TOKYO A 44-year-old Japanese freelance journalist returned home on Thursday to rice balls cooked by his mother but an uncertain future more than three years after militants in Syria captured him in what he described as a physical and mental "hell". | Video
TOKYO A Japanese maker of earthquake shock absorbers said on Friday that at least 70 buildings across the country may have used its products for which quality data was falsified and that nearly 1,000 are suspected of having done so. | Video
TOKYO, Sept 28 - Japan's greying population is changing the
character of its beloved manga comics, spawning a new genre in
which the elderly aren't pitiable oldsters but protagonists
making discoveries, finding friends and sometimes even having
TOKYO - Japan's greying population is changing the character of its beloved manga comics, spawning a new genre in which the elderly aren't pitiable oldsters but protagonists making discoveries, finding friends and sometimes even having hot sex.
TOKYO Japan braced for high winds and heavy rain as a typhoon roared north on Friday, enveloping outlying islands in high seas before taking aim at the rest of the nation and raking across its biggest main island at the weekend.
TOKYO Planning for the Tokyo 2020 Games has been made harder because of the high disaster risks in Japan, a reality hammered home by a deadly typhoon and earthquake just last week, International Olympic Committee (IOC) member and top Tokyo planner John Coates said on Wednesday. | Video
TOKYO Japan issued evacuation advisories for more than a million people and canceled hundreds of flights as Typhoon Jebi sliced across the west on Tuesday, cutting power, overturning cars and killing at least six people. | Video
TOKYO, Sept 4 Japan issued evacuation advisories
for almost 300,000 people and cancelled hundreds of flights in
the face of strong winds and heavy rain as typhoon Jebi roared
north and was set to make landfall later on Tuesday.
TOKYO A Japanese medical school deliberately cut women's entrance test scores for at least a decade, an investigation panel said on Tuesday, calling it a "very serious" instance of discrimination, but school officials denied having known of the manipulations. | Video