Japan prosecutors seek to question ex-PM Abe on spending scandal: media
Japanese prosecutors are seeking to question former prime minister Shinzo Abe over a scandal involving the cost of events held for his supporters, local media said Thursday.
Japan on 'maximum alert' after record virus cases
Japan is on "maximum alert" after logging a record number of daily coronavirus infections, its prime minister said Thursday, though no immediate restrictions are planned.
Japan to release treated Fukushima water into sea
Japan will release more than a million tonnes of treated radioactive water from the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea in a decades-long operation, reports said Friday, despite strong opposition from local fishermen.
Yoshihide Suga named Japan's new prime minister
Yoshihide Suga became Japan's new prime minister on Wednesday, with the former chief cabinet secretary expected to stick closely to policies championed by Shinzo Abe during his record-breaking tenure.
Osaka's third Grand Slam, anti-racism stand, hailed in Japan
Naomi Osaka's victory in the US Open was hailed Sunday by media and officials in Japan who broadly welcomed her campaigning for victims of racial injustice and against police brutality. Public broadcaster NHK broke into its regular news programme to flash the news of the 22-year-old's latest Grand Slam triumph, after she beat Victoria Azarenka…
Ex-olympian, Chioma Ajunwa splashes COVID-19 relief package on athletes
• 18 Nigerians On Scholarship Programmes In Japan Atlanta ’96 Olympics gold medallist, Chioma Ajunwa-Opara, yesterday doled out various items to police officers who are into various sporting activities as part of measures to cushion the effect of COVID-19 Pandemics. Ajunwa, a top police officer, is the first and only Nigerian woman to compete as…
Typhoon hits South Korea after triggering landslides in Japan
A powerful typhoon lashed South Korea on Monday after smashing into southern Japan with record winds and heavy rains that left up to eight people dead or missing.
Powerful typhoon slams Japan with violent winds, heavy rain
A powerful typhoon began to lash southern Japan on Sunday, with officials warning it could bring record rainfall..