Executives at three top Japanese companies said government’s officials had been in touch asking for investment numbers
'The fear is this crisis could escalate through miscalculation,' expert warns
The Senkakus are claimed by Japan but contested by China, which calls them the Diaoyu islands
Personal safety and security is one of the most important aspects to consider when moving abroad for work.
With the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo approaching, Japan is working on ways to make itself more tourist-friendly
High-profile suicide cases prompt calls for dramatic shift in Japan’s work culture
'It is not necessary to kill whales in order to study them': Australian Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg
The rocket fired but the second half of the launch failed due to communication problems
In Japan, 98% of adoptions are actually adult men, aged between 20-30 years old — not children.
It follows a mass bleaching event on the Great Barrier Reef last summer
A small but growing number of Japanese women are entering the male-dominated world of hunting. Photographer Thomas Peter captures them as they follow the trail of blood
Memorial remembers Korean women forced to work in frontline brothels by Japanese military during World War II as part of infamous 'comfort-woman' system
The pair's children set them up on a TV show and cried as husband Outou Katayama came clean
In a country with a word – ‘karoshi’ – for death by overwork, it’s no wonder the charms of the wild, and even not-so-wild, are a magnet for city-dwellers
Cars clogged the streets of Borehamwood, England, an outlying suburb of London, for decades. But in the mid-1990s, the town added new pedestrian-only areas to its center.
Matsuri Takahashi, 24, was working 100 hours of overtime a month before she took her life