Women are going crazy about this handsome...who is he?
Women are going crazy about this handsome...who is he?

Women are flocking a Japanese zoo to check out a giant gorilla with brooding good looks and rippling muscles.

Solar Impulse facing `moment of truth` in Japan: Pilot
Solar Impulse facing `moment of truth` in Japan: Pilot

An ambitious attempt to circumnavigate the globe in a solar-powered plane is facing a "moment of truth" after two weeks of bad weather that have left it stuck in Japan, its pilot said Tuesday.

Solar plane to not leave Japan till mid-June
Solar plane to not leave Japan till mid-June

The solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse 2 will not be able to take off from Nagoya airport in central Japan to travel around the world until mid-June as its wing needs to be repaired, the organisation behind the project said on Thursday.

Bad weather forces solar-powered plane to land in Japan
Bad weather forces solar-powered plane to land in Japan

Solar Impulse 2 will land in the Japanese city of Nagoya, organisers said today, as bad weather delayed a landmark attempt by a solar plane to cross the Pacific Ocean.

Thousands gather to protest secrecy law in Japan

About 1,600 people gathered in Tokyo and around 700 in Nagoya Saturday to protest against Japan`s controversial secrecy law which was enacted a year ago.

Unheralded Adam Bland grabs halfway lead in Tokyo
Unheralded Adam Bland grabs halfway lead in Tokyo

Unheralded Australian Adam Bland grabbed the halfway lead at the Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship after his cautious approach paid off at the Ohtone Country Club on Friday.

Egyptian sumo wrestler storms his way into ancient sport

Sumo wrestler Osunaarashi was a large, muscular Egyptian teenager with a passion for body building when a friend recommended he try the ancient Japanese sport of sumo. But it was a hard sell.

Man in biggest Japanese crime syndicate sentenced to 6 years in prison

The No 2 man in Japan`s biggest crime syndicate, the Yamaguchi-gumi, was sentenced to six years in prison for having extorted 40 million yen (USD 420,000) from a construction business operator.

Central Japan airport to mark 100 millionth visitor

Central Japan International Airport serving Nagoya held a ceremony on Tuesday at its passenger terminal building to mark the 100 millionth visitor.