Economists and officials in South Korea are concerned about the yen because the nation is an export-driven economy similar to Japan.
Hosting the 1964 Tokyo Olympics completed Japan’s post-war rebirth. It would announce the arrival of a new democratic capitalist country on the world stage.
Japan successfully extracted methane hydrate, also called “fire ice,” from its seabed, according to officials. Production is a test for now, but by 2018 Japan plans for [...]
A 75-year-old dying man in Japan was turned away from 25 hospital emergency rooms 36 different times over a two-hour span in early January when paramedics called for a [...]
Missing soldier found after 33 years was living as a healer in Afghanistan. Tales of long-lost soldiers reemerging are to be found in Japan, the United States, and elsewhere.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that Japan will not tolerate any challenges to its sovereignty of the Senkaku Islands, a tiny group of islands that China has claimed.
An armed Japanese ship has entered the scene of tension between activists and whalers in the Antarctic Sea, according to the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.
Japan’s whaling industry is highly subsidized and operating at a loss, yet internal governmental power struggles may keep it alive.
Sea Shepherd conservation group prevented the refueling of a Japanese whaling fleet in the Antarctic on Wednesday, effectively halting the hunt for the remainder of the season.
Japanese trade figures released for January show that its trade deficit increased by 10 percent over the last year.