SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A five-member North Korean delegation came to South Korea on Wednesday to attend an academic forum on Japan's wartime actions, ...
Daily Mail. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:29:42 +0000.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Wednesday to step up the pace of talks to end a decades-old territorial dispute, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
Reuters. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:19:01 -0500.
TOKYO (AP) - The Japanese economy shrank at an annualized rate of 1.2 percent in July-September, as consumer spending, investment and exports fell, according to government data released Wednesday. ...
Yuri Kageyama. Washington Times. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 22:35:26 -0500.
Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency have urged the operator of Japan's tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant to urgently decide on a plan to dispose of massive amounts of radioactive water stored in tanks on the compound
ABC News. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 10:53:03 -0500.
The Los Angeles Angels two-way player far outdistanced infielders Miguel Andujar and Gleyber Torres of the New York Yankees in a vote of select members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
By Barry M. Bloom, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 20:22:00 -0500.
Shohei Ohtani became the fourth Japanese-born player to win Rookie of the Year, as the Angels' two-way sensation beat Yankees duo Miguel Andujar and Gleyber Torres to the American League award.
ESPN. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 18:50:29 EST.
US-based apparel fastener manufacturer Scovill Fasteners has acquired Japanese rival Morito Co Ltd, with the two companies integrating their businesses to serve global customer markets.
Just Style. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:18:00 GMT.
Subaru has been dogged by rising quality problems in Japan. The lapses are now bleeding into the all-important U.S., and global President Tomomi Nakamura isn't happy.
AutoNews.com. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:01:00 EST.
An appearance by the South Korean band was canceled because of a T-shirt one of its members once wore, featuring a photo of the bombing of Nagasaki.
Amy Qin. New York Times. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:30:06 GMT.
Months after investigators uncovered the school's discriminatory practices to keep women out of the profession, officials are offering 67 rejected female applicants a spot in the program.
Vanessa Romo. NPR. Wed, 07 Nov 2018 20:03:12 -0500.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. says now that he didn't agree to an official fight carried worldwide with a Rizin Fighting Federation kickboxer.
ESPN. Wed, 7 Nov 2018 14:26:26 EST.
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.