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    US, Japan duo win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 12:05am on October 02, 2018

    Two immunologists, James Allison of the US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan, won the 2018 Nobel Medicine Prize for research into how the body’s natural...

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    Restrain China to protect freedom of navigation: Japanese prof

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2018

    China needed to be restrained to protect ‘freedom of navigation’ in the ocean, commented a visiting Japanese law professor who was delivering a lecture at...

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    Japan woman held over keeping baby body in locker 'for years'

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:46pm on September 25, 2018

    Tokyo police said Tuesday they had arrested a 49-year-old woman suspected of dumping a stillborn baby's body in a coin locker, amid reports she had...

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    Sun-powered golden sandwich boosts energy

    Tim Radford | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    JAPANESE scientists have developed a sun-powered golden sandwich: an experimental solar panel that they claim could be up to 11 times more effective than most...

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    Japan mulls bilateral trade deal with US

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Japan is mulling a bilateral trade agreement with the United States that would lower tariffs on US agriculture imports in exchange for avoiding higher tariffs...

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    Japan hit by another cryptocurrency heist, $60m stolen

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:05am on September 21, 2018

    Japanese cryptocurrency firm Tech Bureau Corp said about $60 million in digital currencies were stolen from its exchange, highlighting the industry’s vulnerability despite recent efforts...

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    Grameen Nippon established to create poverty-free Japan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on September 19, 2018

    Grameen Nippon, the Japanese version of Grameen Bank, was launched with the aim to reduce economic gap in Japanese societies....

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    Japanese traditional music presented

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 05:59pm on September 14, 2018

    Japanese artiste Sumie Kaneko entertained the audience presenting traditional Japanese songs and music at a show held on Thursday at...

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    Japan celebrates Osaka's ground-breaking triumph

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:38pm on September 09, 2018

    Japan celebrated Naomi Osaka's victory over Serena Williams in the US Open final, with fans putting her stunning success down to a steely focus and...

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    Death toll from Japan's Hokkaido doubles to 16

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 10:36am on September 07, 2018

    The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rattled the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido doubled to at least 16, prime minister Shinzo Abe said...