Man sentenced to death for killing 19 care home residents

Man sentenced to death for killing 19 care home residents

The Yokohama District Court sentences a former care worker to death for killing 19 residents with intellectual disabilit...

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Nuclear reactor in southwestern Japan goes offline over tardy anti-terror measures

Nuclear reactor in southwestern Japan goes offline over tardy anti-terror measures

A nuclear reactor in southwestern Japan goes offline because its operator has been unable to complete building mandatory...

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Takanawa Gateway Station opens

Takanawa Gateway Station opens

Takanawa Gateway Station opens in Tokyo, serving JR East's Yamanote loop line and Keihin Tohoku line. The futuristic sta...

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Tokyo stocks tumble 3 days in a row

Tokyo stocks tumble 3 days in a row

Tokyo stocks continue to fall amid jitters over the novel coronavirus epidemic, with the benchmark Nikkei index dropping...

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Japan plans 3rd emergency economic package

Japan plans 3rd emergency economic package

Japan plans a third emergency economic package amid the growing novel coronavirus epidemic.

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Abe, Trump talk coronavirus, impact on world economy

Abe, Trump talk coronavirus, impact on world economy

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump hold phone talks on the novel coronavirus pandemic an...

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Great East Japan Earthquake, nine years on

Great East Japan Earthquake, nine years on

A couple in Miyagi Prefecture is reunited with their deceased daughter nine years after the Great East Japan Earthquake.

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SDF delivers 350,000 masks to govt.

SDF delivers 350,000 masks to govt.

Japan's Self-Defense Forces delivers nearly 350,000 masks from its stockpile to the government amid a serious shortage o...

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Abe, BOJ gov. Kuroda talk COVID-19 economic impact

Abe, BOJ gov. Kuroda talk COVID-19 economic impact

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda hold talks about the impact of the novel coronaviru...

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Minors involved in social media crimes in 2019 hits all-time high

Minors involved in social media crimes in 2019 hits all-time high

Japan's National Police Agency says more minors than ever were involved in crimes through social media in 2019.

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