$2700 watermelons

$2700 watermelons

A pair of Raiden watermelon fetches $2700 (300,000 JPY).

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Abe and Trump hold talks

Abe and Trump hold talks

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump hold talks.

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Abe and Trump talk N. Korea and trade

Abe and Trump talk N. Korea and trade

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump summit talks emphasize resolving the abduction of Japan...

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Melons fetch record 5 million yen

Melons fetch record 5 million yen

A pair of melons at the first auction of the season fetch a record 5 million yen or 45,650 dollars.

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Making paper money in Japan

Making paper money in Japan

The National Printing Bureau shows how paper money is made in Japan.

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Tenants with benefits

Tenants with benefits

From radishes to racy cars, landlords are offering some unique perks to attract tenants.

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Businesses cash in on Reiwa

Businesses cash in on Reiwa

Japanese businesses are trying to boost sales from the new era by selling Reiwa-related products.

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Reiwa Era starts in Japan

Reiwa Era starts in Japan

Here are the highlights from Day 1 of Reiwa Era.

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Subscription living for your inner nomad

Subscription living for your inner nomad

Customers can let their wanderlust loose and stay at more than 50 facilities in Japan and overseas for a set fee.

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Ghosn proclaims innocence in video

Ghosn proclaims innocence in video

Embattled former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn reasserts his innocence in a prerecorded video and says he is victim of co...

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