Drone laced with radiation lands on Japan PM's office in nuclear protest, man arrested

A Japanese man has been arrested for landing a drone on the prime minister`s office with a minuscule amount of radiation in an apparent protest against the use of nuclear power, four years after the Fukushima disaster.

Korean wartime sex slave calls on Japan PM to apologise on US trip

An 88-year-old South Korean woman forced to become a sex slave in Japanese military brothels during World War Two on Friday called on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to apologise and restore her "honour" when he visits Washington next week.

Japan to put unmanned rover on moon's surface by 2018
Japan to put unmanned rover on moon's surface by 2018

Japanese space agency has announced that the nation will put an unmanned rover on the surface of the moon by 2018, joining the group of countries that have explored Earth's satellite.

Tokyo finds high levels of radiation in children's park

Authorities in the Japanese capital have cordoned off a playground where high levels of radiation were detected this week, reviving concerns about nuclear contamination four years after the Fukushima disaster.

FIFA Club World Cup returns to Japan
FIFA Club World Cup returns to Japan

The FIFA Club World Cup will return to Japan in December 2015 and 2016, three years after it last hosted the competition, FIFA announced on Thursday.

Naked nationalist stirs up Japan elections

A naked nationalist is stirring up election billboards in Japan, offering a bit of colour -- and a lot of flesh -- to get out the vote.

In US, `comfort woman` demands apology from Japan

Korean Lee Yong-Soo was forced into sexual slavery serving Japan`s imperial army. Seventy years later, with Japan`s prime minister preparing a historic address to US Congress, she demands just one thing: an apology.

After Abe-Xi meeting, 2 Japan ministers visit war shrine

Two Japanese Cabinet ministers have visited a Tokyo shrine that honors the country's war dead including convicted war criminals, a day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held brief talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Japan ministers go to Yasukuni hours after China talks

Just hours after Japan`s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sat down for his first substantial talks with China`s Xi Jinping, two of his cabinet ministers Thursday visited the war shrine that Beijing sees as a symbol of Tokyo`s violent past.

Japanese cabinet minister visits Yasukuni war shrine

A minister in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s cabinet visited the Yasukuni war shrine on Thursday in a move that risks angering China and South Korea.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe meets China's Xi Jinping in Indonesia

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of a summit in Indonesia on Wednesday, the latest sign of a thaw in relations between the Asian rivals.

First foreign bank in decades opens in Myanmar

The first foreign bank to operate in Myanmar for decades officially opened the doors of its Yangon branch Wednesday, the latest government bid to attract foreign investment in the emergent nation.

Japan launches probe into landing of drone on roof of PM's office

Japan is launching an investigation into the landing of a drone on the roof of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s office building, a government spokesman said, after media reported "minuscule" traces of radiation were found.

Japan court rejects bid to block restart of 2 nuclear reactors

The Japanese government's push to return to nuclear power won a boost today after a court rejected a bid to block the restart of two reactors deemed safe by regulators.

Drone with "minuscule" quantity of radiation lands on Japan PM's office: Media

A drone marked with a radioactive sign landed on the roof of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s office on Wednesday and tested positive for a "minuscule" amount of radiation, media reported. 

Japan`s Abe expresses `deep remorse` over WWII, stops short of apology

 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed "deep remorse" Wednesday for Japan`s World War II aggression at a summit attended by Asian leaders, but stopped short of repeating previous apologies in a move that risks angering Beijing and Seoul.

Drone with radiation sign lands on roof of Japan PM Abe's office: Media

 A drone carrying a small camera, a water bottle and a flare and marked with a radioactive sign was found on the rooftop of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s office on Wednesday, media reported.

Japan court rejects bid to block restart of two nuclear reactors

 The Japanese government`s push to return to nuclear power won a boost Wednesday after a court rejected a bid to block the restart of two reactors deemed safe by regulators.

Japan's maglev train sets new world speed record with 600km/h test run

A Japanese high-speed train broke its own world speed record on Tuesday, clocking 603 kilometres per hour (374.69 miles per hour), after having set the previous record less than a week ago.