When Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko stood, heads bowed, at a seaside cliff on Saipan 60 years after a bloody World War Two battle, their silent prayers conveyed a message many felt resonated louder than words.
Reuters. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 21:52:47 -0400.
Shire's (SHPG) Japanese partner Shionogi & Co., Ltd submits a new drug application for Intuniv in Japan for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:36:00 GMT.
Overseas markets slumped on the continued Turkey turmoil , which has caused the major averages in Japan, China and Germany to show negative weekly charts.
By Richard Henry Suttmeier, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 10:34:00 -0400.
As China presses ahead with its globe-spanning Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Australia, the United States and Japan appeared to strike back with their own plan to fund regional infrastructure projects. ...
Straits Times. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
A Japanese man has been detained in North Korea, and government officials are trying to gather information on his safety, the Asahi Shimbun reported on Saturday. ...
Yahoo. Sat, 11 Aug 2018 04:09:56 -0400.
The Japanese government has launched an investigation into whether the nation's medical schools have discriminated against female applicants, following revelations that one had done so for more than a decade
ABC News. Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:20:14 -0400.
Officials confirmed reports of the systematic exclusion of female candidates from the prestigious university are true. "We betrayed the public trust," the school's managing director told reporters.
Vanessa Romo. NPR. Tue, 07 Aug 2018 19:36:41 -0400.
Tokyo 2020 will be the first Olympics to use facial recognition technology to increase security around all venues, the organizers announced on Tuesday. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 07 Aug 2018 10:54:08 -0400.
A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 7 Aug 2018 09:59:26 EDT.
TOKYO - NTT takes new steps to grow its business by establishing a new holding company focused on global business and expanding global R&D capability.
Business Wire. Tue, 7 Aug 2018 06:00:00 UTC.
Facts About Japan
Japan, an island state off the east coast of Asia, is governed as a
constitutional monarchy. Its capital city is Tokyo; its second
largest city is Osaka. Japan's national currency is the Yen.
In 2007, Japan's estimated population was 127,433,000, and Japanese is
the primary language spoken in Japan.
For more news and information about Japan, visit this official
Japanese government website. For detailed maps of Japan, visit
this Japan map website.
Click on the small Japan map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Japan.