Abe, Trump agree on trade deal

Abe, Trump agree on trade deal

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump agree to the terms of a trade deal on the sidelines of the G7 Su...

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Nikkei sinks, yen strengthens

Nikkei sinks, yen strengthens

Tokyo stock prices sink and the yen rises on the back of growing worries about US-China trade friction.

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Japan reacts to South Korea scrapping GSOMIA

Japan reacts to South Korea scrapping GSOMIA

Japan intends to cooperate closely with the U.S. to avoid negative effects on dealing with North Korea following South K...

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Japan-US trade negotiations underway

Japan-US trade negotiations underway

Japan and the US end the first day of three-day ministerial trade negotiations in Washington, DC ahead of an Abe-Trump m...

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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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