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World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 31, 2015
A Tokyo council voted today to issue "partnership" certificates to gay couples, the first such recognition of same-sex unions in Japan.
Monday March 30, 2015
Japan's factory production in February fell by a worse-than-expected 3.4 per cent month-on-month, turning down from a solid rise in January, according to official data.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 24, 2015
An expert panel advising Japan's nationalist prime minister on a highly sensitive statement about World War II has run into disagreement over how to describe Tokyo's wartime military action.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 23, 2015
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with Indonesian President Joko Widodo today to forge tighter economic and defence ties, as Tokyo works to court friends in the face of a rising China.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 22, 2015
Indonesian President Joko Widodo will arrive in Tokyo late today, kicking off a week-long tour of Japan and China aimed at attracting investment and boosting defence co-operation.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 20, 2015
Apartment not big enough for a dog? Too busy for walkies? In crowded Tokyo you can rent a mutt for a few hours of wet noses and unconditional loving from Man's Best Friend.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 19, 2015
Japan and China held security talks today after a four-year hiatus because of simmering territorial tensions, in a meeting expected to touch on the flashpoint issue of maritime crisis management, officials and reports said.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Three ageing nuclear reactors in Japan will be decommissioned due to the high cost of upgrading them in line with tougher safety standards set after the Fukushima disaster, their operators said on today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 14, 2015
A former Japanese prime minister returned to Tokyo today from a controversial trip to Crimea, made despite opposition from his country's current government.
World News | Reuters | Friday March 13, 2015
China will question Japan's commitment to peace if it adopts an ambiguous or defiant stance regarding its wartime actions, Beijing's Ambassador to Tokyo told the English-language China Daily newspaper in an interview published today.
Sybil Kapoor, guardian.co.uk | Tuesday March 10, 2015
These Japanese chefs work at some of the most exciting restaurants in the country - including two listed in Asia's 50 Best Restaurants 2015 - but where do they go to eat and drink when they're off duty? They take us to their favourite local counter r...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 10, 2015
Japan today marked the 70th anniversary of the firebombing of Tokyo by US forces, a night that left an estimated 100,000 people dead in one of the bloodiest episodes of World War II.
Press Trust of India | Saturday March 7, 2015
Snooker has been short-listed among three sports to be included in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Bangalore News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 3, 2015
India's IT hub Bangalore and Pakistan's financial capital Karachi have emerged as the world's cheapest cities to live in, according to a new global survey.
Saturday February 28, 2015
After introducing the car at the 2014 Tokyo Motorshow, Yamaha has green-lighted production of Gordon Murrays Motiv city car and it will be introduced as early as 2019.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday February 24, 2015
The operator of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant said on Tuesday it had found a pool of highly contaminated water on the roof of a plant building and that it had probably leaked into the sea through a gutter when it rained.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday February 23, 2015
The fever alarm armband incorporates several first-ever achievements, such as being the first organic circuit able to produce sound output.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 20, 2015
As the world's electronic companies scramble to set the agenda for wearable devices, one Japanese vegetable juice maker went one better Thursday, unveiling a wearable tomato machine.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 17, 2015
Japan has made "significant progress" in cleaning up the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, a UN review mission said today as it again advised the country to consider discharging treated water into the sea.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 16, 2015
Trustworthy Tokyo-ites handed in $28 million of lost cash last year, police said Monday, with three quarters of it returned to its rightful owner, in the latest example of Japan's startling honesty.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 14, 2015
As Japan celebrated Valentine's Day today a group of killjoys marched through Tokyo protesting what it called the "passion-based capitalism" of the annual celebration of romance.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 7, 2015
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today pledged to resolve a row with Russia over an island chain claimed by both nations and sign a bilateral peace treaty delayed since World War II.
World News | Reuters | Friday February 6, 2015
Japan's government is aiming to restart a nuclear reactor by around June following a lengthy and politically-sensitive approval process in the wake of the Fukushima disaster, sources familiar with the plans said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 6, 2015
It is decades since Li Fengqin's father was cut apart by Japanese doctors at a covert base used for human experiments, but she still hopes Tokyo will confront one of World War Two's most barbaric Asian chapters.