Stories By Japan Bureau Chief Michiyo Ishida
126 Mar 2015 Thu
The plan is to set up a high-level forum for cooperation in the maritime industry along with infrastructure developments.
224 Mar 2015 Tue
Former Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama was the first Japanese VIP to sign the condolence book. He described Mr Lee as a strict prime minister. “He commended my reform aspiration. The strict prime minister showed me warm feelings. I was happy,” said Hatoyama, breaking into tears.
320 Mar 2015 Fri
Japan's government has yet to conduct a full investigation into the sarin gas attack at five Tokyo subway stations that poisoned thousands, two decades ago.
419 Mar 2015 Thu
Japan has condemned an attack on a museum in Tunisia - the assault left at least three Japanese dead. Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called it an act of terrorism.
516 Mar 2015 Mon
The S$11.1 million community centre is a gift from the people of Singapore, after the area was ravaged by tsunami in March 2011.
615 Mar 2015 Sun
Small island developing states will benefit from the course which will be held in Singapore later this year, said Foreign Affairs Minister K Shanmugam.
714 Mar 2015 Sat
Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida also thanked Singapore Foreign Affairs Minister K Shanmugan, who is in Sendai for the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, for Singapore's contribution to Japan in the aftermath of the 2011 tsunami.
811 Mar 2015 Wed
More than 18,000 people died or went missing after a tsunami hit northeastern Japan four years ago. But residents who survived and chose to leave Fukushima - the site of a nuclear disaster - have soldiered on despite having abandoned their homes.
910 Mar 2015 Tue
It has been four years since Japan's tsunami tragedy that caused the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. But many evacuees, especially farmers, have found it hard to rebuild their lives.
1009 Mar 2015 Mon
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was important to find ways to peacefully negotiate, while mentioning boundary disputes in the East China Sea and South China Sea.