Stories By Michiyo Ishida
128 Apr 2016 Thu
The issue of maritime disputes is one topic that will be discussed by Fumio Kishida at the bilateral talks.
227 Apr 2016 Wed
During his trip to Tokyo, Singapore's Foreign Affairs Minister met Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and discussed possibilities for future bilateral cooperation, including tackling low birth rates and a shrinking workforce.
326 Apr 2016 Tue
In the next 50 years, Singapore's Foreign Affairs Minister wants to promote collaboration between the two countries on the challenges of an ageing population and low birth rates.
426 Mar 2016 Sat
Hirotada Ototake, a respected author who rose to fame in 1988 with his autobiography No One’s Perfect, has issued an apology following revelations in a tabloid magazine that he engaged in extra-marital affairs with multiple women.
518 Mar 2016 Fri
North Korea fired what appeared to be a medium-range ballistic missile into the sea on Friday, just days after leader Kim Jong-Un ordered further nuclear warhead and missile tests, South Korea's defence ministry said.
610 Mar 2016 Thu
Thousands of survivors are still living in evacuation shelters in Japan, five years after a massive earthquake unleashed a giant tsunami and triggered a nuclear meltdown in Fukushima.
726 Feb 2016 Fri
Takahama Nuclear Plant in Japan's Fukui Prefecture will restart on Friday (Feb 26), after it was closed for leaking contaminated water.
814 Feb 2016 Sun
As Valentine's Day approaches, retailers have noticed that customers are no longer just presenting gifts to just their significant others.
911 Feb 2016 Thu
Channel NewsAsia visits Japan's Oita prefecture to find out how fish for sashimi and shiitake mushrooms are farmed.
1009 Feb 2016 Tue
As consumption among the Japanese is not growing, hopes are being pinned on the boost that foreign tourists are able to give the economy at this wintry time of year.