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Explosion at Japan restaurant injures...

Explosion at Japan restaurant injures...

World

Mon, Dec 17 2018

Police are still investigating the cause of the blast

Japan opens door wider to foreign blue-collar...

Japan opens door wider to foreign blue-collar...

East Asia

Sat, Dec 8 2018

Immigration has long been taboo in a country where many prize ethnic homogeneity, but the shrinking,...

Five Marines missing after two US aircraft...

Five Marines missing after two US aircraft...

World

Thu, Dec 6 2018

Japan's defence ministry said its maritime forces had so far found two of the seven Marines who were...

Better the education, better the...

Better the education, better the...

Shishir Reza

Fri, Nov 30 2018

When it comes to improving the education system, Japan has a lot to teach us

Infographic: Japan planning first carriers...

Infographic: Japan planning first carriers...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Nov 30 2018

Japan is looking to introduce its first aircraft carriers since World War II, in a move seen as a major...

Abe becomes first Japan PM to visit...

Abe becomes first Japan PM to visit...

World

Fri, Nov 16 2018

Abe and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison laid wreaths at Darwin's Cenotaph war memorial before...

Japanese, South Korean trawlers collide...

Japanese, South Korean trawlers collide...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Nov 15 2018

The 48-tonne South Korean trawler was sinking after the collision, which occurred around 9:38 am local...

An opportunity in Japan

An opportunity in Japan

Makshudul Alom Mokul Mondal

Tue, Nov 13 2018

Can Bangladesh take advantage of Japan’s new immigration legislation?

Japan, China strike deals during Abe...

Japan, China strike deals during Abe...

World

Fri, Oct 26 2018

Abe met Chinese President Xi Jinping after a full day of activities that included talks with Premier...

Japan and China sign deal to build Bangladesh’s...

Japan and China sign deal to build Bangladesh’s...

Government Affairs

Wed, Oct 24 2018

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) and China National Chemical Engineering No 7 Construction Co Ltd...

Toshiba, IHI to dissolve nuclear power...

Toshiba, IHI to dissolve nuclear power...

Business

Fri, Oct 19 2018

A Toshiba spokeswoman confirmed they would dissolve the venture, called Toshiba IHI Power Systems

Japan PM Abe to make rare China...

Japan PM Abe to make rare China...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Oct 12 2018

No Japanese prime minister has paid an official visit to China since 2011 and no Chinese president has...

Pompeo pledges coordination with Japan...

Pompeo pledges coordination with Japan...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Oct 6 2018

Pompeo will travel to Seoul after leaving Pyongyang and will head to Beijing before returning to the...

Japan, US to hold third economic dialogue...

Japan, US to hold third economic dialogue...

World

Fri, Oct 5 2018

During his visit, US Vice-President Pence will hold talks with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...

Trump: US subsidizing Saudi, Asia...

Trump: US subsidizing Saudi, Asia...

North America

Sun, Sep 30 2018

Saudi Arabia and Japan are major buyers of US-made weaponry

Powerful typhoon bears down on flood-battered...

Powerful typhoon bears down on flood-battered...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Sep 30 2018

Typhoon Trami, rated category 2 by Tropical Storm Risk, is currently heading towards Japan’s...

When tsunamis strike: Five deadliest...

When tsunamis strike: Five deadliest...

World

Sat, Sep 29 2018

The five deadliest tsunamis recorded over the past century

Japanese carrier drills with British...

Japanese carrier drills with British...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Sep 27 2018

Japan, which is embroiled in separate territorial dispute with China in the neighbouring East China Sea,...

Japan space robots start asteroid...

Japan space robots start asteroid...

World

Sun, Sep 23 2018

The round, cookie tin-shaped robots successfully reached the Ryugu asteroid a day after they were released...

Japan crush Costa Rica

Japan crush Costa Rica

Football

Tue, Sep 11 2018

Minamino went close near the end of the first half with a fierce volley that brought a brilliant save...

Toyota to restart all domestic assembly...

Toyota to restart all domestic assembly...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Sep 10 2018

Toyota halted operations at many plants following last week’s 6.7 magnitude earthquake in Japan’s...