N.Korea's top envoy arrives in Beijing

N.Korea's top envoy arrives in Beijing

Kim Jong Un's close aide arrives in Beijing en route to the United States to lay the groundwork for a second US-North Ko...

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Takeda to skip IOC meeting

Takeda to skip IOC meeting

The president of the Japanese Olympic Committee will miss the next IOC meeting as France targets him in a bribery probe...

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Japan sees record tourism spend

Japan sees record tourism spend

Japan earned a record roughly $41b in inbound tourism spending in 2018.

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Ghosn emails detail pricey renovations: sources

Ghosn emails detail pricey renovations: sources

Sources reveal the alleged contents of emails from arrested ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn to the firm about overseas prope...

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Boeing to use Japanese firms in electric plane project

Boeing to use Japanese firms in electric plane project

Boeing and Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry have a new agreement on developing electric planes.

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Historical site morphs into winter wonderland

Historical site morphs into winter wonderland

Like moths to light, people throng to Shirakawa-go to see the traditional village's sites in illuminated winter splendor...

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JOC top denies bribery allegations

JOC top denies bribery allegations

A scandal of Olympic proportions rocks Japan prompting Japan Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda to deny graft ...

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Japan-Russia talks go nowhere

Japan-Russia talks go nowhere

A Japan-Russia foreign ministers' meeting again shows the deep gap between the nations.

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Japan criticizes S.Korean president's remarks on wartime forced labor ruling

Japan criticizes S.Korean president's remarks on wartime forced labor ruling

Japan criticizes South Korean President Moon Jae-in's remarks on a wartime forced labor ruling.

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Labor minister apologizes for underpaid unemployment benefits

Labor minister apologizes for underpaid unemployment benefits

Japan's labor minister apologizes to millions of people for underpaying unemployment and accident insurance benefits tot...

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