A powerful typhoon approached Japan, threatening to batter its capital with the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years, shutting down stores, factories and subway … Read more
A handout photo made available by NASA shows a visible image acquired from the MODIS instrument aboard NASA’s Terra Satellite of Typhoon Hagibis approaching the … Read more
A handout photo made available by the Japan Coast Guard shows Fisheries Agency patrol boat Okuni (R), which reportedly collided with a North Korean fishing … Read more
Exiting nuclear power in Japan is unrealistic, the country’s new industry minister said on Thursday, in comments that reiterated the government’s line but are at … Read more
Japan’s newly installed environment minister, Shinjiro Koizumi, wants the country to close nuclear reactors to avoid a repeat of the Fukushima catastrophe in 2011.
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More than 900,000 homes have been left without power after Typhoon Faxai made landfall near Tokyo.
With winds of up to 210km/h, Faxai is one … Read more
An estimated 12,751 people were rushed to hospitals with heat-related conditions across Japan over the week from Aug. 5 of whom 23 died, the Japanese … Read more
Petrol stations and garages in South Korea are refusing to fill up or service Japanese cars as part of a growing boycott of Japanese goods … Read more
A South Korean man died on Friday after setting himself on fire in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, police said, amid ongoing … Read more
At least 24 persons died and dozens more have been injured in a fire at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto.
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Five small ships sailed out of harbour on Monday in Japan’s first commercial whale hunt in more than three decades.
The decision has aroused global … Read more
Under pressure to stand firm against Russian election meddling, President Donald Trump insisted he has “very, very good relationship” with President Vladimir Putin … Read more
World leaders are meeting in Osaka, Japan, for a summit on Friday and Saturday of the Group of 20 (G20) big economies.
Here are the … Read more