Authorities in Seoul have cancelled the permit for a new Japanese embassy building citing construction delays, local officials said on Wednesday, with relations between South Korea and Tokyo strained by historical disputes.
Japanese Emperor Aikihito and Empress Michiko celebrated their Diamond anniversary on Wednesday, marking six decades of a marriage that helped modernise the monarchy.
Nissan Motor Co shareholders voted former chairman Carlos Ghosn out as a director on Monday, severing his last ties with the automaker.
Japan expects a limited impact from the US decision not to renew waivers previously granted on Iran oil import sanctions, the country’s trade and industry minister said on Tuesday.
A Japanese university has stopped hiring professors and teachers who light up, officials said Tuesday, as the nation steps up an anti-smoking campaign ahead of the 2020 Olympics.
Japan on Monday announced its new imperial era, which will begin next month after Emperor Akihito abdicates, will be known as “Reiwa,” a word that includes the character for “harmony.”
Japanese authorities on Monday hit former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn with a fresh charge of aggravated breach of trust, the fourth formal indictment against the auto sector tycoon.
A Japanese woman appeared in court on Wednesday after being detained at the Melbourne International Airport for attempting to smuggle 19 lizards out of the country, officials said.
Japanese prosecutors arrested ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn for a fourth time on Thursday on charges of trying to enrich himself to the tune of $5 million at the automaker’s expense,