Japan slaps more sanctions on North Korea

Japan slaps more sanctions on North Korea

Japan decides to freeze the assets of 19 additional North Korean organizations in a bid to exert more pressure on Pyongy...

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Tradition returns to Tokyo streets

Tradition returns to Tokyo streets

Two new ambassadors travel to the Imperial Palace in tradition and in style by horse-drawn carriage to present their cre...

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Japan to purchase JSM cruise missiles

Japan to purchase JSM cruise missiles

Japan's Defense Minister says the nation will purchase JSM cruise missiles capable of reaching inside North Korea.

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Spending plan to ease education costs

Spending plan to ease education costs

Nippon TV obtains a draft of a government plan that would ease education costs for deserving university students and mak...

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Japan reacts to N.Korean ICBM launch

Japan reacts to N.Korean ICBM launch

Japanese officials react with a sense of crisis to North Korea's latest missile test.

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Imperial Couple welcomes Luxembourg's Grand Duke

Imperial Couple welcomes Luxembourg's Grand Duke

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko welcome Luxembourg's Grand Duke Henri, who is visiting Japan as a state guest with h...

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Fukui governor green-lights reactor restart

Fukui governor green-lights reactor restart

Fukui Governor Issei Nishikawa says he will approve the restart of two reactors at a nuclear power plant in the prefectu...

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Osaka to nix SF sister city status over comfort women statue

Osaka to nix SF sister city status over comfort women statue

The mayor of Osaka says San Francisco cannot remain a sister city after Mayor Edwin Lee signs off on a statue depicting ...

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Japan's emperor visits Tokyo park amid abdication moves

Japan's emperor visits Tokyo park amid abdication moves

Japanese Emperor Akihito visits a park in Tokyo amid moves to decide the date of his abdication.

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Abe grilled on constitution

Abe grilled on constitution

Opposition leaders question Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plan to revise the constitution.

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