Set to host Olympics in 2020, lack of fluency in English is a collective concern of govt, citizens.
The damage in a mountainous area that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics was worse than initially thought.
Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority said no abnormalities were reported at three nuclear power plants in the affected areas.
The decision to push ahead with April’s increase in the sales tax, has been judged a miscalculation by some of Abe’s advisers.
Here are some implications for the global economy and for Japan following the unexpectedly dismal GDP report.
The spat between China and Japan over uninhabited East China Sea islands raised concerns of a military confrontation between the two.
A joint working group has been constituted to look into the proposals made by the Japanese delegation.
Political funding scandals are a chronic problem in Japan and key factor behind the revolving-door politics of recent decades.
At least 35 people have been reported injured in Okinawa and Kyushu.
More than 50 people died when Mount Ontake, a popular hiking destination in central Japan, erupted without warning on Sept. 27
The Shinkansen gave a boost to train travel in Europe, Asia when the rise of the automobile and the airplane threated to eclipse it.
Hundreds of people were on the slopes of the volcano as rocks, ash and smoke poured from the fractured crater.
On Monday morning, eight bodies — both men and women — were airlifted from the mountain.
The victims have been described as not breathing and their hearts have stopped.
Obama’s strategy on the IS is flawed, shows no lesson has been learned.