Japan’s prime minister wants to lift the role of women in the workforce.Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told an audience of in...

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Japan’s Emperor Akihito celebrated his 80th birthday on Sunday. The Emperor was actually born in December, but his long ...

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s move to loosen restraints on the country’s military is proving unpopular with citiz...

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Tepco's engineers have devised an ambitious plan to freeze the ground around Fukushima Daiichi's damaged reactors. The o...

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Tepco's engineers have devised an ambitious plan to freeze the ground around Fukushima Daiichi's damaged reactors. The o...

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Nuclear regulators have ordered Tokyo Electric Power Company to take additional measures to protect the Fukushima Daiich...

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Wailing politician steps down

A Japanese politician who gained notoriety for his repeated tearful outbursts at a news conference has resigned. Hyogo a...

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A group of Japanese celebrities has launched a campaign to bury the nation’s utility poles.They say Japan’s roughly 35-m...

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Japan’s sacred Mt. Fuji opened to climbers today with a powerful typhoon lashing the country.Members of the Fujisan Hong...

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