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The Bank of Japan is changing tack as it tries to get the economy growing again with an increased emphasis on the amount of interest paid to investors who buy government bonds.
North Korea has announced the testing of a new high-powered rocket engine for a geo-stationary satellite.
A ceremony is held to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the September 18 incident in Shenyang City, capital of northeast China’s Liaoning Province on Sunday.
The United States is reportedly planning to fly one of its bombers over South Korea tomorrow in a show of force against the North following Friday’s fifth nuclear…
Ttate television said the test elevated the country's nuclear arsenal and was part of its response to international sanctions following its earlier nuclear test and long-range rocket launch in January
International reaction to news of North Korea's suspected fifth nuclear test, the largest to date, has been swift and condemnatory.
North Korea is suspected of conducting its fifth nuclear bomb test after a huge seismic shock was detected near the country’s Punggye-Ri atomic site.
North Korea has fired three ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast, according to the South Korean military.
Leaders of the world’s largest economies have met for the second and final day of the G20 summit in China.
A youth football team from Barcelona comforted their Japanese opponents after winning the U-12 Junior Soccer World Challenge 2016 in Tokyo on Wednesday (August 31), drawing attention from many on the…
Scientists say coral bleaching is getting worse in southwestern Japan.
Japan's ANA is grounding over 300 flights to fix corrosion problems with Rolls-Royce engines fitted to Boeing 787 Dreamliners.
Typhoon Mindulle has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but not before leaving a trail of destruction across Japan’s Hokkaido island.
Hundreds of years ago Tokyo was often referred to as the water city, until the focus shifted to the modern urban expanse that we know today
Hundreds of begonias and dahlias will perfume the Grand Place in Brussels this weekend for the 20th "Flower Carpet" display, a biennial event which this year has a Japanese theme.
The Japanese city of Nagasaki marked the 71st anniversary of its atomic bombing on Tuesday, as the local mayor called on the world to abolish nuclear weapons.
Emperor Akihito cannot step down under Japanese law but has expressed concern about his ability to carry out his duties fully - what happens now?
As China raises the temperature in its several maritime territorial disputes with its neighbours, the former Phillipines president Fidel Ramos is making a five-day trip to Hong…
In only his second ever public address to the nation, Japan’s Emperor Akihito has signalled his desire to step down.
The Rio 2016 Olympics have only just begun but the drumbeat is already rolling for Tokyo 2020.
The Kanto Festival, one of the largest summer festivals in northeastern Japan, has started in Akita City, featuring long bamboo poles decorated with lanterns.
Five new sports will feature at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games: skateboarding, surfing, climbing, baseball/softball and karate.
Shinzo Abe picks a hawkish conservative ally as defence minister, prompting fears of ruffled feathers among Tokyo's Asian neighbours.
The market for renewable energy is experiencing a real surge in Japan and should continue to develop. What opportunities are there for European
North Korea has test fired another ballistic missile which landed in Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned the launches.