Visit our new website: worldnews.easybranches.com

Japan News

Abe, Ivanka Trump dine in Tokyo
  • Sat, 04 Nov 2017 06:32

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dined with Ivanka Trump in Tokyo ahead of a visit to Japan by her father, US President Donald Trump, from Sunday. (NHK) New...

Trump says public ‘deserves’ Clinton probe after Brazile book claims democratic primary was rigged
  • Sat, 04 Nov 2017 04:23

President Donald Trump said Friday the American public “deserves” a federal investigation of Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National C...

In Tokyo, Ivanka Trump praises Abe’s ‘womenomics’ efforts
  • Sat, 04 Nov 2017 00:35

Ivanka Trump gets a $ 50 million pledge from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for her women’s entrepreneur initiative ahead of her father’s visit to Jap...

Abe and Trump to rekindle friendship, but not all see rapport as positive for Japan, survey says
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 18:23

While Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump are said to have a good personal relationship, 43.7 percent of those who responded to ...

In Tokyo, Ivanka Trump says world should boost women in cutting-edge industries
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 14:38

Ivanka Trump, U.S. President Donald Trump’s daughter and informal adviser, told a summit in Tokyo on Friday that the world must boost women and ...

Education ministry likely to approve Kake veterinary school at center of Abe cronyism allegations
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 14:32

The education ministry appears set to approve the opening of a veterinary school at the center of cronyism allegations levied at Prime Minister Shinzo...

Trump's daughter Ivanka delivers speech
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 12:50

US President Donald Trump's eldest daughter and presidential advisor Ivanka Trump has called for promoting women's participation in the economy in her...

30,000 elderly drivers in Japan show signs of dementia
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 08:40

A total of 30,170 drivers aged 75 or older in Japan showed signs of dementia in tests conducted from March, when the country's revised Road Traffic Ac...

Newly found orangutan species on Sumatra is most endangered great ape: study
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 08:39

A new species of orangutan has been discovered in the remote jungles of Indonesia, immediately becoming the world’s most endangered great ape, r...

18,000 police set to patrol Trump visit
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 06:37

In preparation for U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Japan from Sunday, the Metropolitan Police Department will be on full alert primarily in cen...

Ivanka Trump arrives in Japan ahead of U.S. president's visit
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 04:33

Ivanka Trump, the U.S. president's daughter and senior advisor, arrived in Japan on Thursday for a three-day stay ahead of a visit by her father. (Kyo...

Kyoto passes ordinance to introduce accommodation tax
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 02:37

The Kyoto city assembly on Thursday passed an ordinance to levy an accommodation tax on people who stay at hotels and other accommodations in the west...

Lawmaker to resign from DP after son admits to assault and attempted molestion of young girl
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:38

Senior Democratic Party lawmaker Katsuya Ogawa on Thursday tendered his resignation to the party over an alleged assault of an elementary school girl ...

Zama serial-murder suspect used Twitter to prey upon young suicidal women
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:30

Takahiro Shiraishi, a 27-year-old man allegedly behind one of the nation’s most gruesome serial murders in recent years, preyed upon suicidal victim...

Trump to get a warm welcome from Abe in Japan, including steak dinner and round of golf
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 22:33

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to roll out the red carpet for U.S. President Donald Trump, who will fly to Japan on Sunday for a ... Japan Times lat...

Tokyo single father takes on paternity harassment with case against Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co.
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 18:34

A Canadian single father who filed a complaint against Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co. — claiming he was harassed after he took a p...

Some 30,000 elderly drivers in Japan show signs of dementia
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 18:25

A total of 30,170 drivers ages 75 or older showed signs of dementia, according to the results of a recent cognitive test required of elderly ... Japa...

Yakuza boss nabbed over shootings in Matsudo
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 16:36

Chiba Prefectural Police have arrested a boss of an organized crime group over two shootings in Matsudo City in June, reports TV Asahi (tokyoreporter....

Abe will propose a bold ¥2 trillion economic spending package in early December
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 16:28

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday he will compile a bold economic package worth ¥2 trillion early next month to combat various woes relate...

Abe reappoints all ministers in new Cabinet
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 10:29

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has reappointed all of his Cabinet ministers, following his reelection by the Diet as Japan's leader. (NHK) News On Japan

News Categories