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The world's most rapidly aging nation wants its shrinking population to concentrate in regional urban centers. However, things aren't going as planned. [Read More]
The aim of the historic security policy shift started by Fumio Kishida's predecessor is clear: to improve Japan's ability to confront the threat posed by... [Read More]
The spate of Big Tech layoffs is a reaction to a hiring wave during the pandemic that got out of hand. But will it be... [Read More]
Some 77.9% of respondents in a poll urge Prime Minister Fumio Kishida to seek voter approval on his defense spending hike. [Read More]
U.K. Prime Minister Sunak says probe of Zahawi tax situation has been concluded; fires the Conservative Party chairman. [Read More]
The avalanche occurred on the eastern slope of 2,469-meter Mt. Hakuba Norikura near the border with Niigata Prefecture. [Read More]
A senior Philippine official said any decision to deport the suspect ultimately rests with a local court and there is a chance that an early... [Read More]
The number represents a drop from the previous week's total of 1,683 cases. [Read More]
An investigative source said that Yuki Watanabe, the suspected ringleader, may be hoping that a separate case will help him avoid deportation to Japan. [Read More]
The restart comes after China halted visas earlier this month following tough new border control rules imposed by Tokyo as Beijing ended its nationwide "zero... [Read More]
Hajime Isayama, creator of the popular Japanese manga series was given a special award at the International Comics Festival in Angouleme, France. [Read More]
Some 34% of respondents said they are willing to offer wage hikes, including companies that have already raised wages, according to the survey by Daido... [Read More]
Angela Jeffs helped the international community make sense of Japan and our place in it. [Read More]
Vodka the cat's markings make it appear like he's wearing a tux, and this cat is just elegant enough to be able to pull that... [Read More]
The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department issued warnings for 3,480 offers of "yami baito" — or shady part-time jobs — posted to Twitter in 2022, up... [Read More]
Both nations are aiming to mend ties clouded by years of mistrust and a tumultuous past, but many challenges remain. [Read More]
Although the Pentagon quickly sought to distance itself from the remarks, the latest comments from the top brass highlighted growing unease over the possibility of... [Read More]
In an apology regarding his policy secretary's conduct, Hirokazu Matsuno said that he takes the matter "very seriously" and that his "supervision and management did... [Read More]
Even as inflation cools, all signs point to continued pressure this year, especially in some of the world's most carnivorous nations. [Read More]
Japan is planning to downgrade the categorization of COVID-19 on May 8. How will that impact residents? [Read More]
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