Japanese Parliament on Wednesday handed the prime ministry over to Shinzo Abe, who said that fixing the economy is Japan’s No. 1 priority.
Conservation group Sea Shepherd was given an injunction by a U.S. court to stay at least 500 yards away from Japanese whaling ships.
Japan’s conservative Liberal Democrats won in a landslide victory during this weekend’s elections, giving Shinzo Abe, who has said he will take tougher measures against China in securing Japanese territories, another chance as prime minister, according to exit polls. Abe, [...]
A Japanese police sergeant was recently arrested for illegally recording an anime movie in a move that will likely send a message to residents in Japan that Tokyo is able and [...]
A Chinese plane entered Japanese airspace and flew over the disputed Senkaku Islands Thursday, drawing condemnation from the Japanese government.
The Japanese government is now deploying surface-to-air missile defense systems and is placing its military on alert to prepare for North Korea’s rocket launch sometime this [...]
A Russian cargo ship with 11 crew members on board has gone missing off of Russia’s Pacific coast while it was traveling through rough seas.
Tokyo Gov. Shintaro Ishihara resigned from his position and is now forming a new political party ahead of the Japanese general elections.
Japan’s new justice minister quit his post Tuesday citing “health reasons.” Earlier in the month a Japanese publication exposed the minister’s ties to the Yakuza crime [...]
Japan’s right-wing politicians are looking to use nationalist feelings inflamed by the dispute over the Senkaku Islands (called the Diaoyu Islands in China) to gain support [...]