Tokyo, Feb 20
About 100 tonnes of water containing high levels of radioactive material leaked at the damaged Japanese nuclear power plant in Fukushima, the operator of the plant said on Thursday. Toky...
San Francisco, Feb 19
Sony has sold more than 5.3 million Playstation 4 video game consoles since launching the device late last year, the company said on Tuesday.
The sales figure surpassed Sony’s first year...
Tokyo, Feb 17
The Japanese economy grew at an annual rate of 1.0 per cent in the October-December period, little changed from a growth rate of 1.1 per cent in the prior quarter, the government reported on Monda...
New Delhi, February 14
Japanese engineering and electronics company Toshiba Corporation said it will invest over ₹3,000 crore in India over the next five years in energy transmission and distribution equipment, energy-e...
Washington, Feb 13
US President Barack Obama is to visit Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines in late April, the White House said on Wednesday.
The trip is part of his efforts to broaden US enga...
Washington, Feb 10
US Secretary of State John Kerry is to visit Korea, China and Indonesia on his next trip to Asia, the Department of State had said on Sunday. The trip, from February 13-18, will be Kerry...
Tokyo, Feb 7
Japanese shares bounced back on Friday as market sentiment was buoyed by a weaker yen and overnight gains on Wall Street and European bourses.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average gaine...
Beijing, Feb 2
China has denied it has any plans to set up an air defence zone over the South China Sea.“Right-wing forces of Japan have repeatedly clamoured about the alleged plan,” Foreign Ministry s...
Tokyo, Feb 21
Japanese shares bounced back on Friday for the first rise in three days as market sentiment was bolstered by the yen’s decline and overnight gains on Wall Street.
The benchmark Nikkei 225...
Tokyo, Feb 20
Japan posted a trade deficit of ¥2.79 trillion ($27.3 billion) in January, its largest monthly trade loss, amid growing fossil-fuel imports, the government said on Thursday.
Tokyo, Feb 18
Bank of Japan said on Tuesday that it has decided to maintain aggressive monetary easing measures to prop up the world’s third-largest economy and overcome chronic deflation. The central...
Tokyo, Feb 15
Japan’s largest online retailer Rakuten Inc said on Friday it would purchase messaging app provider Viber Media Ltd for $900 million in a move that would more than double its number of registered...
February 13, 2014
When the city of Yubari in Japan went bankrupt, Beacon Communication Tokyo launched ‘No Money but Love’. The Yubari Fusai campaign celebrated the fact that the city had the lowest divorce rat...
February 12, 2014
The two countries are coming closer to respond to Chinese aggression »
February 7, 2014
Eat your rice and drink it too
Tokyo, Feb 4
Japanese shares plummeted on Tuesday after a drop on Wall Street and a rise in the yen.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average dipped below the symbolically significant 14,000 mark for th...
Tokyo, Jan 31
Consumer prices in Japan climbed 0.4 per cent in 2013 for the first full-year, an increase in five years amid aggressive monetary easing, the government said on Friday. The core consumer...