Stories By Michiyo Ishida
126 Nov 2015 Thu
Sushi chefs from around the world competed in the final showdown of the Global Sushi Challenge in Tokyo, with Singapore representative Damien Tan King Meng finishing as runner-up.
224 Nov 2015 Tue
Japan's population, which peaked in 2008 at roughly 128 million, is forecast to halve by 2100.
319 Nov 2015 Thu
The relationship between Japan and ASEAN has transformed over the years and is encountering new challenges.
407 Nov 2015 Sat
Japan's special envoy to Myanmar, who has been pushing for national reconciliation in the Southeast Asian nation, says he is hoping for a free and fair election this Sunday (Nov 8).
502 Nov 2015 Mon
One of the technologies highlighted at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show is driverless cars. Industry leaders say they can reduce road accidents and congestion.
602 Nov 2015 Mon
A landmark meeting between South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took place in Seoul amid hopes that this would allow them to move beyond a bitter wartime history that has haunted both sides.
730 Oct 2015 Fri
Besides free energy, Chiba - which is leading the way in Japan's rethinking of its power sources - is also taking advantage of the abundance of iodine in the Pacific waters.
820 Oct 2015 Tue
As a rising China dominates headlines in Northeast Asia, researchers say the survey hopes to achieve a better understanding and open conversations on the relevant issues.
914 Oct 2015 Wed
Japan aims to resume nuclear power in more parts of the country, and those opposed to nuclear power are not giving up on their push to stop this restart.
1012 Oct 2015 Mon
With Japan's population ageing faster than any other, companies are innovating to create both high- and low-tech products for consumers.