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Missing Hokkaido boy leaves hospital, ending 10-day drama

Jun 7, 2016

Missing Hokkaido boy leaves hospital, ending 10-day drama

A 7-year-old boy who survived for nearly a week after being left by his parents on a Hokkaido mountain road was discharged from a hospital in Hakodate on Tuesday, capping a 10-day drama that captivated Japan and sparked a national conversation about child discipline. ...

Jun 7, 2016

Japan, China agree to cooperate on nuclear safety

Environment Minister Tamayo Marukawa and her Chinese counterpart, Chen Jining, have agreed to cooperate on nuclear plant safety and fight against air pollution. In contrast to Japan-China tensions over history and maritime issues, Marukawa and Chen said during a meeting Tuesday in Beijing that ...