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The new administration appears to be hurrying to develop a list of achievements with the next general election looming in less than a year.
Struggling to improve its fiscal condition, Tokyo is wary that Washington will pressure it to significantly increase its contribution to host American troops in Japan.
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga sent a ritual offering Saturday to Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine, seen by Japan's Asian neighbors as a symbol of its past militarism.
Takaaki Kajita said they discussed "the future of the council" but Suga did not provide an explanation for why he refused to appoint the nominees ...
As of September this year, the stored water totaled 1.23 million tons and continues to grow.
There are some 30,000 sufferers of pigmentary retinal degeneration in Japan and no known treatment, but Kobe City Eye Hospital is working to change that.
Tokyo opposed the nuclear ban pact along with the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council, which are all nuclear powers.
Residents who were forced to leave their homes are encountering barriers stopping them from tearing them down.
Gamagori in Aichi Prefecture is putting young people through a training program of up to three years to get them on the seas in their ...
The Okinawa Defense Bureau has been unable to acquire 0.6 hectares of the site due to a dispute between a company and individuals who both ...
Many are keen to see how Japan’s new leader will embody his vision for diplomacy in one of the world’s most critical geopolitical arenas.
Tokyo has said it will take its own steps to respond in cases where there is concern over security issues, according to a newspaper report.
The visit, the first by a Russian government official since Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga took office, is expected to draw backlash from Tokyo.
The figure was down 100 from the previous day, with people in their 20s making up the largest section of those infected.
Currently, 159 countries and regions are subject to alerts warning against all travel.
"We hope to use the data … to support the compilation of measures against the novel coronavirus," said Professor Akiyoshi Iida, who led the study.
The first round of the talks to replace the current deal, which expires in March, was held by videoconference between defense officials and is expected ...
The move comes despite widespread concerns from within the nation and from overseas.
Campaigners hope a law can be enacted next year, when the country is to host the Olympics and will be the focus of international attention.
Japan plans to conduct a wildlife survey this year of the Senkakus, a group of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea under its control ...