Crown Prince Akishino and family meet Bhutan's king

Crown Prince Akishino and family meet Bhutan's king

Crown Prince Akishino and his family meet Bhutan's king and queen during their summer holidays.

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Korean Air to cut Japan flights

Korean Air to cut Japan flights

South Korea's flag carrier Korean Air will cut flights to Japan due to the declining demand caused by trade friction bet...

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Chinese man vandalizes Yasukuni Shrine

Chinese man vandalizes Yasukuni Shrine

A Chinese man claiming to be a writer is arrested for vandalizing Yasukuni Shrine, a controversial location where war cr...

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Prince Hisahito heads to Bhutan

Prince Hisahito heads to Bhutan

Prince Hisahito leaves for his first overseas trip to Bhutan with his parents.

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SDG butterfly effect

SDG butterfly effect

The United Nations SDG Action Campaign has a butterfly wings promotion campaign to show that small actions can ripple ou...

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Daigo Fukuryu Maru survivor account

Daigo Fukuryu Maru survivor account

85-year-old Daigo Fukuryu Maru survivor Matashichi Oishi recounts his experience of being exposed to radioactive fallout...

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Daigo Fukuryu Maru - Japan's 3rd encounter with nuclear fallout

Daigo Fukuryu Maru - Japan's 3rd encounter with nuclear fallout

A museum in Tokyo houses the Daigo Fukuryu Maru, a fishing boat where 23 crew members were exposed to radiation on March...

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Researchers film shark attacking seal

Researchers film shark attacking seal

A Japanese research group captures video of a great white shark attacking a seal for the first time ever.

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Naomi Osaka is Forbes' #2 highest paid female athlete

Naomi Osaka is Forbes' #2 highest paid female athlete

Forbes ranks Japanese tennis darling Naomi Osaka #2 on its list of top-earning female athletes.

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'Smiling Cinderella' golfing sensation returns triumphant

'Smiling Cinderella' golfing sensation returns triumphant

Crowds of well-wishers welcome home "smiling Cinderella" golf sensation Hinako Shibuno after her win at the Women's Bri...

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