WAZA characterized the Taiji hunt as “cruel,” and decided that none of its members should acquire dolphins in such a way.
A strong earthquake hit Japan early wednesday morning in the same region devastated by a major quake and tsunami in 2011.
The powerful Typhoon Noul that has killed 2 in Philippines is now battering the southern shores of Japan.
A zoo official said the Japanese people would feel offended if a monkey were named after Japanese princesses.
Hakone, about 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of Tokyo, attracts visitors from both Japan and overseas.
In a bizarre offer, a hotel in Tokyo has launched special “crying rooms” for women that are equipped with a selection of tear-jerking movies, eye masks and luxury tissues.
Both sides discussed how the two countries can join hands to check cyber crime, an official source said.
The government respects the decision made by the Nuclear Regulation Authority to resume plants that it considers meet safety standards: govt
The police are investigating the possibility it had crashed during a flight.
Previous visits and offerings to the controversial Yasukuni shrine have drawn sharp rebukes from China and South Korea.
The Fukui District Court ordered the operator not to restart the reactors at the plant, rejecting regulators’ safety approval for the facility.
Japan deployed a shape-shifting remote-controlled robot to to assess for the first time the radiation levels since the 2011 tsunami.
Tokyo will set a target of cutting gas emissions “by at least 20 per cent by 2030, from 2005 levels.”
Godzilla has stomped so many Japan buildings that the monster is getting appointed special resident and tourism ambassador.
In Palau, half of the estimated 16,200 war-dead are still unaccounted for more than 60 years after the search began.