On the 20th of March, 1995, the Aum Shinrikyo cult, founded by Shoko Asahara, planted packets of a deadly nerve agent wrapped in newspapers and magazines in five of Tokyo’s busiest subway lines during its rush hours, killing more than a dozen people and injured thousand others.
Japan bade farewell to their delegation of athletes heading for the Asian Games.
Tokyo topped a list of the world’s most innovative cities, leapfrogging London and NY.
On August 16, the performance of ‘Bopha Suo Chomrieng Lorkei’ (Heavenly Flower, Earth Poem) will take place at the Royal University of Fine Arts.
Tens of thousands of people gathered about 700 hundred kilometers west of Tokyo yesterday to commemorate 73 years since the US dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
Japan executes six Aum Shinrikyo cult members behind the deadly 1995 sarin attack.
The idea of a relaunch of the East Asian Economic Caucus could inflame some in the United States, but it could augur well for Southeast Asia, which is in need of a boost.
Tokyo-based Mitsui & Co. bought another 10 percent stake in Smart Axiata, further strengthening their cooperation.
Japan is being scorched by an intense heatwave, as the thermometer hit 43 Celsius.
Jazz is a genre in its own right in Japan and last weekend, Phnom Penhers were treated to an evening of Japanese jazz in Bouchon Wine Bar.
Flea market app Mercari soars as it debuted on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Japan’s new home-sharing law was meant to ease a shortage of hotel rooms.
Organisers need to answer questions about preparations to keep confidence, says Coates.
Japan legalised casinos in late 2016 after years of delay and still needs more.
North Korea poses a “real threat”, former US President Obama sais on a visit to Japan.
George YUI is a street performer from Japan who plays multiple instruments simultaneously including guitar, drums, harmonica, bells, and percussions. He also whistles and sings in his George YUI one-man band.
Abe is under pressure over the sale of state-owned land at a price below market value.
Bodies of several babies preserved in bottles are discovered in the Japanese capital.
The Japanese navy says it had for the first time appointed a woman as a commander.
Twitter’s revenue leaps in Japan, helping lead the company to its first quarterly profit.