Japan is looking at traditional lifestyles that have been around for centuries to find ways to cut carbon dioxide discharge. In Onta, in the northern part of Kyushu island, villagers are living without electricity, but are still creating beautiful works of art.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is on a drive to re-kindle the economy. Part of his plan is to attract more foreign investment and to support startups.
Japan has the world's highest ratio of elderly people among its population, and this segment is growing so fast that businesses are turning their research and development to this sector. One company is walking in their shoes to understand how they live.
Japan's main opposition Democratic Party on Thursday elected a former cabinet minister as its first female leader on Thursday, following a last-minute hiccup when she was found to hold dual citizenship in violation of Japanese law.
Three lawmakers Ms Rehno, Mr Seiji Maehara and Mr Yuichiro Tamaki are vying to replace Mr Katsuya Okada, as President of the Democratic Party.
Some of the products Fuji Xerox is working on include a cloud service that gives information to tourists via their smartphones.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tokyo is confronting serious security challenges. Speaking at his annual address to the Japanese military, Abe strongly condemned North Korea's latest nuclear test.
Japan’s largest geothermal plant – the Hatchobaru Geothermal Power Station – is located in Oita, southern Japan. Its total output is 110,000 kilowatts, and it powers about 37,000 households.
"North Korea's carrying out of a nuclear test is absolutely unacceptable for Japan," Abe said in a statement, after Pyongyang conducted its fifth nuclear test, believed to be its most powerful to date.
Japan’s chief spokesperson of the 2020 Games says observers have been sent to study how Rio is handling the Paralympics, which are reportedly facing low ticket sales.