on, Japan mourns victims of earthquake and Fukushima disaster

Ten years on, Japan mourns victims of earthquake and Fukushima disaster

Japan ambassador calls on Federal Minister for IT Syed Aminul Haque

Syed Aminul Haque said Pakistan wants to benefit from Japan's experience in the field of technology.

World's oldest living person to carry Olympic torch

The torch will first go through regions affected by the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Honda launches advanced self-driving cars in Japan

The Legend is capable of adaptive driving in lanes, as well as passing and switching lanes

Record-breaking Japan's anime film 'Demon Slayer' lands in U.S. cinemas

“They should win because the movie is amazing,” Luis said.

Japan to partially lift virus state of emergency

Several prefectures have requested the state of emergency be lifted

President expresses desire to enhance trade, economic relations with Japan

President expresses desire to enhance trade, economic relations with Japan

Japan starts vaccine rollout with healthcare workers

Japan has so far approved only the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine