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  1. FILE PHOTO: Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talks with his party's lawmaker Shinjiro Ko

    Commentary: When it comes to climate change, Japan’s leaders need to walk the talk

    Despite lofty rhetoric, Shinzo Abe and his government are not doing enough to cut emissions and a reliance on fossil fuel, says Daniel Hurst.
  2. The 25-year-old swept to the Olympic title in the 400 metres individual medley four years ago before

    Swimming: Japan's Hagino eyes Tokyo gold after Olympic hangover

    Japan's Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino admits he was swimming "slower than the women" during a rut after Rio, but has backed himself to win gold ...
  3. A former Japanese postman reportedly had 24,000 items of undelivered mail in his home from as far

    Failure to deliver: Japan mailman hoarded post for years

    A former Japanese postman faces possible charges after police discovered he stockpiled a mountain of mail at his home, reportedly saying it was ...
  4. Toshiyuki Jikko of Sakai's famous knife-making company Jikko

    In Japan’s city of knives, he keeps a family tradition on the cutting edge

    Toshiyuki Jikko is a fourth-generation knife craftsman running his family’s business in Sakai – a dream he’s had since he was a child.
  5. An illustration photo of Bitcoin (virtual currency) coins are seen at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris

    Central bank digital currencies: Moving towards reality?

    Central banks are looking at creating their own digital currencies - a stark contrast to the ethos of cryptocurrencies that seek to subvert ...
  6. Athletes pose with official uniforms for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic opening ceremonies during

    Red for the sun, Japan unveils athlete uniforms for Tokyo Olympics

    The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) on Thursday unveiled athlete uniforms for the Olympic and Paralympic opening ceremonies this summer, with red ...
  7. Carlos Ghosn says he was questioned eight hours a day in Japan

    Japan prosecutors hit back at Ghosn's '8 hours of questions' claim

    Japanese prosecutors hit back Thursday at claims made by fugitive former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn that he was interrogated for "up to eight hours ...