As the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to limit the number of foreign workers entering Japan, new government data has revealed that the nation's population contracted by a record four hundred twenty thousand people last year.
We've already seen electric motorboats and even ferries, but a considerably larger battery-electric vessel should soon be in operation. It's called the e5 tanker and interestingly enough, it will be used to deliver conventional fuel to other ships.
The International Olympic Committee is working with the World Health Organization to get all athletes vaccinated in a bid to save the Tokyo Games, The Telegraph reported on Friday.
Update (2150ET): Japan has denied the Times report, as Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga saying on Friday that he is 'determined to realize the Tokyo Olympics,' according to Reuters. Suga told parliament that he would work closely with the IOC a
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Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide is planning to invest $19 million in the next fiscal year into "programs to help [Japan's] residents find love," an unnamed Cabinet official told the Japan Times this week, in an attempt to slow the nation's rapi
U.S. officials have long criticized Japan for its supposedly unprovoked military attack on Pearl Harbor, which enabled President Roosevelt to fulfill his desire to intervene into World War II.
Of all the innovations in central banking this year, few are as intriguing as Bank of Japan's special bonus interest rate to regional banks that cut costs, merge or lend for sustainable development.
Because of Donald Trump, Vice President Joe Biden thundered during the campaign, the U.S. "is more isolated in the world than we've ever been … America First has made America alone."
Way of the sword: 19th century samurai warriors prepare for battle in amazing colorized snaps showing 200 years of Far East history
--as first in line to the Chrysanthemum Throne in traditional ceremony at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo
Reaganomics, Clintonomics, Obamanomics, and Trumponomics. Abenomics is an economic philosophy named after Prime Minister Abe.
--pointing to the sky and 'taking the knee' during a test in Yokohama
Transparent restrooms, which turn opaque once the door is locked, have gone into operation at two parks in Tokyo, Japan. They are part of a project launched by a non-profit organisation and local government to renovate 17 public washrooms in Shibuya.
Robots are an increasingly common sight in stores, helping customers carry their shopping, keeping track of stock and mapping the layout.
After a solid nine-month stretch that was blissfully devoid of major Brexit-related news as the global COVID-19 pandemic raged on, we declared last night that Brexit talks "suddenly matter again" as the drop in the pound was blamed - incorrectly, as
A large cargo vessel from New Zealand capsized off the coast of Okinawa, a Japanese island in the East China Sea between Taiwan and Mainland Japan, according to a South China Morning Post report.
For the second and final time in his political career, Japan's Shinzo Abe said he was resigning the post of prime minister and head of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) due to ulceritive colitis (i.e., severe diarrhea) ending a tenure as t
Speaking at a press conference on Friday evening local time, Abe cited a flare-up with his chronic ulcerative colitis as the reason for his resignation. He did not name a successor.
75 years after Hiroshima, the US is making many of the same dangerous mistakes it did in the run-up to that disastrous moment, this time, with China.
Survivors of the world's first atomic bombing gathered in diminished numbers near an iconic, blasted dome Thursday to mark the attack's 75th anniversary, many of them urging the world, and their own government, to do more to ban nuclear weapons.
A Japanese H-IIA rocket carrying a United Arab Emirates Mars spacecraft has been placed on the launch pad for Monday's scheduled liftoff for the Arab world's first interplanetary mission, officials said Sunday.
It was 1 a.m. on July 16, 1945, when J. Robert Oppenheimer met with an Army lieutenant basic, Leslie Groves, in the parched panorama of Jornada del Muerto -- Dead Man's Journey -- a distant desert in New Mexico.