Nissan executive linked to Ghosn case released on bail

Tue, 25 Dec 2018 - 03:15 GMT

Japanese authorities Tuesday released on bail a Nissan executive accused of a key role in the financial misconduct case involving auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn.

Some buildings collapse as powerful quake hits Hokkaido, Japan

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - 01:20 GMT

A powerful earthquake hit Japan's northern island of Hokkaido early on Thursday, collapsing walls and some buildings but not triggering a tsunami.

Seven dead as strongest typhoon in quarter century batters Japan

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 - 12:40 GMT

The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years battered the west of the country Tuesday with violent winds and heavy rain.

Typhoon slams into Japan, approaches disaster-hit regions

Sat, 28 Jul 2018 - 11:20 GMT

A powerful typhoon slammed into central Japan early Sunday, prompting local authorities to issue evacuation orders.

Japan welcomes reports of liberation of Syria's Raqqa

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 04:10 GMT

A spokesman for Japan's Foreign Ministry has welcomed reports about the recapture of Raqqa, which served as the de facto capital of Daesh militant group.

Japan restaurant highlights dementia awareness

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 12:54 GMT

Diners have no complaints about the service at a pop-up restaurant in central Tokyo.

Japan's PM Abe mulling snap election as early as October: media

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 10:04 GMT

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering calling a snap election as early as next month.

N.Korea missile passes over northern Japan -Japan government

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 - 03:10 GMT

North Korea fired a missile that passed over northern Japan early on Tuesday, the Japanese government said.