Health & Environment
Lifestyle & Culture
Fashion & Beauty
Travel & Leisure
Family & Relationships
Food & Drink
Health & Wellness
Arts & Culture
Latest from Kyodo
Tsunekazu Takeda, 71, has been president of the Japanese Olympic committee since 2001 and is currently serving his 10th term in office.
Military source said aim is boosting Tokyo’s deterrence by extending shooting range to more than 400km as China improves its naval capabilities.
The egg laid by Guan Guan, one of two birds Beijing gave Tokyo in October, is expected to hatch in mid-April.
‘I consider what I do to be a revival band,’ says Akio Sakurai said. ‘It’s like [what Steven] Spielberg did with dinosaurs in Jurassic Park .’
Prime minister suggested a referendum could be held to decide whether the public want the country’s constitution changed to allow the new law.
‘The blasts aimed at paving the way for big vessels would affect people’s way of life and also fish in the river,’ said Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai.
Regardless of their age, nearly half the residents of two of the towns said they would never go back.
Shoddy paperwork by farmer and smuggler blamed for failure of plot to take the pricey cattle’s sperm and fertilised eggs to China.
Japan and the US have faced criticism for refusing to sign the Ocean Plastics Charter aimed at making all plastics recyclable by 2030.
Chinese firms plan to build large-scale integrated steel complexes on Mindanao Island, which has received far less foreign direct investment than Luzon Island.
About 67 per cent polled over the weekend said they will tick the ‘no’ box in this week’s non-binding referendum on moving the American base.
Deep divisions remain over a decades-old territorial dispute.
To commemorate the anniversary, known as “the Day of the Shining Star”, various cultural and sports events took place in Pyongyang.
Yuta Misaki earned his moniker by changing perceptions of aojiru vegetable juice, a bitter drink usually drunk by the elderly, into a trendy drink for young women.
The 71-year-old is alleged to have misused his position to lobby the office of then president Park Geun-hye for the establishment of a new appeals court.
It also conducts other projects such as drafting simple contracts for the mentally disabled as part of its welfare service
Otsu, in western Japan, will run an AI analysis of 9,000 cases of bullying in primary and secondary schools over the six years through fiscal 2018
Tokyo’s objection follows high-level talks in Beijing about planned visit to Japan by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Many foreign nationals are working in Japan under the country’s technical intern programme, which has been criticised as exploitative
Endo, 40, is suspected of stealing 70 pairs of shoes worth nearly US$3,000 over a 13-month period
The country has been under military rule since a coup in 2014 toppled a Pheu Thai-led civilian government following a period of political instability
Japanese pushback reveals anxiety about ‘increasing closeness between North Korea, China and Russia’
Letter writer said they would sell the poisoned drugs unless they were given millions of won worth of bitcoin.
Current laws are restricted to unauthorised downloading of videos and music
South Korea’s military has warned of “strong countermeasures” if Japan does not stop flying close to its warships.
The financial dispute involving Kei Komuro’s educational expenses had forced his marriage to Princess Mako be delayed.
About 67 million people in Japan use T Cards and personal information given to authorities includes names, birth dates, and phone numbers.
Nonaka enjoyed relaxing in hot springs, reading newspapers, eating cake and watching sumo on television, his family said.
Potential newcomers to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership include Thailand, Britain and Taiwan
Copyright © 2019 South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved.