A Tokyo court on Wednesday ordered the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to pay a total of ¥21.34 million in damages to a group of evacuees from the March 2011 nuclear disaster. But the ruling by the Tokyo District Court, which was the ...
The ministry will start by accepting online applications for visa renewals for employees including highly skilled professionals, university professors, and interns working under the technical trainee program.
A Tokyo court on Monday upheld a national law that forces couples to use the same surname upon marriage, rejecting claims over its unconstitutionality. The lawsuit against the central government was brought by Yoshihisa Aono, the 47-year-old president of software development firm Cybozu Inc., and ...
The case is said to be the first in which an overstayer has received special permission to stay due to a relationship with a Japanese partner of the same sex.
The record high of 2.73 million was driven by a surge in Vietnamese, Indonesians and Nepalese, the Immigration Bureau says.
About two dozen Muslim residents of Japan huddled together Tuesday afternoon outside the New Zealand Embassy in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward at a vigil for the victims of last week's mosque shootings in Christchurch. [video_embed number="1"] Participants from countries such as Bangladesh, Pakistan, Iraq and Indonesia gathered ...
Mark Karpeles gets a suspended term for data manipulation related to the scandalous disappearance of 850,000 bitcoins in 2014 but is found not guilty of embezzlement.
Residents in the area view the preparations as something happening in the background. In fact, some believe they are actually hindering the region’s recovery.
Fish processors are now trying to stem their losses by turning to foreign trainees as firms deal with a severe labor shortage in the region.
A majority of the respondents found education about disaster preparedness and related risks helpful in times of disaster.