Abe vows to tweak Japan's pacifist constitution after party vote win
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is widely expected to win his ruling party's leadership election Thursday, setting him on course to become Japan's longest-serving premier.
Japan's Osaka has 'no regrets' over chaotic US Open final
Japan's Naomi Osaka has refused to criticise Serena Williams after her historic US Open victory was overshadowed by the American's furious row with the chair umpire.
Pope Francis intends to visit Japan in 2019
Pope Francis announced on Wednesday he intends to visit Japan in 2019, becoming the first pontiff to do so since John Paul II.
Japan's Abe expresses support for better Trump-Kim ties
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday voiced support for the rapprochement between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, a Japanese diplomat said, as Washington considers the possibility of a new summit with North Korea's leader.
Coping with effects of climate change!
The 2018 summer heat wave that has pushed temperatures above 40C across Europe, Japan and the Korean Peninsula has rekindled fears over what a worsening global warming portends for humanity and the environment. Soaring temperatures, arguably, occasioned by climate change, which has been a subject of intense debate for sometime could unleash havoc on peoples’…
Japan resilient, but climate change making disasters worse: experts
Record typhoons, biblical floods, heatwaves, landslides and earthquakes: this summer, Japan really has seen it all and images of the destruction caused have been beamed around the world.
Japan cancels friendly with Chile after earthquake
Japan has cancelled Friday’s international friendly with Chile scheduled to be played at the Sapporo Dome after a powerful earthquake struck the northern island of Hokkaido on Thursday, the country’s soccer federation said.
Japan evacuates major airport after typhoon wreaks havoc
A major airport that was cut off when a huge typhoon smashed through its sole access road was being evacuated Wednesday, as Japan grappled with devastation caused by its most powerful storm in a quarter of a century.
Strongest typhoon in quarter century batters Japan
The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years made landfall Tuesday, with more than a million people urged to evacuate as the storm battered the country's west with violent winds and heavy rainfall.