Authorities bolster health screenings at airports and urge companies to clamp down on business travel as throngs of Chinese tourists land in Japan wearing masks.
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The alleged ¥150 million payment from the LDP is considered unusually high, especially for an election in a nonswing district.
Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan leader Yukio Edano used parliamentary debates to go after Prime Minister Abe on allegations of cronyism over an annual taxpayer-funded cherry blossom viewing party.
An endeavor to merge the two largest opposition parties in Japan ground to a halt Tuesday, after the Democratic Party for the People failed to reach internal consensus ahead of a deadline on consolidation the previous day. "We think it's regrettable, although we believe that ...
The prime minister Monday focused his speech on foreign policy, delivering a notable change in phrasing regarding South Korea.
The Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan and the Democratic Party for the People missed a golden chance ahead of the Diet’s opening Monday, and time is running out.
While international media has focused on criticisms of the Japanese criminal justice system, domestic media outlets have been more critical of Ghosn violating bail conditions.
The 65-year-old former chairman of Nissan Motor, accused of financial wrongdoings, is expected to denounce Nissan as well as the Japanese legal system in a bid gain public sympathy.
David Bowen and his wife, Yoko, thought the worst that 2019 had to offer must have passed after Typhoon Faxai blew away part of the roof of their house in September. But in a year ripe with disasters in Japan, particularly in Chiba Prefecture, the ...
World trade continued to plunge into chaos this year, as U.S. President Donald Trump continued to petrify trading partners around the world with his unpredictable presidency. Even though the U.S. and China appear to have taken a respite from their trade war following a partial ...