Tuesday, November 22
A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's Honshu island on Tuesday, triggering tsunami waves and bringing back traumatic memories for locals of the devastating 2011 Fukushima disaster.
Monday, August 29
After two aborted test flights in as many days following a faulty air-conditioning system, Japan’s first locally built passenger jet was back for checks and fixes amid delays to a program aimed at challenging the dominance of Brazil’s Embraer SA and Canada’s Bombardier Inc.
Monday, August 08
Japan's Emperor Akihito has strongly indicated he wants to step down, saying he fears his age will make it difficult to fulfil his duties.
Monday, August 01
Tokyo elected its first female governor Sunday, picking former environment minister Yuriko Koike over a government-backed rival as the city struggles to put its preparations for the 2020 Olympics back on track.
Tuesday, July 26
A knife-wielding man broke into a facility for the disabled in a small town near Tokyo early on Tuesday and killed 19 patients as they slept, authorities said, Japan's worst mass killing in decades.
Wednesday, June 15
The governor of Tokyo has said he is standing down amid a spending scandal, Japanese media report.
Tuesday, June 07
Le Japon aura bientôt une ambassade à l’île Maurice. Le Conseil des ministres a approuvé vendredi 3 juin cette requête des autorités japonaises.
Thursday, May 26
President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima Friday is a trip more than six years in the making by a man who has sought to recognize history without being what he has called "imprisoned" by it.
Friday, April 15
Rescuers have been searching for anyone trapped under rubble after a powerful earthquake hit southern Japan.
Tuesday, March 15
Asian stocks fell on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan painted a gloomier view of the world's third-largest economy, but the yen firmed as policymakers appeared to back away from any imminent move to cut interest rates further into negative territory.