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A Japanese probe took a second shot at entering the orbit of Venus on Monday, five years after it missed on the first attempt...

They dance, sing and work - all in the service of humankind. Japan is using an international robot exhibition to highlight its pioneering role...

Tokyo (dpa) - A Japanese fleet is to set sail for the Antarctic for "research whaling," the government said Monday, in defiance of an...

Japan's industrial production climbed 1.4 per cent in October from the previous month for the second straight month of rise, the government said Monday,...

Japan's consumer prices fell 0.1 per cent from a year earlier in October, dropping for a third consecutive month, as the country tried to...

Japan sunk back into recession for the second time since Shinzo Abe became prime minister three years ago, official figures showed Monday.Gross domestic product...

Tokyo (dpa) - A magnitude-7 earthquake hit one of Japan's main islands Saturday morning, the Kyodo News agency reported.The quake struck at 5:51am (2051...

Tokyo (dpa) - The Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ), Japan's first jetliner in half a century, made its maiden test flight Wednesday at an airport...

Tokyo (dpa) - Japan's industrial conglomerate Toshiba said Saturday it had sued five former executives for damages over their alleged role in an accounting...

Tokyo's Shibuya district started Thursday to issue same-sex couples with certificates that recognize their partnerships as being equivalent to marriage, but without being legally...

Tokyo (dpa) - Honda Motor said Wednesday its net profit for the July-to-September quarter rose 6.9 per cent from a year earlier to 127.7...

Tokyo (dpa) - Japan Post was listed Wednesday on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, along with two financial units, in the country's biggest privatization since...

US transportation regulators announced the largest civil penalty levied in their history Tuesday against Japanese manufacturer Takata in the wake of the company's defective...

Tokyo (dpa) - Japanese shares fell sharply Monday for the first decline in four trading days as market sentiment was undermined by weak Chinese...

South Korean President Park Geun Hye had her first bilateral meeting with Japan's Premier Shinzo Abe on Monday, amid tensions over the countries' wartime...

Leaders of South Korea, Japan and China met in Seoul on Sunday for their first three-way discussions in more than three years.Relations between the...

Tokyo (dpa) - The Bank of Japan Friday cut its inflation outlook for this year, moving further away from its stated target as the...

Japan's industrial production climbed 1 per cent in September from the previous month for the first rise in three months, the government said Thursday,...

The head of Volkswagen cars Herbert Diess on Wednesday apologized for the emissions-cheating scandal that has engulfed the German carmaker, in an address to...

Toyota Motor Corp said Monday it had sold nearly 7.5 million vehicles for the first nine months of 2015, overtaking embattled German carmaker Volkswagen...

Tokyo (dpa) - The approval rating for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet fell to 41 per cent as more people doubt the premier's...

Tokyo (dpa) - A nuclear reactor in south-western Japan got the go-ahead to restart from the local governor Monday, the last major step towards...

Japan's Defence Minister Gen Nakatani will travel to Vietnam in early November to discuss China's territorial claims in disputed parts of the South China...

The US regulatory agency in charge of traffic safety will look to speed up the massive recall of 19 million cars carrying defective airbags...

China's apple exporters will have to come up with new, non-controversial packaging if they want to resume sending the fruit to Vietnam, authorities said...

Tokyo (dpa) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe departed Thursday for a weeklong trip to Mongolia and five Central Asian countries to build ties...

Toyota Motor Corp said Wednesday it is recalling 6.5 million vehicles worldwide over a faulty power-window switch, which could potentially cause overheating or a...

The Praemium Imperiale, awarded annually by the Japan Art Association, is considered the Nobel Prize for art. This year it goes to German artist...

Tokyo (dpa) - Japan will remove tariffs on about 30 per cent of the agricultural products that it earlier sought to protect, to comply...

Tokyo (dpa) - Japan on Tuesday expressed regret over a prison term sought by South Korea for a Japanese journalist for alleged libel against...

Tokyo (dpa) - About 70 Japanese lawmakers offered prayers at the controversial Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo Tuesday, which has been a source of tension...

Tokyo (dpa) - Two of Asia's biggest drinks companies, Japan's Suntory Holdings Ltd and China's Tsingtao Brewery Co, are to dissolve their Chinese joint...

Tokyo (dpa) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offered a ritual offering to a controversial war-linked shrine in Tokyo Saturday, about two weeks before...

South Korean Defence Minister Han Min Koo and his Japanese counterpart Gen Nakatani will meet next week in Seoul to discuss Tokyo's controversial military...

Tokyo (dpa) - A nuclear reactor near an active volcano in Japan was put back online Thursday, the second unit to be restarted in...

A Japanese court ordered the state Thursday to pay damages to residents near a military base in western Japan due to excessive noise caused...

Tokyo (dpa) - Japanese shares plummeted Wednesday for the second straight day as market sentiment was undermined by a stronger yen and overnight losses...

Tokyo (dpa) - Japan's navy is participating in this year's joint naval exercises by India and the United States in the Indian Ocean Wednesday...

- Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi kicked off his two-day visit to Japan Tuesday, during which he will meet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Tokyo...

Tokyo (dpa) - Japan is protesting against a UN decision to add Chinese records on the Nanjing massacre of 1937 to its Memory of...

Tokyo (dpa) - One person was killed and eight injured as a powerful storm hit the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, bringing many parts...

Japan's core machinery orders fell 5.7 per cent in August from the previous month for the third straight month of decline, the government said...

Tokyo (dpa) - Thousands of residents in northern Japan were ordered to evacuate Thursday as a powerful typhoon bore down on the island of...

- A small town in south-western Japan decided Tuesday to allow the restart of a nuclear reactor despite public opposition following the country's worst...

German chefs have been trying to spice up the nation's cuisine for years now. The latest entry? A bratwurst made with Kobe beef that...

Japan's unemployment rate nudged up to 3.4 per cent in August compared to last year, official figures showed Friday, as the government struggles to...

Confidence among large Japanese manufacturers fell in September for the first time since December amid slow economic growth in China, a closely watched central...

Tokyo (dpa) - The nuclear-powered US aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan was deployed Thursday at a US naval base in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo.The...

as sentiment was lifted by gains in other Asian markets and investors picked up cheaper stocks after recent losses.The benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average...

Japan's industrial production fell for the second consecutive month in August, contracting by a seasonally adjusted 0.5 per cent, the government said Wednesday.The figure,...