Stories By Michiyo Ishida
131 Aug 2015 Mon
Investors in Japan were closely watching delayed earnings from Toshiba, which could show the company has suffered major losses.
228 Aug 2015 Fri
Japan has kicked off the "World Assembly for Women" conference, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledging to shake up a corporate culture at home that discriminates against female workers.
312 Aug 2015 Wed
Japan’s second largest city of Osaka is in a celebratory mood this year, commemorating 400 years of events that shaped the metropolis.
407 Aug 2015 Fri
Visitors were able to have a taste of the Singapore Sling, among other activities at a hotel in Osaka to mark SG50.
507 Aug 2015 Fri
Customised tours in water buses and small boats on rivers running through the Japanese capital are gaining popularity, and most of those who take the tours are residents looking to rediscover the city.
606 Aug 2015 Thu
This year's event marking the 70th anniversary of the 1945 atomic bomb attack is expected to draw participants from more countries around the world than ever before.
731 Jul 2015 Fri
Japanese retailers are in a bit of a sweet spot with Chinese shoppers coming en masse to Japan to take advantage of the weak yen.
829 Jul 2015 Wed
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s unpopular defence bills and the looming restart of the Sendai nuclear power plant have riled many in his country and have so dismayed a pop group that it is expressing its concerns through song.
927 Jul 2015 Mon
A former factory site in Japan is looking to reinvent itself to become a sustainable smart town.
1021 Jul 2015 Tue
Japan's cabinet has approved this year's Defence White Paper, which warns that the challenges and destabilising factors surrounding Japan are becoming more tangible and acute.