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Emperor Akihito Abdicates, and a New Era Arrives in Japan

The new emperor, Naruhito, replaces an enormously popular monarch who traveled the country to console the Japanese after disasters and toured Asia to atone for Japan’s wartime sins....

Emperor Akihito Abdicates, and a New Era Arrives in Japan

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The Latest: Hicks arrives for interview with House panel WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional investigations and special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report (all times local): 10:05 a.m. F...
17:48, 06/19/2019

Manfrotto BeFree GT XPRO arrives for macro shooters You know how it is: you head off into the countryside, lugging your camera kit around until you find the perfect patch of flowers to photograph, only...
16:32, 06/28/2019

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrives in Australia The USS Ronald Reagan and its accompanying carrier strike group arrived in Brisbane, Australia, for a regularly scheduled port visit ahead of its par...
20:00, 07/08/2019

UN leader arrives in New Zealand on climate change trip WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has arrived in New Zealand as part of a trip to the South Pacific to highlight...
15:32, 05/12/2019

Pogba in spotlight as Manchester United arrives in Perth Paul Pogba was in the spotlight as Manchester United arrived in Perth for a 10-day visit that includes two friendlies, a corporate golf day and a soc...
15:48, 07/09/2019

New Watchmen teaser arrives with a whole damn army of Rorschachs After months of little sneak peeks buried in “coming soon” montages, HBO has finally released a much longer teaser for Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen seri...
00:00, 05/09/2019

China's Xi arrives in North Korea for talks with Kim Jong Un Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he is expected to talk with leader Kim Jong Un ...
23:48, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Warner’s baby daughter arrives between games LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Day 33 of the Cricket World Cup (all times local): 1 p.m. David Warner has faced plenty of deliveries during the World Cu...
15:16, 07/01/2019

Maximum Security arrives at trainer's NJ barn Maximum Security is back at Monmouth Park in New Jersey. The first Kentucky Derby winner disqualified for interference in the race's 145-year hi...
03:16, 05/08/2019

Starbucks' big China rival arrives on Wall Street China's Starbucks has arrived on Wall Street. Luckin Coffee begin trading on Friday and provided an immediate caffeine jolt to the market. The stock ...
09:00, 05/20/2019

For Europe’s Soccer Chief, the Outrage Arrives in Waves A Champions League restructuring and a looming fight with Manchester City have UEFA’s Aleksander Ceferin sitting atop a soccer economy that feels as ...
10:00, 05/20/2019

Mets’ urgency arrives with Edwin Diaz about-face The playoffs have come early for the Mets. Just over a month after the team made public that Edwin Diaz would not be used for more than three outs un...
02:16, 05/23/2019

Ultra-private Tor browser officially arrives on Android VPNs and incognito modes can help, but if you want to jump to a whole 'nother privacy level, there's the infamous Tor Browser. It has final...
13:16, 05/22/2019

‘Stranger Things’ arrives in ‘Fortnite’ with upside down portals Fortnite is no stranger to big-budget entertainment collaborations. It's already welcomed Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and Hawkeye as part of...
12:48, 07/03/2019

Harvey Weinstein arrives to court, lawyer wants off case Harvey Weinstein arrived to court in Manhattan Thursday as yet another attorney is requesting to be withdrawn from the former media mogul's sexu...
20:00, 07/11/2019

Toy Story 4 content arrives in Big Fish mobile game Big Fish Games is adding new character-themed playsets and bonus chapters to its Toy Story Drop! mobile game with the launch of the Toy Story 4 movie...
21:00, 06/21/2019

Asia Bibi arrives in Canada after leaving Pakistan Christian woman freed last year after spending eight years on death row for blasphemy Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who spent eight years on death row...
10:32, 05/08/2019

Updates: Jagan Reddy Arrives At PM Modi's Residence A day after staking claim to form government in Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress Party chief  reached the residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in De...
08:48, 05/26/2019

Monsoon Arrives In Gujarat, Heavy Rain Warning At Several Places With the monsoons setting in in several parts of Gujarat, as many as 97 tehsils in 25 districts have received moderate to heavy showers in the last 2...
03:32, 06/29/2019

Ship carrying waste arrives back in Canada from the Philippines A ship carrying 69 containers of waste mislabeled as plastic recyclables returned to Canada on Saturday from the Philippines, closing a chapter on a...
20:16, 06/29/2019

The official 'Red Dead Redemption 2' soundtrack arrives July 12th Several months after the release of Red Dead Redemption 2, Rockstar is ready to offer the soundtrack for its Western opus. The official album from L...
21:48, 06/14/2019

Tanguy Ndombele arrives at Tottenham for medical to seal £55m transfer • Midfielder set to become record signing from Lyon• Roma considering move for Toby AlderweireldTanguy Ndombele is in London to undertake a medical a...
15:16, 07/02/2019

Paul Manafort arrives at Manhattan court ahead of arraignment Paul Manafort was hauled into Manhattan court Thursday morning, hours ahead of his scheduled arraignment on mortgage fraud charges. President Trump&#...
21:32, 06/27/2019

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower author's "literary horror" novel arrives in October You probably have fond memories of Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, the 1999 coming-of-age novel where the teens can’t stop crying....
03:32, 05/22/2019

Adobe's Premiere Rush CC video editing app arrives on Android Adobe has brought Premiere Rush CC to Android after debuting the video editing app on iOS, macOS and Windows last year. However, you'll need a r...
17:32, 05/21/2019

First court test arrives in Trump-U.S. House showdown over probes A federal court for the first time on Tuesday will step into the intensifying clash between the U.S. House of Representatives and President Donald T...
14:16, 05/14/2019

Beat 'em up revival 'River City Girls' arrives September 5th WayForward thinks it has a simple way to keep the River City formula fresh: reverse the roles. It's releasing River City Girls, a revival of th...
20:00, 07/05/2019

PM Narendra Modi Arrives At BJP Headquarters In Delhi For Victory Speech Prime Minister Narendra Modi was greeted by BJP leaders at the party headquarters in Delhi as he arrived after trends showed the BJP winning a massiv...
18:16, 05/23/2019

Second Turkish drillship arrives off Cyprus coast, Nicosia protests A second Turkish ship planning to drill for oil and gas off Cyprus arrived off the Mediterranean island's northeastern coast on Monday, triggering a ...
17:16, 07/08/2019

'Halo Infinite' arrives holiday 2020 alongside the new Xbox It's been a year since 343 Industries gave us our first glimpse of the next installment of Xbox's flagship series, Halo Infinite. But durin...
08:48, 06/10/2019

Premier Lacrosse League arrives at Audi Field hoping for another hit A triumphant weekend in Baltimore, in which the league's prime-time game sold out Johns Hopkins's Homewood Field, has given league executives a confi...
13:16, 07/05/2019

Lady Gaga arrives at Stonewall for Pride weekend performance Lady Gaga arrived at the historic Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village on Friday for the anniversary of the first gay pride parade. The “Born Thi...
20:32, 06/28/2019

Amanda Knox arrives in Italy for first time since prison release Amanda Knox has set foot in Italy for the first time since being released from prison in 2011, following her acquittal over the murder of British stu...
15:00, 06/13/2019

The big disaster of Cannes arrives, and it’s almost four mind- and ass-numbing hours of twerking One party animal on screen tells another that it’s “It’s the end of everything,” and I finally lose count of the number of films at this festival tha...
16:48, 05/24/2019

New documentary on fight to legalise abortion in Argentina arrives to Cannes 'Que Sea Ley,' directed by Juan Solanas – son of senator and filmmaker Fernando 'Pino' Solanas – will premiere this Saturday at the famous French fil...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Official Android Pie update arrives for US unlocked LG V40 ThinQ variant Commercially released in October 2018 with a Snapdragon 845 processor, extra-large 6.4-inch OLED screen, and a grand total of five cameras in tow, th...
20:00, 06/17/2019

Microsoft's 'Project Scarlett' Xbox arrives holiday 2020 Microsoft is following through on its teaser for next-gen Xbox details, and it's clear the company is ready to take the PlayStation 5 head-on. T...
08:48, 06/10/2019

Littoral combat ship USS Montgomery arrives in Philippines on first deployment The USS Montgomery arrived in the Philippines, its first deployment and the first time in 19 months a littoral combat ship was used in forward deploy...
20:48, 07/01/2019

Amanda Knox arrives in Italy for talk on wrongful convictions MILAN — Amanda Knox has arrived in Italy for the first time since she was acquitted by an appeals court in October 2011 in the murder of her British ...
16:32, 06/13/2019

Xiaomi's Black Shark 2 Gaming Smartphone Arrives in India Xiaomi Black Shark 2 price in India starts at Rs. 39,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model, going up to Rs. 49,999 for the top-of-the-line model ...
11:16, 05/27/2019

Second Turkish drillship arrives off coast of Cyprus: shipping data A second Turkish drillship, which is expected to begin drilling for oil and natural gas near Cyprus this week, arrived off the Mediterranean island's...
12:16, 07/08/2019

N. Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in American Samoa PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arr...
04:48, 05/12/2019

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Arrives In Bhutan On First Overseas Visit External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today arrived in Bhutan on a two-day visit. This is his first overseas trip after assuming charge of the minis...
13:00, 06/07/2019

China's Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea on a visit 'big on symbolism' China's President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday morning for a state visit to North Korea — the first by a Chinese state leader in ...
07:48, 06/20/2019

The DJ-inspired production platform Serato Studio arrives today If you're a Serato DJ user with an unfulfilled desire to make beats and missed the beta for the company's new production platform, now'...
00:48, 06/20/2019

| Plane carrying body of DRC's Tshisekedi's arrives in Kinshasa: state TV A plane carrying the remains of former DRC opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi arrived in Kinshasa from Belgium for a funeral in his home country, i...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Futuristic 'Fortnite' Season 9 arrives with slipstreams and hover platforms The volcano has erupted, and in its ashy wake Fortnite Season 9 is born -- and it looks decidedly futuristic. As players say goodbye to a successful ...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Journey arrives for PC on June 6 with an Epic Mega Sale discount The indie game Journey, which was a cult hit and a PlayStation exclusive when it was released some seven years ago, is finally arriving on the PC &#x...
15:32, 05/29/2019

French man arrives in Caribbean after crossing Atlantic in giant barrel (CNN) — A French man who has spent more than four months floating across the Atlantic Ocean in a giant orange barrel has arrived at his Caribbean des...
11:32, 05/08/2019

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines to return Canadian trash SUBIC, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine official says a cargo ship has arrived in a northern port to pick up and return 69 containers of Canadian garb...
16:16, 05/30/2019

Pompeo Arrives In Saudi Arabia As Iran Threatens US Drones Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the media at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Sunday, June 23, 2019, before boarding a plane headed to Jeddah, S...
13:48, 06/24/2019

Toyota's 2020 Prius Prime arrives with CarPlay and Alexa When Toyota unveiled its revamped Prius Prime plug-in hybrid, we largely liked everything about it -- except for the wonky infotainment system. With ...
17:32, 05/03/2019

China's Xi arrives for state visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday in Pyongyang for a two-day state visit to North Korea. China's state broadcaster CCTV showed huge ...
22:00, 06/20/2019

China's Xi arrives in North Korea with senior economic official in tow Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday accompanied by a clutch of senior officials, including the head of the state economic p...
06:16, 06/20/2019

The big disaster of Cannes arrives, and it’s almost 4 mind- and ass-numbing hours of twerking One party animal on screen tells another that “It’s the end of everything,” and I finally lose count of the number of films at this festival that hav...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Maximum Security arrives at trainer’s barn in Monmouth Park OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Maximum Security has arrived at Monmouth Park in New Jersey. The first Kentucky Derby winner disqualified for interference in ...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Chrome 75 arrives with Web Share API file support and numeric separators Google Chrome 75 brings hint for low latency canvas contexts, files supported in the Web Share API, numeric separators, and more developer features.R...
00:48, 06/05/2019

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political...
07:32, 06/20/2019

A week late, but India's monsoon arrives in southern Kerala India's annual monsoon, which delivers about 70 percent of the country's rainfall, officially arrived on the coast of southern Kerala state on Saturd...
09:48, 06/08/2019

Donald Trump arrives at Buckingham Palace for Queen's welcome – video The US president, accompanied by the first lady, Melania Trump, arrived at Buckingham Palace on Monday. He was greeted by Prince Charles, the Duchess...
18:48, 06/03/2019

China’s Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea for summit with Kim Jong Un Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he’s expected to talk with leader Kim Jong Un a...
06:48, 06/20/2019

Pope arrives to preach unity in polarized North Macedonia Pope Francis has met leaders in North Macedonia, the birthplace of Mother Theresa. He is expected to preach a message of unity in a country strugglin...
18:32, 05/07/2019

North Korean Ship Seized by U.S. Arrives in American Samoa (PAGO PAGO, American Samoa) — A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions ...
22:00, 05/12/2019

Russia's Putin Arrives An Hour Late In Meet With Pope Francis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at t...
22:48, 07/04/2019

Ex-lawyer Cohen arrives at prison after taking parting shot at Trump Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, took a parting shot at his former boss - denouncing "xenophobia, injustice and lies" ...
18:16, 05/06/2019

D-Day arrives for Israel Folau at Rugby Australia code of conduct hearing Wallabies star begins bid to retain playing contractFinal decision not expected this weekendAustralian sport’s most divisive issue comes to a head in...
05:16, 05/04/2019

Google Assistant launch gesture officially arrives on Android Q beta From the very start, Google intended to fine-tune the gesture-based navigation system it introduced with Android Pie in an effort to make poking arou...
02:48, 07/11/2019

American caravan arrives in Canadian 'birthplace of insulin' for cheaper medicine A self-declared "caravan" of Americans bused across the Canada-U.S. border on Saturday, seeking affordable prices for insulin and raising awareness o...
05:00, 06/30/2019

Canadarm 2 to perform ‘cosmic catch’ when SpaceX rocket arrives at ISS with supplies A Falcon rocket raced into the pre-dawn darkness on Saturday, carrying a Dragon capsule with about 2,500 kilograms of goods. This recycled Dragon - w...
03:16, 05/05/2019

Putin meets pope in shadow of Ukraine crisis, arrives late Russian President Vladimir Putin met Pope Francis on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican to discuss their count...
16:16, 07/04/2019

China’s President Xi Jinping Arrives in North Korea For Talks With Kim Jong Un (BEIJING) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he is expected to talk with l...
09:16, 06/20/2019

Double Fine's post-apocalyptic adventure 'Rad' arrives August 20th Rad, the latest game to come from the minds of indie game darlings Tim Schafer and Lee Petty at Double Fine Productions, officially has a release dat...
06:16, 05/21/2019

American caravan arrives in Canadian "birthplace of insulin" for cheaper medicine A self-declared "caravan" of Americans bussed across the Canada-U.S. border on Saturday, seeking affordable prices for insulin and raising awareness ...
21:00, 06/29/2019

Trump Jr. arrives for questioning by Senate Intelligence Committee on Russian links Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, arrived on Wednesday for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Commit...
17:48, 06/12/2019

Hungary: Floating crane arrives to sunken Danube tour boat A huge floating crane in Budapest has arrived to the Danube River location of a sunken tour boat which divers are preparing to be lifted off the rive...
16:16, 06/07/2019

Seized North Korean cargo ship arrives in American Samoa A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. under suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrives in the capital of American Samoa...
08:00, 05/13/2019

John Daly, smoking a cigarette, arrives at Bethpage Black for PGA Championship John Daly, who will use a cart at the PGA Championship, rolled into Bethpage Black on Wednesday, smoking a cigarette before practice round.  &#...
02:16, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-First court test arrives in Trump-U.S. House showdown over probes A federal court on Tuesday for the first time heard arguments in an intensifying dispute between the U.S. House of Representatives and President Dona...
17:48, 05/14/2019

Ship carrying 69 containers of garbage arrives in Canada after journey from Philippines The Anna Maersk, carrying 69 containers of Canadian garbage and e-waste, docked at Deltaport near the Tsawwassen ferry terminal just after 7 a.m. on ...
19:48, 06/29/2019

Central Teams Arrives In Odisha To Assess Damage By Cyclone Fani An inter-ministerial Central team is in Odisha to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Fani that hit the state's coastal districts on May 3 leaving 64...
08:00, 05/13/2019

New Renault Koleos facelift arrives with improved tech and new diesel engines News 6 Jun, 2019 The facelifted version of the Renault Koleos features refreshed styling, a reworked interior and a pair of new diesel ...
12:48, 06/06/2019

Professor X arrives and Legion tells the story of David's tragic infancy There’s something odd and vaguely melancholy about watching a story play out when you already know how it’s going to end. This is doubly true for sad...
07:00, 07/09/2019

Mike Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia as Iran threatens US drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Monday in Saudi Arabia in a hastily arranged visit amid mounting tensions bet...
14:32, 06/24/2019

North Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in American Samoa A North Korean ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived Saturday at the capital of this Am...
10:16, 05/12/2019

German foreign minister arrives in Iraq, seeks to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrived in Iraq on Saturday as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Ira...
18:16, 06/08/2019

Kate Middleton stuns in pastel blue dress as she arrives at Royal Ascot KATE Middleton has just arrived at Royal Ascot alongside Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall. The Duchess of Cambridge looked stunning in a pastel blue ...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Trump arrives at global economic summit with full agenda and list of grievances The president’s arrival in Japan for the summit was trademark Trump — using the days and hours before his visit to ratchet up his rhetoric against al...
14:48, 06/27/2019

Tiger Woods arrives at Pebble Beach for Sunday prep work before U.S. Open On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, Tiger Woods arrived at Pebble Beach Golf Links for a relaxed practice round before the 119th of the U.S. Open. ...
02:48, 06/10/2019

US-Iran conflict: German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrives in Jordan The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid hei...
09:00, 06/08/2019

Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at court to plead guilty in U.S. college scandal Actress Felicity Huffman arrived at a federal courthouse in Boston on Monday to plead guilty to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughte...
20:32, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-American caravan arrives in Canadian "birthplace of insulin" for cheaper medicine A self-declared "caravan" of Americans bused across the Canada-U.S. border on Saturday, seeking affordable prices for insulin and raising awareness o...
23:32, 06/29/2019

The successor to Bose's QC35 noise-cancelling headphones arrives June 30th Bose has a spiritual successor to its well-regarded QC35 wireless headphones... plus a little more. The company's newly unveiled Noise Cancellin...
22:32, 05/29/2019

Massive 800-pound alligator named ‘Mighty Mike’ arrives at Arizona aquarium An 800-pound alligator named “Mighty Mike” has been brought to an Arizona aquarium, making him what some believe is the largest gator outside Florida...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines, will transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada A cargo ship arrived in a northern Philippine port on Thursday to transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada that officials say were shipped i...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Vineyard Vines arrives at Target on Saturday. How to shop the limited-edition collaboration Set your alarm clock if you're interested in shopping Target's latest designer collaboration, Vineyard Vines. The new collection goes on sa...
05:16, 05/18/2019

'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' arrives October 25th with cross-play The next Call of Duty game is called Modern Warfare. Yes, just like the 2007 game. Yes, it's kind of confusing. Now that's out of the way ...
22:16, 05/30/2019

YouTube lands on Fire TV and Amazon Prime Video arrives on Chromecast, Android TV It’s nice when people can come together and work through their differences to make it easier to watch stuff. That’s exactly what happened...
22:48, 07/09/2019

‘Now comes the reckoning’: Trump arrives at global gathering with most of his foreign policy gambits in the balance The president’s ‘America first’ agenda faces a crucial test at the Group of 20 summit in Osaka with time running out to score a breakthrough as he be...
19:48, 06/25/2019

Google’s Pixel 3a arrives a day early with leaked renders and a full specs list Google IO is less than a day away, but that hasn't stopped an alleged full Google Pixel 3a specs sheet and some new renders from showing up onli...
07:32, 05/07/2019

Amanda Knox Arrives In Italy For the First Time Since Prison Release and Murder Case Acquittal Amanda Knox has returned to Italy for the first time since she was released from prison there in 2011, following an acquittal over the murder of her ...
01:32, 06/14/2019

Third and final season of ‘Jessica Jones,’ Marvel’s last Netflix series, arrives June 14th A date has finally been set for the return of Jessica Jones, Netflix’s critically acclaimed last-man-standing original series from Marvel after...
03:48, 05/29/2019

South Korea Apologizes After North Korean Fishing Boat Arrives at Port Undetected A North Korean fishing boat puttered around in South Korean waters for two without being intercepted. South Koreans are scandalized by the lapse in v...
09:32, 06/20/2019

Famous faces tweet congratulations to Prince Harry, Meghan Markle after royal baby arrives Famous faces are excited over the royal baby. Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan of Sussex welcomed a son Monday.        ...
17:00, 05/06/2019

President Trump arrives in the United Kingdom for state visit, D-Day ceremony amid Brexit tensions LONDON (AP) — President Trump arrives in the United Kingdom for state visit, D-Day ceremony amid Brexit tensions....
12:32, 06/03/2019

Mets call-up Rajai Davis arrives late via Uber, gets lost in stadium, then hits home run Rajai Davis had himself quite the Wednesday. It started with him getting ready for a minor-league game and ended with hitting a home run for the Mets...
07:32, 05/23/2019

Ethiopian leader Abiy arrives in Sudan to meet head of ruling military council in mediation bid Ethiopia's prime minister arrived in Khartoum on Friday to meet the chief of Sudan's ruling military council in a bid to mediate in the political cr...
11:32, 06/07/2019

'Catastrophic breeding failure': Second largest emperor penguin colony 'all but disappeared' Antarctic's Halley Bay colony of emperor penguins has seen a "catastrophic breeding failure" over the past three years linked to melting sea ice...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Shinzo Abe arrives in Tehran to ease US-Iran tensions, first Japanese premier to visit since 1979 Islamic Revolution TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Shinzo Abe arrives in Tehran to ease US-Iran tensions, first Japanese premier to visit since 1979 Islamic Revolution....
16:00, 06/12/2019

Chelsea Flower Show 2019: Duchess of Cambridge arrives to put finishing touches to her garden... and scales tree house - ahead of show's opening tomorrow The Duchess of Cambridge arrived today to visit her woodland wilderness garden and admire the efforts of the competitors taking part at the Chelsea F...
13:16, 05/20/2019

Japan's Banks Are About to Get Even Feebler Japan’s banks are the weak link in its economic framework. If the government goes ahead with its tax increase, the problems will only get worse—and t...
17:00, 05/17/2019

A 'love match' that won over Japan In the late 1950s, royal wedding fever swept Japan. Then-Crown Prince Akihito had fallen for literature graduate Michiko Shoda, whom he met on a tenn...
23:32, 05/04/2019

Top things to do in Osaka, Japan Osaka is gearing up to host the G20 summit from June 28-29, an event that will draw more than 30,000 people to the city. In honor of the diplomatic a...
03:16, 06/27/2019

Japan's Abe Looks to Mediate Between U.S., Iran Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek to open a channel of communication between Iran and the U.S. as part of a diplomatic effort to prevent a...
15:48, 06/12/2019

What It's Like to Raise Kids in Japan Shima and Jenny live in Tokyo with their two young daughters, Velvet Jean and Birdie Moon. Shima was born and raised in Japan, while Jenny grew up ne...
01:32, 05/16/2019

Lifting the lid on Japan's poo museum – in pictures Japan’s culture of cute has embraced poo, which gets a pop twist at the Unko Museum in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Visitors can play a poo-themed video gam...
13:00, 07/04/2019

Japan says next British PM must not lead UK out of EU without deal Firms operating in UK likely to relocate in event of no-deal Brexit, says foreign ministerLatest Brexit developments – live updatesJapan’s foreign mi...
11:32, 06/27/2019

Germany's 'Little Tokyo' celebrates Japan Day Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live ...
15:32, 05/27/2019

Trump to Japan abductee family: 'You will win' U.S. President Donald Trump has sent a letter to the family of a Japanese citizen abducted to North Korea, less than a month after meeting with them ...
20:16, 06/16/2019

China vs. India vs. Australia vs. Japan Chinese stocks have been under-performing, but what about India, Japan, Australia? Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor Mark Galasiewski...
22:32, 05/01/2019

Correction: Japan-Energy story In a story June 7 about Japan's energy policy, The Associated Press referred incorrectly to the plutonium reduction target cited by a policy research...
07:32, 06/10/2019

Japan Arrive At The World Cup With A New Look And Something To Prove The USA’s top nemesis in the Women’s World Cup comes into 2019 with plenty of questions to answer, despite winning it all in 2011 and placing second ...
23:32, 06/08/2019

Yokai Watch 4 has been delayed again in Japan. Yokai Watch 4 has been delayed again in Japan. Originally slated for winter 2018, the Nintendo Switch game was delayed to June 6. Now it is scheduled...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Japan is running out of phone numbers We've reached the point where we're running out of 11-digit phone numbers. Japan plans to release 10-billion 14-digit numbers by 2021, in r...
20:16, 05/16/2019

Explainer: Why is Japan's Abe going to Iran? What can he accomplish? Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is due to visit Iran next week in an apparent mediation mission to ease tension between Iran and the United States...
11:32, 06/07/2019

Japan F-35 fighter crash cause revealed The sudden crash of a Japanese F-35 stealth fighter into the Pacific Ocean in April this year was likely caused by the "spatial disorientation" of it...
23:00, 06/10/2019

7-Eleven app users in Japan lose $500,000 7-Eleven convenience store customers in Japan using the "7pay" payment app lost hundreds of thousands of euros after a security breach. Seven Pay off...
16:32, 07/05/2019

‘Bro-mance’ still going strong for Trump and Japan’s Abe A warm handshake and even warmer words at the start of Friday’s G20 meetings showed the “bro-mance” is still going strong between P...
08:16, 06/28/2019

The Cleanest Car Repair Shop I've Ever Seen Is in Japan It’s always neat and interesting to see how people in other countries conduct their day-to-day business. A glimpse into a Japanese car repair shop re...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Japan Downgrades Views on Its Economy The Japanese government downgraded its view of industrial production and other key parts of the economy, highlighting concerns about the U.S.-China t...
15:32, 05/24/2019

What’s at Stake in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade agreement, the U.S. and Japan -- the world’s lar...
18:16, 04/29/2019

Rouhani: Japan wants to keep buying Iranian oil Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tehran on Wednesday that Japan wants to keep buying Iranian...
21:48, 06/12/2019

Ronald McDonald's Name Is Slightly Different In Japan One of the world’s most famous corporate mascots has a slightly different name in Japan, where Ronald McDonald is known as Donald McDonald....
14:00, 07/03/2019

Why Japan Is Hosting the Rugby World Cup Japan will become the first Asian country to host rugby union’s marquee event, when 20 national teams compete for the Webb Ellis Cup. Venues for the ...
02:32, 06/21/2019

Japan back on track with 2-1 win over Scotland Strikers Mana Iwabuchi and Yuika Sugasawa were on the scoresheet as Japan got their women's World Cup campaign back on track with a 2-1 victory over ...
21:00, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Abe says he is outraged over Japan stabbings KAWASAKI, Japan (AP) — The Latest on a stabbing attack at a bus stop just outside Japan’s capital (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Japan’s Pr...
09:32, 05/28/2019

You Can Now Have Official Pokemon Weddings In Japan ESCRIT, a Japanese company specialising in wedding ceremonies, recently teamed up with The Pokemon Company to start offering officially licensed Poke...
02:00, 05/30/2019

Japan Resumes Commercial Whaling Japan resumed commercial whaling for the first time in 31 years on Monday, restricting whalers within 200 miles of the coast and ending decades of in...
23:32, 07/01/2019

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s ...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Two die, 15 injured in Japan mass stabbing – video A 57-year old man attacked a group of people, including more than a dozen schoolgirls, at a bus stop in Kawasaki City before fatally injuring himself...
21:32, 05/28/2019

Car hits 13 children, kills 2 in western Japan A car has slammed into a group of 16 mostly kindergarten children who were strolling on a sidewalk in the lakeside city of Otsu in western Japan, lea...
08:16, 05/08/2019

Novartis gets approval to sell Kymriah in Japan for $306,000 A Japanese government panel approved on Wednesday a price of 33.5 million yen ($305,800) for Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah, allowing the Swiss d...
12:32, 05/15/2019

Google opens second Japan cloud region Located in Osaka and part of the company's US$47 billion global investment, Google's latest cloud region is the second in Japan and seventh in Asia-P...
08:16, 05/15/2019

'We're Already Doing It': Japan Tests Unorthodox Economic Doctrine Modern monetary theory, which generally minimizes the importance of government deficits under certain circumstances, is at the center of a pressing p...
18:00, 05/15/2019

A Theory Why Marvel Movies Don't Dominate Japan Marvel movies are successful in Japan. They are popular. But while Avengers: Endgame dominated theaters around the world for weeks, it was soon toppl...
15:00, 05/30/2019

Switch Outsells PS4 In Japan Despite Launching Three Years Later In just over two years, the Nintendo Switch has sold 8,125,637 units in Japan, according to the latest sales figures reported by Famitsu. That puts i...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Car Ploughs Into Young Children In Japan, Killing Two A car ploughed into a group of kindergarten children in western Japan's Shiga region on Wednesday, killing two toddlers and injuring others, police s...
13:32, 05/08/2019

Japan ends tsunami alert after earthquake Japan officials lifted a tsunami warning for the country's northwest coast, following a strong earthquake in the area. Only a small wave ended up rea...
01:16, 06/19/2019

US ends its search for F-35 that crashed off Japan in April TOKYO (AP) — The U.S Navy is halting its search for a Japanese F-35A stealth fighter that crashed off Japan’s coast last month. The pilot is st...
10:32, 05/09/2019

McCarron pulls away in Japan for 3rd victory of season CHIBA, Japan (AP) — Scott McCarron had three birdies on the back nine to pull away for a 5-under 67 and a three-shot victory in the MasterCard Japan ...
04:32, 06/10/2019

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hag...
09:00, 07/13/2019

RPT-GRAPHIC-Take Five: Big in Japan - trade war, currency war, real war 1/TRUMP AND G19 It's been a pretty tumultuous first-half and whether things calm down from here hinges on a June 28-29 summit of the G20 world powers...
12:16, 06/24/2019

And then there were three - Japan's shrinking pool of imperial heirs Now that Japan has a new emperor, Naruhito, its imperial family will be left with just three heirs to the throne - one of whom is 83 - a situation li...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Alexa's in-skill purchasing comes to the UK, Germany and Japan In-game purchases are now par for the course on mobile, so it wasn't going to be long before the same principle was applied to voice assistants....
00:32, 05/02/2019

Raw, fried or on a bun: the many ways Japan eats whale Whale cutlets, sliced raw whale, deep-fried whale nuggets, whale bacon and whale jerky feature on the menu at the restaurant Yoko Ichihara runs - and...
05:16, 06/24/2019

Earthquake in southwestern Japan causes no apparent damage TOKYO (AP) — A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has shaken part of southwestern Japan but appeared to cause no damage. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued...
04:00, 05/10/2019

Japan's Lesson for the Fed: No Central Bank Is an Island In the rally currently roaring through the global bond market, Japan is being left behind, exposing the key flaws in its unique monetary policy platf...
11:32, 06/19/2019

Everything You Need to Know About the U.S.-Japan Defense Treaty Irking Trump A longstanding defense treaty between the U.S. and Japan is the latest international agreement to attract the ire of President Donald Trump. He is sa...
23:48, 06/25/2019

PM Modi To Attend G20 Summit In Japan Next Week Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Japan next week to attend the G-20 summit where issues such as financial stability, WTO reform, black money, ...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Japan To Buy 105 F-35 US Stealth Warplanes: Donald Trump Japan plans to buy 105 US-made stealth warplanes, Donald Trump said on Monday, which the US President said would give Tokyo the largest F35 fleet of ...
16:32, 05/27/2019

Japan's rising star could be its two-wheeled savior Carved into the north east coast of Kyushu, Japan's southern island, Fukuoka Prefecture is known for its ornate gardens, a majestic 17th century cast...
13:16, 05/07/2019

Japan, Russia accuse each other of military buildups TOKYO (AP) — Russia and Japan have accused each other of military buildups as their foreign and defense ministers met in Tokyo for talks that failed ...
16:16, 05/30/2019

Uruguay draws with Japan 2-2 in Copa America Uruguay drew 2-2 with Japan and delayed to the last round of group stage its likely qualification to Copa America's knockout stage   ...
04:48, 06/21/2019

How I flew to Japan and am headed to Spain for free Chase cards have best terms, but hefty yearly fees, but way more generous than specific airline cards. Marriott's card is liberal, but expires s...
01:00, 05/28/2019

Japan's Banks Squeezed by Zero-Yield Experiment A few years after the Bank of Japan fixed the yield of the 10-year government bond to around zero to encourage economic investment, market demand has...
18:16, 06/26/2019

Japan’s Abe wants G-20 to unite on trade, Middle East TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to seek a consensus on free trade and other contentious issues at this week’s summi...
12:32, 06/26/2019

2 Dead, 17 Injured In Japan Mass Stabbing Two people, including a child, were feared dead Tuesday in a mass stabbing attack that also injured 17 people in the Japanese city of Kawasaki, the l...
04:48, 05/28/2019

Two killed, 15 schoolgirls injured in Japan stabbing: NHK A schoolgirl and an adult man were killed and 15 other young girls injured in a stabbing at a bus stop just outside Tokyo on Tuesday, Japanese nation...
08:16, 05/28/2019

BTS breaks music sales record in Japan K-pop idols BTS set a new sales record in Japan for foreign artists, topping Oricon's weekly chart on Tuesday with their single "Lights/Boy with Luv....
11:00, 07/09/2019

It's Hard For Japan To Change Its Escalator Manners One of my first memories of moving to Japan in 2001 was the surprise at seeing how everyone lined up on one side of the escalator, leaving an open pa...
12:32, 06/20/2019

Trump at G-20: There Will Be 'Very Big' Trade Deals With India, Japan President Trump struck a conciliatory tone with other world leaders as the Group of 20 summit got started in Japan, soothing worries that he would pr...
06:32, 06/28/2019

Why Katamari Damacy's Creator Left Japan On March 18, 2004, Katamari Damacy was released on the PlayStation 2. The game was unlike anything else, and a sequel soon followed a year later. In ...
17:00, 06/19/2019

| Trio of top Wallabies announce departure to Japan Bernard Foley said he was leaving the Waratahs to head overseas, reportedly joining Quade Cooper and Will Genia in accepting a lucrative Japanese clu...
07:16, 07/12/2019

"You Did A Great Job": Trump To PM On Election Win As They Meet In Japan US President Donald Trump today congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his party's big win in the national election as the two leaders met for...
04:32, 06/28/2019

An Unlucky Handball Sends Japan Out Of The World Cup An exhilarating World Cup round of 16 rematch between the Netherlands and Japan got decided in favor of the Dutch in the 90th minute, thanks to a pen...
00:32, 06/26/2019

Kamakura, Japan, asks tourists not to eat while walking Street food is a staple of many countries. But does that mean you should both buy and eat your food in the street? Japan is struggling to answer that...
23:32, 05/13/2019

Avengers: Endgame Doesn't Dominate In Japan Marvel movies are definitely popular worldwide, even in Japan. But you know what is more popular in Japan? Pikachu, it seems. And depending on the we...
17:00, 05/13/2019

Kudlow says US-Japan trade deal is possible this month White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Friday that the U.S. could reach a trade deal with Japan by the end of this month, far exceeding all p...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Car hits 13 children, 4 seriously injured, in western Japan A car has slammed into a group of 16 mostly kindergarten children who were walking to school along a sidewalk in the lakeside city of Otsu in western...
07:16, 05/08/2019

Schoolgirl killed in Japan stabbing spree A girl has been killed and at least 15 other children hurt in a stabbing spree at a park in the Japanese city of Kawasaki on Tuesday, authorities sai...
07:00, 05/28/2019

Japan Display says Taiwan's TPK decided against investing Japan Display Inc on Monday said it has received notice from TPK Holding Co Ltd that the Taiwanese flat screen maker has decided against investing in...
05:00, 06/17/2019

In Japan, Domino's New Pizza Has Over Two Pounds Of Cheese Domino’s has just released a “New Yorker One-Kilo Ultra Cheese” pizza that has been covered with, that’s right, one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of 100 perc...
15:00, 06/12/2019

Japan's Suga: possible for PM Abe to dissolve lower house Japan's top government spokesman said on Friday it is possible that the prime minister could dissolve the lower house of parliament if the opposition...
11:32, 05/17/2019

Centuries ago, women ruled Japan. What changed? The long-term survival of the world's oldest monarchy will depend on a schoolboy when Japan's current emperor abdicates next week, reviving calls for...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Life as a mixed-race model in Japan For 18-year-old model Rina Fukushi, Tokyo is home. But growing up as a mixed-race child in Japan wasn't always easy. With a Japanese-American father ...
08:48, 05/21/2019

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China TOKYO (AP) — While in Japan, President Donald Trump can point to Tokyo’s streets to drive home a sore point in trade relations between the alli...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Japan evacuates 1.1 million, fearing landslides More than a million have been ordered to evacuate amid torrential rain. The swift response comes one year after the government was criticized for its...
16:16, 07/03/2019

Japan, hit by torrential rains, orders 800,000 to evacuate Japan ordered nearly 800,000 people on the southern island of Kyushu to take shelter in evacuation centers and other safe areas on Wednesday as heavy...
08:48, 07/03/2019

For Trump, a ‘very big event’ in Japan that he struggles to explain The U.S. promoter in chief has avoided details about the historic succession of Emperor Naruhito and appeared most excited about his own role as he h...
20:48, 05/24/2019

For Trump’s Japan Trip, Abe Piles on the Flattery. But to What End? Observers have their doubts about whether a trip filled with flattery will entice Mr. Trump to cooperate on trade and other matters of Japanese inter...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Japan's geisha and the unfortunate image of sex workers After years of training and decades of practice, geisha become highly skilled performers and entertainers. There is, however, still a common misconce...
16:32, 06/11/2019

Iran newspaper to Japan: 'How Can You Trust A War Criminal?' A hard-line Iranian newspaper has printed a front page image showing the mushroom cloud of a nuclear blast, meant to criticize the Japanese prime min...
12:32, 06/12/2019

Japan gets ‘all clear’ to mine Mars’ moon Japan is ready to mine Mars’ largest moon after successfully completing all of the compulsory “space contamination” paperwork. Japa...
20:48, 05/17/2019

What's in a name? Japan puzzles over 'Reiwa', the term for new imperial era Japanese printers rushed to turn out calendars emblazoned with the new imperial era name on Tuesday as the public tried to make sense of the meaning ...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Japan says Abe’s Iran trip not meant to mediate row with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s top government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s high-stakes trip to Iran is intended to help de-escalate t...
11:32, 06/13/2019

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s for...
10:48, 05/22/2019

Bloody Japan defeat a lesson for China and US In early July 1944, on a tiny island in the Pacific Ocean, the United States clinched a devastating defeat over Japan in one of the bloodiest battles...
12:16, 07/06/2019

Japan prefecture prepares for a month's rainfall in a day Almost 1 million people in southern Japan were ordered to evacuate Wednesday, as the region braced itself for a month's worth of rain in a single day...
12:32, 07/03/2019

Why Japan Is Risking a Tax Hike in a Slow Economy While tax hikes are rarely popular anywhere, in Japan increases in the national sales tax proved especially toxic, squelching economic growth and dam...
01:16, 05/23/2019

Rains force over a million to evacuate in Japan More than one million residents in Japan are directed to evacuate their homes as heavy rains batter the southern region. 14,000 ground troops on sta...
09:48, 07/04/2019

Trump: Japan will invest $40 billion in U.S. car factories U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said at a rally that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told him Japan is investing $40 billion in new car fa...
20:00, 04/28/2019

PM Modi Leaves For India After G20 Summit In Japan Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left for home after concluding his three-day visit to Japan where he attended the G20 Summit and met with the world ...
14:00, 06/29/2019

Carter Stewart, 19, Chooses Japan Over the M.L.B. Draft Stewart, who was drafted by the Braves last year but did not sign, has chosen to start his career abroad, which would allow him to become a major lea...
06:32, 05/23/2019

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the...
21:16, 07/01/2019

Why People In Japan Are Unhappy Despite 10-Day Long Holiday It was supposed to a period of joyous national celebration, the 10-day Golden Week public holiday extended this year to celebrate the ascension of a ...
14:32, 04/29/2019

Stop it! Japan Anti-Groper App Becomes Smash Hit A Tokyo police smartphone app to scare off molesters has become a smash hit in Japan, where women have long run the gauntlet of groping on packed rus...
10:00, 05/21/2019

G20 finance chiefs gather for Japan meeting Financial leaders of the Group of 20 gathered Saturday to brainstorm ways to adapt global finance to an age of trade turmoil and digital disruptions....
19:48, 06/10/2019

Trump pressed Japan's Abe to build more vehicles in the U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to have Japanese automakers produce more vehicles in the United States, accord...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said on Wednesday,...
15:48, 06/12/2019

Two Melons Auctioned For Record Price $45,600 In Japan Two melons from the Japanese city of Yubari have fetched a record price of 5 million yen, or $45,600,in the first auction of this year's agricultural...
01:48, 05/25/2019

Japan PM Abe considering visit to Iran as early as mid-June: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering visiting Iran as early as mid-June, NHK national television said on Friday, as international concer...
10:16, 05/24/2019

Trump discusses North Korea with Japan's Abe after tests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had spoken with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about North Korea and trade after North Korea raised...
23:16, 05/06/2019

O’Brien set to switch Derby second favourite Japan to Leopardstown • Trainer likely to run three Epsom contenders on Sunday• Norway new favourite for Chester Vase after Japan defectionSunday’s Derrinstown Stud Derby ...
20:32, 05/06/2019

Japan's Hayabusa2 Probe Makes Second Touchdown on Asteroid Hayabusa2 probe landed successfully Thursday on a distant asteroid for a final touchdown, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evol...
08:32, 07/11/2019

Producers seek Q3 aluminium premium of $115-$120/T from Japan buyers Top aluminium producers have offered Japanese buyers a premium of $115-$120 a tonne for July-September primary metal shipments, up 10% to 14% from th...
12:00, 06/03/2019

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Minist...
10:32, 07/11/2019

Sanchez fit to start for Chile against Japan in Copa America SAO PAULO (AP) — Chile coach Reinaldo Rueda says forward Alexis Sanchez has recovered from an ankle problem and could start the team’s Copa Ame...
00:32, 06/13/2019

Meet Japan's first female commercial airline captain Originally told she was too short to attend aviation school, Ari Fuj defied doubters to become Japan's first female commercial airline captain. Here'...
05:48, 05/07/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 16: Japan Asako Takakura’s side are not as strong as when they won it in 2011 and quite goal-shy so struggle when they go behindThis article is part of the Gua...
17:32, 06/03/2019

Japan PM Shinzo Abe in Tehran to defuse US-Iran tensions Shinzo Abe is the first Japanese prime minister to visit Iran in over four decades. The trip comes amid escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf, as t...
18:00, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump pressed Japan's Abe to build more vehicles in the U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to have Japanese automakers produce more vehicles in the United States, accord...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Japan edge battling Scotland as VAR controversy mars win "Japan scored twice in the first half in a 2-1 win over Scotland, a result that leaves Shelley Kerr\u0027s side\u0027 hopes hanging by a thread at th...
17:16, 06/14/2019

Flying a Drone While Drunk Could Land You in Prison in Japan You’d assume it would go without saying that operating any kind of machinery or vehicle after a few drinks is a dumb idea—even if it’s one navigated ...
18:32, 06/13/2019

Japan hails Hachimura's NBA selection as new era for sport Japanese basketball officials, fans and media hailed the selection of Rui Hachimura in the NBA draft, saying the move will usher in a new era for the...
08:48, 06/22/2019

Russia rebuffs Japan's military buildup warning: RIA Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday that Russia was only operating on its own territory after Japan accused Moscow of a military ...
13:16, 05/30/2019

Record number of women to contest Japan elections This year's polls for Japan’s upper house of parliament are witnessing the highest number of women candidates. Opposition parties hope the move will ...
13:16, 07/16/2019

Copa America guests Japan, Qatar still in contention PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Copa America guest teams Japan and Qatar are still in contention as the last round of group stage matches begins, and som...
15:16, 06/23/2019

This week in tech history: Nintendo's N64 goes on sale in Japan At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come...
20:00, 06/23/2019

The Latest: Japan won’t send troops after tanker attacked DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 10 a.m. Japa...
10:48, 06/14/2019

Once a Miser, Japan Inc. Is Opening Its Wallet to Buy Back Shares A record wave of share buybacks by companies such as Sony, SoftBank and Nomura Holdings has cheered investors who say Japan’s bosses are finally warm...
15:00, 07/10/2019

In Kikuchi vs. Ohtani, Japan Sees Another Great Rivalry Japanese baseball fans, more than those in North America, tend to focus on specific pitcher-batter showdowns. Yusei Kikuchi and Shohei Ohtani could o...
05:48, 05/30/2019

Airbus delivers first A350 to Japan after landmark deal Airbus delivered its first A350 aircraft to Japan Air Lines on Thursday, saying the specially tailored version would start operating on Japan's busy ...
13:32, 06/13/2019

Japan Display says has not received notice about Chinese investment Apple Inc supplier Japan Display Inc on Friday said it had not received notice from a Chinese-Taiwanese consortium about a potential 80 billion yen (...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Japan wants to launch the first ever rover to visit a Martian moon In 2024, Japan wants to send a rover to one of Mars’s moons, Phobos and Deimos. Samples taken there could help us sort out how they formed and whethe...
13:48, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-S.Korea steps up efforts for U.S. help in export row with Japan * U.S. seen as an unlikely mediator in the dispute (Adds S.Korea budget announcement, S&P, comments and background, paragraphs 1-2, 3, 6, 11-18; adds...
05:48, 07/11/2019

Nissan gives Japan version of Infiniti Q50 self-driving upgrade, more hp The sporty Skyline sedan – the Japanese market version of the Infiniti Q50 – is receiving a high-tech, midcycle update with more power and true hands...
05:16, 07/16/2019

Japan 2-1 Scotland: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the game in RennesLi’s volley seals vital victory for China against South AfricaAnd feel free to email Niall or tweet ...
17:16, 06/14/2019

Uruguay fight back against Japan with help of controversial VAR call "Uruguay twice came from behind to draw 2-2 against a superb Japan side in the Copa America with the help of two questionable refereeing decisions an...
10:00, 06/21/2019

U.S., Japan may need more tools to shore up banking system: Fed's Rosengren The United States and Japan may need to shore up bank oversight to prepare for economic downturns, the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston war...
10:48, 06/21/2019

Japan and Russia accuse one another of dangerous military buildup The accusations have been leveled at a meeting between foreign and defense ministers in Tokyo. At dispute are islands both countries claim as their o...
03:16, 05/31/2019

Pentagon investigating whether Navy hid USS McCain from Trump in Japan Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said his chief of staff is investigating reports that the White House ordered the USS John McCain be hidden...
23:48, 05/30/2019

Japan's Asteroid Probe Hayabusa2 Set for Final Touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending on Wednesday for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light ...
01:48, 07/11/2019

Fourteen Injured After Japan Driverless Train Goes Wrong Way Fourteen passengers were injured after an driverless five-car train in suburban Tokyo went in the wrong direction and crashed into a buffer stop, Jap...
10:48, 06/02/2019

Trump and Japan PM Abe to play golf at president's course US President Donald Trump took visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a game of golf on Saturday. The two leaders departed the White House f...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Japan's military says pilot disorientation likely cause of F-35 crash in April Japan's air force on Monday said spatial disorientation likely caused one of its pilots to fly his F-35 stealth fighters into the Pacific Ocean in Ap...
06:16, 06/10/2019

Report: Japan's 84-year-old former empress has heart problem Reports say Japan's 84-year-old former Empress Michiko has a heart problem that needs monitoring, but can go ahead with a planned trip to the ancient...
19:48, 06/10/2019

Tiger to return to Japan at Zozo Championship in October "Tiger Woods will return to Japan for the first time since 2006 to compete in the inaugural Zozo Championship in October, the Masters champion said o...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Japan court turns down Sendai reactor lawsuit A Japanese court has denied a request from local residents to cancel regulatory approval of the No. 1 and No. 2 reactors at Kyushu Electric Power Co....
20:32, 06/17/2019

Argentina earns first World Cup point with 0-0 Japan draw A resolute Argentina held former champion Japan to a 0-0 draw Monday in their opening Group D match at the Women's World Cup    ...
21:48, 06/10/2019

Quake shakes NW Japan, causes 21 injuries and minor damage A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan, causing minor injuries to 21 people and a brief evacuation of coastal homes until the risk of a tsun...
06:16, 06/19/2019

Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake In Japan Triggers Tsunami, 16 Injured A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Japan, sparking a tsunami advisory that was later lifted with no reports Wednesday of major damage and only ...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Japan's samurai swordsmiths cling to a centuries-old craft At Fusahiro Shimojima's workshop, in the industrial city of Saitama, fires rage in small pits and an earthen floor absorbs the din of hammering. The ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

From kawaii to fairy kei: fashion goes beyond the kimono at Hyper Japan Now in its tenth year, the three-day festival is a place for J-fashion enthusiasts to socialise, show off their outfits and get inspiration for futur...
14:16, 07/12/2019

Lighthizer aims for trade deal with Japan in a few months U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Thursday that he expected to work out a trade deal with Japan within a few months, and warned that t...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Argentina v Japan: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from 5pm BST matchWomen’s World Cup team guides: Argentina and JapanFeel free to email Jacob or to tweet: @JacobSteinberg...
17:48, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Japan's military says pilot vertigo likely cause of F-35 crash Japan's air force said on Monday "spatial disorientation" likely caused one of its pilots to fly his F-35 stealth fighters into the Pacific Ocean in ...
11:32, 06/10/2019

Japan’s bare detention center holds many without convictions TOKYO (AP) — With its bare cells, the Tokyo Detention House looks much like a high-security prison, but those who get incarcerated here, including fo...
13:16, 06/10/2019

Report: Japan’s 84-year-old former empress has heart problem Reports say Japan’s 84-year-old former Empress Michiko has a heart problem that needs monitoring, but can go ahead with a planned trip to the ancient...
16:48, 06/10/2019

Tsunami Warning Issued in Japan After Powerful Earthquake (TOKYO) — A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan late Tuesday, prompting officials to issue a tsunami warning along the coast which wa...
19:32, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Japan's SoftBank invests $1 bln in delivery app Rappi Japan's SoftBank will invest $1 billion in Colombian delivery app Rappi, marking the first move by its newly created Innovation Fund for Latin Americ...
00:16, 05/01/2019

Japan's SoftBank invests $1 billion in delivery app Rappi Japan's SoftBank will invest $1 billion in Colombian delivery app Rappi, marking the first move by its newly created Innovation Fund for Latin Americ...
01:48, 05/01/2019

Earthquake rocks Japan, triggering fears of tsunami A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region.   ...
20:16, 06/18/2019

In Japan, It’s a Riveting TV Plot: Can a Worker Go Home on Time? On this show, a 30-something project manager in the famously overworked nation wants nothing more than to get out of the office and into her favorite...
21:32, 06/18/2019

Japan PM Abe to meet Iran's Khamenei, Rouhani this week Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani on a visit this week that aims at easi...
08:16, 06/11/2019

Japan protests Chinese activity near disputed islands TOKYO (AP) — Japan is protesting what is says was an unauthorized Chinese maritime survey within its economic waters near disputed East China Sea isl...
14:16, 06/17/2019

Japan PM to visit Iran in effort to mediate tension with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Iran in an effort to reduce tensions between Tehran and Was...
16:00, 06/06/2019

Outteridge skippers Japan to 3 straight wins in SailGP SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nathan Outteridge skippered Japan to three straight victories on San Francisco Bay on Saturday when the fledgling SailGP league ...
03:48, 05/05/2019

High Heels "Necessary" In Workplaces, Says Japan Minister After Petition Japan's health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is "necessary and appropriate" a...
23:16, 06/05/2019

Japan To Invest Rs 13,000 Crore In Infrastructure Projects In Northeast Japan has decided to invest Rs 13,000 crore (205.784 billion Yen) in several ongoing and new projects in the Northeast, an official statement said on...
02:16, 06/15/2019

High heels at work are necessary, says Japan's labour minister Ministry responds to #KuToo petition calling for end to women having to wear heels at workJapan’s health and labour minister has defended workplaces ...
18:00, 06/05/2019

| Japan's asteroid probe Hayabusa2 set for final touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolut...
13:48, 07/11/2019

Rugby World Cup committee warns Japan not to run out of beer Issue was raised as part of briefing sessions in cities tipped to deal with the largest influx of international visitorsIt’s the stuff of nightmares ...
10:00, 05/06/2019

Japan's Abe and Trump to discuss North Korea on Monday: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump are set to talk by telephone on Monday and discuss projectiles fired by North Kore...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Japan's Noodle Slurping Noises Disturb Tourists, It Seems When I first moved to Japan at the turn of the century, I was told that noodle lovers need not fret about making slurping sounds while eating. Among ...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Some Japan aluminium buyers agree Q3 premiums at $108/T, up 3% on qtr -sources Some Japanese aluminium buyers have agreed to pay a premium of $108 per tonne for shipments in July to September, up 3% from the current quarter, ami...
12:48, 06/12/2019

No defensive mindset from Japan in opening draw: coach Japan coach Asako Takakura was adamant that her side never set up to be defensive against any opponent, despite a goalless draw with lowly-ranked Arg...
17:32, 06/11/2019

Putin says Japan's military cooperation with U.S. is source of concern President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia had concerns about Japan's military cooperation with the United States, but respected Tokyo's r...
15:48, 06/06/2019

England beats Japan 2-0 to clinch top spot in Group D NICE, France (AP) — England remained undefeated at the Women’s World Cup and clinched the top spot in its group with a 2-0 victory over Japan o...
23:16, 06/19/2019

Tokyo Olympic CEO reminds all: Cannabis is banned in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of the world. But the chief executive of next year’s Tokyo Olympics has reminded potenti...
09:16, 06/11/2019

Naruhito pledges to 'always think of the people' while taking Japan's throne Japan celebrated their new emperor as symbols of power officially passed to Naruhito after his father's three-decade rule. In his speech, Naruhito pl...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Japan 0-2 England: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened Ellen White scored twice as England secured top spot in Group D with three wins from their three games 10.26pm BST Related: Georgia Stanway and Rach...
01:32, 06/20/2019

Previously Japan-Only Iwata Asks Is Being Translated Into English While Nintendo has an archive section where fans can revisit old instalments of the popular Iwata Asks series, not every Q&A the former Nintendo ...
04:48, 07/12/2019

Kremlin says idea of Putin-Trump meeting at G20 in Japan up in air The Kremlin said on Tuesday that an idea for U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet at a meeting of the G20 in Japa...
15:16, 06/11/2019

High Heels at Work Are ‘Necessary,’ Says Japan’s Labor Minister Japan’s health and labor minister said Wednesday that it is “necessary” for companies to make women wear high heels at work, the BB...
10:00, 06/06/2019

Japan PM Abe: Agree with Trump that North Korea must denuclearize Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed completely on the need for North Korea to promptly denucle...
17:16, 05/06/2019

Russia protests over G20 map it says showed disputed islands as Japan's Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a formal diplomatic protest to Japan after accusing Tokyo of circulating a map at its G20 summit show...
16:16, 07/04/2019

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History: QuickTake Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the ...
11:16, 07/01/2019

'Kimono is not underwear': Kardashian shapewear irks Japan Japanese took to social media on Thursday to protest against a new line of underwear developed by U.S. celebrity Kim Kardashian named "Kimono", with ...
17:00, 06/27/2019

Japan companies aim to boost productivity by hiring non-smokers A growing number of Japan-based businesses taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by goi...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Ships set off in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than 30 years Five small ships sailed out of harbor on Monday in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than three decades, a move that has aroused global con...
09:16, 07/01/2019

After 30 years, Japan prepares to resume commercial whaling Fishermen in remote Pacific port plan to depart for hunt on Monday, despite global outcryOn Monday morning, after a short ceremony to pray for a boun...
05:48, 06/28/2019

Stamp to honor WWII battleship where Japan surrendered KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service will issue a stamp honoring the famous World War II battleship the USS Missouri that was the site of ...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Japan PM Abe says determined to show world strong alliance with U.S. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump will discuss North Korea, U.S.-Japan economic issues and next month's Group of 20 summit, t...
07:16, 05/27/2019

Japan to add IT, telecom sectors to foreign ownership restriction Japan's government said on Monday it will add from August the information-technology and telecommunication sectors to a list of industries for which ...
07:00, 05/27/2019

Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah gets Japan nod at cost of $305,800 A Japanese government panel approved Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah at a price of 33.5 million yen ($305,800) on Wednesday, marking the entry of ...
05:48, 05/15/2019

In Japan, the business of watching whales is far larger than hunting them People packed the decks of the Japanese whale-watching boat, screaming in joy as a pod of orcas put on a show: splashing tails at each other, rolling...
05:00, 07/09/2019

Keywords expands game development outsourcing in Japan Keywords has more than 6,000 employees, and it recently added 45 more with the acquisition of Wizcorp, an engineering services company in Japan.Read ...
19:16, 05/12/2019

The Latest: Trump is in Japan to meet with world leaders OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan for the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 5:47 a.m. President Don...
13:32, 06/27/2019

Japan's Nikkei dips as U.S.-China tensions escalate Japan's Nikkei share average dipped on Friday as escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms weighed on invest...
10:16, 05/24/2019

Heavy rain in Japan forces over 1 million to evacuate Heavy rain has continued in southern Japan since Friday, killing an elderly woman in a mudslide in Kagoshima. The rain also has flooded dozens of hom...
17:48, 07/03/2019

Vladimir Putin to meet Theresa May at G20 summit in Japan Russian president seeks improved relations between his nation and BritainVladimir Putin will meet Theresa May at this week’s G20 summit in Japan with...
22:48, 06/26/2019

PM In Japan For G20 Summit, All Eyes On Talks With Trump: 10 Points Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Japan early this morning for the G20 summit on the sidelines of which he will attend several key meetings with...
05:00, 06/27/2019

At Least 16 People, Including 13 Children, Are Stabbed at Bus Stop in Japan At least two of the victims had life-threatening injuries. NHK, the public broadcaster, reported that all the children were girls between the ages of...
04:32, 05/28/2019

Trump renews criticism of Japan-US alliance before G20 summit U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of the U.S.-Japan security alliance, the linchpin of Tokyo's security policies, ahead of talks with...
05:16, 06/27/2019

Japan tests world's fastest bullet train Japan has started testing its fastest-ever bullet train -- capable of reaching 400 kilometers per hour (249 mph) -- as it continues to develop the re...
04:48, 05/11/2019

Trump awards ‘President’s Cup’ at sumo match in Japan President Trump is accustomed to congratulating sports stars in the United States. But no president before him has ever presented a championship trop...
13:48, 05/26/2019

PM Modi Addresses Indian Community In Japan: Top Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Japan to attend the G20 summit, addressed the Indian community in Japan's Kobe today amid "Modi Modi" chants....
13:32, 06/27/2019

Japan PM Abe calls for strong G20 message on free trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday urged leaders from the Group of 20 major economies to deliver a strong message to support "free, fair an...
07:16, 06/28/2019

‘Drunk’ Japan lawmaker apologizes after urging war against Russia Friction between Japan and Russia is rising after a Japanese lawmaker urged other politicians to declare war against Russia to "regain" the Kuril Isl...
15:00, 05/15/2019