Rarely have Maritime Self-Defense Force ships garnered this much attention. On April 30, the Izumo helicopter carrier — one of Japan's two largest and arguably most controversial naval vessels — set off for a three-month deployment and this month it conducted two quadrilateral naval exercises ...
Tokyo cites a 1965 pact that explicitly declares all compensation issues have been “settled completely and finally.”
The Defense Ministry has retrieved part of the flight data recorder from a F-35A stealth fighter that went missing last month, but it was heavily damaged and also did not include a storage device to record speed and altitude data, Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya ...
Junichiro Koizumi is regarded as the most accomplished politician of the Heisei Era, according to one survey.
Sri Lanka seeks to restore stability following one of Asia’s deadliest terrorist attacks in years.
Negotiators from Japan and the United States will meet in Washington to discuss opening the Japanese market to more American goods.
The Defense Ministry is not considering a revision to its plan to procure a total of 105 F-35A stealth fighters despite the crash Wednesday of one of the jets into the sea off Aomori Prefecture, Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said Friday. "We don't know the ...
According to Air Self-Defense Force, the incident in waters off Aomori Prefecture is the first crash involving an F-35A fighter anywhere in the world.
The portraits on the new bills will be rendered as 3D holograms, which the Finance Ministry said is a world first for currency.
The deputy land minister boasted that he helped get funds for a highway project without Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and deputy Taro Aso having to tell him to.