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Tokyo/Sputnik: An unidentified person has managed to sneak into the Japanese Imperial Family's Akasaka Palace and stayed there for approximately two hours, the Fuji broadcaster reported on Sunday. more
Japan plans to develop Tomahawk-like missiles with range of 1,200 miles: Reports

Tokyo/Sputnik: Japan is developing long-range missiles similar to the Tomahawk subsonic cruise missiles, the Sankei Shimbun daily reports.

Who is 'Jo Baiden'? The US President elect's Japanese connection revealed

Tokyo: As major US media houses declared Democratic candidate and former Vice President of the United States of America- Joe Biden- as the winner of the presidential election, a mayor of ...

Japan's number of newborn babies to reach record low this year

Tokyo/Xinhua: Japan's number of newborn babies in 2020 is expected to decrease to around 845,000, hitting a new record low, local media reported Saturday.

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe resigns

Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has resigned stating health reasons.

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, some Japanese say they received mysterious seed parcels from China

Tokyo: Some people in Japan have complained that they have received unsolicited mysterious seed parcels that appear to be coming from China, NHK reports.

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy launches rocket carrying UAE's Mars orbiter

Tokyo/Xinhua: Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. on Monday launched a rocket carrying a Mars orbiter developed by the United Arab Emirates.

North Korean projectiles failed to reach Japanese exclusive economic zone – Reports

Tokyo (Sputnik/UNI) The projectiles, fired by North Korea on Tuesday, have not reached the Japanese exclusive economic zone, local media reported.

Japan restaurant explosion leaves 42 hurt

Tokyo: At least 42 people were hurt when a suspected gas explosion in Sapporo city left wooden buildings housing a Japanese-style pub, a real estate agency and a clinic, collapse on Sunda ...

Japan: Explosion in restaurant leaves 41 hurt

Tokyo: At least 41 people were hurt as an explosion hit  Hiragishi district of Sapporo’s Toyohira Ward in Japan on Sunday, media reports said.