Japan returns to work after New Year's holidays

Business Jan 4, 2018

Japan returns to work after New Year's holidays

Japan returned to work on Thursday after New Year's holidays, with politicians and corporate managers vowing to overcome challenges and people hoping for a better year. The government expects the Japanese economy to grow in fiscal 2018 at a faster pace than previously projected, and ...

The top domestic news stories of 2017

National Dec 26, 2017

The top domestic news stories of 2017

The Japan Times newsroom selected the following domestic news stories as the most important of 2017. Blast threat: An intermediate-range ballistic missile test is conducted by North Korea on May 14. | KNS / VIA KYODO 1. The tension builds: North Korea launched a spate of ...