Stories By Michiyo Ishida
121 May 2015 Thu
Speaking in Tokyo at the annual Nikkei "Future of Asia" Conference on Thursday (May 21), Singapore's Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong touched on the hurdles to building trust in the region.
220 May 2015 Wed
Japanese international Yoshinori Muto is concerned that a move to Premier League champions Chelsea may see him warming the bench at the London club.
314 May 2015 Thu
The cabinet under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe approved on Thursday (May 14) draft security bills that seek to expand the scope of Japan's military activities beyond its territory for the first time since World War Two.
412 May 2015 Tue
Companies and care homes in Japan are finding new ways to feed the country's elderly population well.
501 May 2015 Fri
Thousands of union workers gathered on May Day to march through the streets of Tokyo, demanding more pay and better working conditions.
627 Apr 2015 Mon
Japan's biggest camera makers are scrambling to reinvent themselves due to competition from smartphones - many of which are beginning to use top-of-the-line imaging sensors too.
727 Apr 2015 Mon
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's week-long visit to the US will include a summit meeting with President Barack Obama, a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, and meetings with business and government leaders on both coasts.
824 Apr 2015 Fri
As the Apple Watch goes on sale worldwide, Japanese watchmakers try to stay ahead of the predicted demand for such wearables by revamping their timepieces.
923 Apr 2015 Thu
More people are taking and sharing photos than before but not with traditional cameras, forcing Japan’s biggest camera makers to reinvent themselves.
1022 Apr 2015 Wed
A district court has rejected the bid by residents in Kagoshima to block the reopening of the Sendai plant.