Japan's new era name will be revealed on April 1st, allowing just weeks to prepare for the change. Why was the timing of the announcement so controversial?
Japan's consumers have been relatively slow to adopt cashless payments - but competition among firms hoping for a slice of the market has never been hotter.
The Trump Administration's possible withdrawal from the Intermediate Nuclear Forces treaty would have a major impact on Japan's security and U.S. alliance.
On the last day of work before the government officially broke for the New Year’s holiday week, Japan’s Ministry of Defense released a video recorded last week aboard a Japan...
Japan's computer illiterate cybersecurity minister has been widely ridiculed - but is only the latest in a long line of underqualified government ministers.
The short answer to the question of what the U.S. midterm elections mean for Japan is “very little.” This might seem surprising given the amount of attention Japanese news devoted...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with his Japanese counterpart, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on October 28-29 for the annual India-Japan bilateral summit. That the India-Japan relationship has expanded significantly...
Japan withdrew from South Korea's International Fleet Review after a dispute over flags - which belies good progress in the nations' security ties.
Japan's long-serving Prime Minister visits China for the first time this month - as U.S.-China relations nosedive, can Japan and China repair their ties?
Rail privatization is controversial elsewhere, but many of Japan's privatized JR operators are profitable and efficient. What did they do differently?