Japan Coast Guard officials said that two Chinese government ships have entered Japan's territorial waters near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. The officials said the ships entered waters off Uotsuri Island on Tuesday morning. They ..
Neasa Ronayne plans to visit Japan for the first time this year. She has paid more than £3,500 ($4,390) for a 16-day tour, as under the country's Covid-19 restrictions she is not allowed to roam around on her own. But Ms Ronayne, who ..
Researchers discovered "amino acids and other organic matter" in dust from the asteroid Ryugu, adding weight to a theory that life on Earth was brought from outer space. Asteroid dust collected by a Japanese space probe contains organic ..
Neymar's penalty 13 minutes from time earned Brazil a 1-0 win over fellow World Cup qualifiers Japan at Tokyo's National Stadium on Monday as the Paris St Germain striker moved to within three goals of Pele's all-time national scoring rec..
Japan recorded a record low number of births in 2021, prompting the biggest ever natural decline in the population, government data showed on Friday. There were 811,604 births last year, the fewest in health ministry data going back to 1899. Death..
Here are few things you should know about Japanese culture. It’s rude to eat or drink while walking it isn’t considered quite as rude as it used to be, eating or drinking while walking is still looked upon as poor manners...
A Japanese woman officially certified as the world's oldest person has died aged 119. Kane Tanaka was born in 1903, the same year as George Orwell, at a time when Japan was emerging as a global power. She got married a century ago, and had ..
An experimental treatment from Shionogi & Co Ltd (4507.T) has shown rapid clearance of the virus that causes COVID-19, according to new data, the Japanese drug maker said on Sunday. The pill, S-217622, "demonstrated rapid cleara..
Ten people found so far from a Japanese tour boat missing off the country's northern coast have been confirmed dead, the coast guard said on Sunday. The boat went missing on Saturday with 26 people on board during a cruise off the main norther..