A shift in international attention to the war between Palestinian militant group Hamas and Israel in Gaza has played into Russia’s hands, according to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
While Line app owner LY Corp has flagged the data breach, it has reassured that the information hacked does not include bank account and credit card records, or chat messages.
Private-sector workers used more of their paid leave in 2022, 62.1 per cent on average, but the government still has a considerable way to go if it hopes to achieve its goal of 70 per cent or more by 2025.
The noisy deers called Reeves’ muntjacs have been keeping residents on one of the Izu Islands awake at night.
The syndicate allegedly impersonated bank staff and told victims there were problems with their accounts, requesting they transfer funds to another account provided by the scammers.
The two-time Olympic champion is ending his marriage only three months after it was publicised, blaming unauthorised coverage attempts by various outlets.
Tokyo and Washington will expand availability of advanced chips, but will prevent cutting-edge technologies from being used to threaten global peace and security.
Robots equipped with artificial intelligence are being used to harvest crops with promising results
Japan requires women to be in a heterosexual marriage to access IVF, leading some in same-sex relationships to travel overseas to receive the treatment.
Japan and the Philippines have been seeking to boost trilateral defence ties with the US over China’s construction of islands with military infrastructure in nearby waters.
Daniel Kritenbrink said that Blinken’s planned talks in Tokyo, Seoul and New Delhi show Washington’s “enduring commitment to and focus on the Indo-Pacific.”
Conservative lawmakers are concerned that eliminating the requirement on genital resemblance could cause social disruption.
The ruling effectively ends the legal dispute over the roughly 50-centimetre statue of a sitting Buddhist Bodhisattva, which was stolen from a Japanese temple by South Korean thieves in 2012.
Shinji Tanimura, who died on October 8 at the age of 74, was much loved in his native Japan, as well as in Hong Kong and mainland China, where fans have taken to Weibo to mourn the singer’s passing.
Wealthy visitors to Japan looking for experiences off the beaten track are being catered to in new ways for the economic benefits they offer to regions still recovering from the economic hit of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Singapore discovers unexploded bomb during excavation work at construction site.
Chinese tourists in Japan are enjoying sushi and have brushed off concerns about the safety of Japanese seafood imports.
The hikers, aged 65-79, likely lost their way along the route leading to and from the 1,896-metre peak in Nasu, police say.
The Wasabi Company in Britain supplies 1.5 tonnes of fresh wasabi to restaurants in the UK and Europe. The CEO and his son talk about the challenges involved, and how Japanese expertise helped them.
Japan’s Crown Prince Fumihito and his wife Princess Kiko arrived in Hanoi on Wednesday for a six-day trip, their first official visit since 1999.
Mariko Takeuchi, a former nurse sentenced to hang for trafficking 3.5 kilos of methamphetamine into Malaysia in 2009, has appealed under the law allowing prisoners sentenced to death or life imprisonment to seek reduced sentences.
The Japanese PM also replaced his foreign minister on Wednesday in a reshuffle that saw a record five women enter the cabinet as he works to shore up flagging support.
‘Since I was young, I have been fascinated by cyborgs ,’ says Japanese man who has turned his home outside Tokyo into a private museum for his collection of 50 sex dolls.
A Japanese start-up is promising stunning views of Earth from above for people willing to pay US$164,000 – but rather than board a space shuttle or plane, passengers will be in a cabin held up by a helium balloon.
Young people who took the products exhibited symptoms including convulsions and disordered consciousness, Japan’s health ministry said.
A request for it to disband could be filed with the court as soon as October, and comes after an investigation of the church regarding alleged illegal donations and ‘spiritual sales’.
Many people could not get Japanese or Philippine citizenship due to their birth records being lost in WWII and saw Manila impose financial penalties, which had to be paid before any trip to Japan.
Fumio Kishida’s lunch comprised sashimi consisting of sea bass, flounder, and octopus, alongside rice harvested in Fukushima, said Yasutoshi Nishimura, Economy, Trade and Industry Minister.
Sandra Yi Sencindiver, a Korean-born American-Danish actress with Apple TV+ and Amazon credits, has a message for Denmark about diversity and the representation of East and Southeast Asian people.
Masahiro Shibaguchi of the Communist Party, and his spouse Ariel Ling-chun Liu travelled to Taiwan to register their marriage because Japan remains the only G7 nation that does not recognise same-sex marriage.