Hot springs department

Hot springs department

Join the workers of Beppu, southwest Japan as they maintain the city's many famous hot springs.

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NDF releases plan for nuclear fuel debris removal

NDF releases plan for nuclear fuel debris removal

A public-private organization tasked with decommissioning the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant releases a plan t...

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Communications glitch downs rocket

Communications glitch downs rocket

A venture-firm-developed rocket that many people hoped would go down in history instead went down in the Pacific Ocean.

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Abe and Trump agree on North Korea pressure

Abe and Trump agree on North Korea pressure

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump agree on need to increase pressure on North Korea in wake ...

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Promoting renewable energy

Promoting renewable energy

Companies show off their latest inventions and innovations at Renewable Energy 2017 Exhibition, hoping to make Japan's e...

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4,000 race up Mt. Fuji

4,000 race up Mt. Fuji

4,000 runners race up Mt. Fuji and run right back down.

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Defense Minister Inada resigns

Defense Minister Inada resigns

Defense Minister Tomomi Inada resigns after a special probe on the cover up of SDF logs from South Sudan.

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Government creates nuclear waste disposal map

Government creates nuclear waste disposal map

Japan's government has a map of possible disposal sites for nuclear waste based on geological feasibility.

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Japan raises US beef tariff

Japan raises US beef tariff

Japan's government will raise the tariff on frozen U.S. beef starting in August.

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Ueno Zoo looking for baby panda names

Ueno Zoo looking for baby panda names

Ueno Zoo begins looking for names for a newborn giant panda.

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