-Japan - Latest News on -Japan | Read Breaking News on Zee News
Japan cuts growth outlook as exports hit, imports rise

Japan cuts growth outlook as exports hit, imports rise

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 11:52

The cut was also "due to weak domestic demand following the consumption tax increase in April", the official said.

Yen dips as stocks rally and Ukraine tensions ease

Yen dips as stocks rally and Ukraine tensions ease

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 11:28

The losses in the Japanese unit, which is considered a safe bet in times of economic and political uncertainty, were in line with a regional stock market rally as confidence returned to trading markets.

Japanese Olympic champ is Australia`s CWG medal hope

Japanese Olympic champ is Australia`s CWG medal hope

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 17:12

A Japanese is Australia`s best medal hope in the gymnastics for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits off Japan`s northeast coast: USGS

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 02:34

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan`s northeast coast early Monday morning, the US Geological Survey said.

Japanese `artist` released after week in jail

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 14:14

A Japanese artist who distributed digital data that recreated her genitals with a 3D printer, has been released after spending a week in jail.

Japan police raid apartment of `crying politician`

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 14:21

The Japanese police raided the apartment of a provincial politician who became an Internet sensation after he was filmed crying like a toddler when confronted about his alleged misuse of public funds.

South Korea, Japan to resume `comfort women` talks

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 13:44

South Korea said it would resume suspended high-level talks with Japan next week on the sensitive issue of wartime sex slaves, despite a virtual freeze in diplomatic ties.

Japan`s child poverty hits record high

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 10:58

Japan`s child poverty rate has hit a record high, according to a government survey, prompting criticism that Tokyo wasn`t doing enough to fix the problem.

India, US, Japan to participate in Malabar naval exercise

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 09:57

In an effort to strengthen the trilateral cooperation, Japan will participate in this year`s Malabar naval exercise to be held at the end of this month, with India and the US.

Thousands seek release of `vagina artist` arrested in Japan

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 08:49

Around 20,000 people have signed a petition online urging Japanese authorities to release Megumi Igarashi, known as the "vagina artist", arrested last Saturday for distributing obscene material.

`Ninja` bus tour set to kick off in Tokyo

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 15:59

Japan`s biggest travel agency is launching a bus tour with some decidedly homegrown touches -- a flying ninja and sword-carrying samurai.

Nissan CEO: Japan female bosses goal too ambitious

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 15:06

Women make up 2.9 percent of manager-level and higher positions at Japanese companies employing 5,000 or more people.