Stories By Michiyo Ishida
130 Jun 2016 Thu
Japan's National Cancer Center released the country's very first data on cancer patients on Wednesday (Jun 29) and it highlighted the most common types of cancers and where they are most prevalent.
201 Jun 2016 Wed
As part of Mediacorp's annual Saving Gaia effort, Channel NewsAsia Japan Bureau Chief Michiyo Ishida checks out some cutting-edge technology at a recycling plant in Hyogo Prefecture.
327 May 2016 Fri
Barack Obama will offer a tribute on Friday at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in the first-ever visit by a sitting US President.
428 Apr 2016 Thu
The issue of maritime disputes is one topic that will be discussed by Fumio Kishida at the bilateral talks.
527 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.
626 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.
726 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.
810 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.
926 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.
1014 Feb 2016 Sun
As Valentine's Day approaches, retailers have noticed that customers are no longer just presenting gifts to just their significant others.