Princess Aiko turns 18

Japan's Princess Aiko, the daughter of Emperor Naruhito, celebrates her 18th birthday.

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Japan mulls sending SDF vehicles to Middle East

Japan's government could send 2 SDF vehicles to the Middle East to collect information amid concern over pushing the lim...

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Fukushima Daiichi melted fuel removal to begin in 2021

Japan's government and TEPCO set a date to begin removing melted nuclear fuel from reactor unit 2 at the Fukushima Daiic...

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From unused resource to tourist draw

Wakkanai in Hokkaido makes a beautiful road from wasted scallop shells while artists in Osaka make art on blank walls ar...

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Ex-Japan PM Nakasone dies at 101

Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone dies at the age of 101.

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Japan to reinforce penalties for texting while driving

Japan will make penalties for texting while driving stricter from December 1.

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Cold hits Japan

Many locations in Japan experience the lowest temperatures this winter.

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Pope's message of peace in Nagasaki

Pope Francis visits Nagasaki and Hiroshima so share his message of peace and meets the son of Joe O'Donnell, the man who...

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Imperial couple reports enthronement to Emperor Meiji

Japan's imperial couple visits the tomb of Emperor Meiji to report Emperor Naruhito's enthronement.

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