Imperial poetry reading

The first annual New Year's poetry reading is held at the Imperial Palace following the enthronement of Emperor Naruhito...

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Ghosn's trial in Japan virtually stops

Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn's trial in Japan has virtually stopped after the defendant fled to Lebanon, and two ...

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1st case of new coronavirus infection in Japan

Japan's health ministry confirms the country's first case of infection with a new coronavirus believed to be causing an ...

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Starliner spaceship launch in 360 degrees

Nippon TV films the experimental launch of Boeing's Starliner spaceship with a 360-degree camera.

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Badminton star Momota injured in car crash

Japanese badminton star Kento Momota, ranked No. 1 in the world, is headed back to Japan after being injured in a car ac...

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US, Japan to help defuse Middle East tensions

Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meet in California and agree to work...

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Tearing down old house

Officials in Tokyo spend nearly 27,000 USD tearing down a decaying house.

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Boat commuting in Tokyo

A boat-commuting experiment is carried out in Tokyo in hopes to ease train congestion.

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PM Abe seeks Saudi, UAE help for Mideast stability

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meets the crown princes of Saudi Arabia and the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to seek cooperat...

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