The head of Japan’s Olympic Committee said he would step down, as French authorities probe his involvement in payments made before Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Summer Games.
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The government is drawing up cyber-security plans to ensure safer protections for users.
The EU-Japan free trade deal is now in effect signaling a new era in trade relations between the two.
The government is considering acquiring 80 to 100 additional state-of-the-art F-35 stealth fighters for the Air Self-Defense Force, sources said.
Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested by a Japanese special investigation team over financial irregularities.
The government says buildings with parts will still withstand severe earthquakes.
To realize Hokkaido’s post-quake rehabilitation, it is indispensable to rebuild its industries.
It is necessary to advance future-oriented diplomacy and continue improving trust in the international community, an editorial in the Yomiuri Shimbun said.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe intends to accelerate the improvement of Japan-China relations through the realization of reciprocal visits with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Fake internet news stories claiming “ninja” are in short supply trigger a flood of applications to Japan.
Japanese regulators need to do more to ensure the safety and privacy of users dealing with crypto-currency exchanges.
Japan-affiliated convenience store chains are making an aggressive push into the Chinese market, with three major chains now having about 5,500 stores in China.
Representatives of the APEC members hold a press conference following the trade ministers’ meeting in Port Moresby on Saturday but did not address concerns over protectionism.
It must be a tactic to weaken the pressure of the international community’s sanctions and make summit meetings with the United States and South Korea successful.