japan confesses to padding disability hiring data Japan confesses to padding disability hiring data

12:21 | 28/08/2018

The Japanese government Tuesday (Aug 28) apologised for routinely overstating the number of disabled people it employed to meet legal quotas in a "highly regrettable" ...

stunned silence in tokyo as japan dream ends Stunned silence in Tokyo as Japan dream ends

08:00 | 03/07/2018

As dawn broke in Tokyo, Japan fans had dared to believe their team was about to make World Cup history. But a few short minutes ...

us trade policy deplorable rages japan US trade policy 'deplorable', rages Japan

16:35 | 04/06/2018

US-imposed trade tariffs on its close allies could have a "grave impact" on ties and the world trading system, the Japanese government said Monday (Jun ...

uber taps into japan with first taxi hailing pilot Uber taps into Japan with first taxi-hailing pilot

08:39 | 24/05/2018

TOKYO: Uber announced Tuesday (May 22) it would start its first taxi-hailing pilot programme in Japan this summer, as it bids to break into a ...

2020 olympics could paralyse tokyos famed subway study warns 2020 Olympics could paralyse Tokyo's famed subway, study warns

15:24 | 08/05/2018

Tokyo's subway system is famed for its cleanliness and efficiency but also its carriage-busting crowds, and a crush of visitors for the 2020 Olympics could ...

mount fuji eruption could paralyse tokyo report Mount Fuji eruption could paralyse Tokyo: Report

17:59 | 01/05/2018

Japan's iconic Mount Fuji could paralyse Tokyo with ash if it erupted, choking roads and halting water supplies, according to a government disaster planning study, ...

fido funeral in japan a send off for robot dogs Fido funeral: In Japan, a send-off for robot dogs

08:49 | 27/04/2018

The robot dogs lined up in their dozens Thursday (Apr 26) in Japan were no tech fair display. They were the dearly departed being honoured ...

japan fm to voice north korea concerns in rare seoul visit Japan FM to voice North Korea concerns in rare Seoul visit

09:46 | 11/04/2018

Japan's foreign minister was in South Korea for a rare visit Wednesday (Apr 11), armed with a list of issues Tokyo wants to push onto ...

invasive beetle threatens japans famed cherry blossoms Invasive beetle threatens Japan's famed cherry blossoms

09:31 | 23/03/2018

Across Japan's capital, delicate pink and white cherry blossoms are emerging, but the famed blooms are facing a potentially mortal enemy, experts say: an invasive ...

spring comes to tokyo with first cherry blossoms Spring comes to Tokyo with first cherry blossoms

12:28 | 18/03/2018

Spring officially arrived in Tokyo on Saturday (Mar 17) as Japan's weather agency declared the start of the cherry blossom season, prompting viewers to party ...

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