The government has expressed its protestation over the UN queries about citizens’ privacy in the legislation targeting conspiracies to commit terrorism.
The two countries are at odds over a group of small uninhabited islands in the East China Sea administered as the Senkakus by Japan but claimed as the Diaoyus by China.
Emperor Akihito descended the throne in 1989 after the death of Japan’s longest reigning Emperor Hirohito.
Emperor Akihito abdication: The move comes almost a year after Emperor Akihito made a rare public television address
The head of a Japanese nationalist school at the heart of a swirling political scandal said in sworn testimony in parliament on Thursday that he received a donation of 1 million yen from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s wife in her husband’s name
The two sides are likely to clinch agreements on economic cooperation in areas from medical technology to energy.
Putin told Japanese journalists that it’s difficult for him to say how big the chance is “because it depends on factors including the flexibility of our partners.”
Co-organised by US and Japan, Tatsunobu Isoda, mayor of Nagaoka, is joining his Honolulu counterpart to mark the 75 year anniversary of Pearl Harbour as friends.
Donald Trump told reporters that Softbank from Japan has agreed to put forth USD 50 billion in investing in start-up companies in America.
Inferring into the country’s deep reluctance to accept foreigners, the Tokyo High Court made a decision in little more than 10 seconds to deport Thai teenager Utinan Won.
Nissan Motor Co. is in process of testing self-driving cars that can tow vehicles on a trailer for loading on transport ships, thereby increasing efficiency and saving costs.
Japan plans to build the world’s fastest-known supercomputer in a bid to arm the country’s manufacturers with a platform for research.
No tsunami warning was issued.
The US put restrictions on the sailors on Monday to make up for the increasing criminal activities allegedly involving US military contractors.
The Nikkei lost 0.5 percent in mid-morning trade.