July 23, 2015
WASHINGTON--Investors in the United States filed a class action suit in California against Toshiba Corp. for stock losses resulting from the accounting fiasco at the Japanese...
July 21, 2015
Although criticism of China loomed large in this year's Defense Ministry's white paper, which was released July 21, the report also mentions the importance of direct dialogue...
July 20, 2015
The Islamic State group’s expanding influence, the lack of progress in Middle East peace talks and the increase in ethnic and religious conflicts are just some of the signs...
July 16, 2015
China is trying to shunt the United States to the side of the strategic equation in East Asia and occupy that space, said a top Singaporean diplomat.
July 12, 2015
Members of the Self-Defense Forces on July 11 joined for the first time a major biennial military exercise with the United States and Australia that symbolizes the growing...
July 03, 2015
Cuba, dubbed the “pearl of the Caribbean,” has also been likened to a knife pointed at the United States.
July 02, 2015
An American expat has reached a milestone in his quest for the perfect ramen dish by publishing a guidebook featuring reviews of his top 50 noodle shops in Tokyo.
June 26, 2015
After lagging for months, the multilateral talks for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade liberalizing initiative are likely to start moving forward toward a basic...
June 23, 2015
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Philippines--A Japanese military patrol plane circled over disputed parts of the South China Sea on June 23 at the start of an exercise with the...
June 16, 2015
DETROIT--At the insistence of U.S. safety regulators, Honda Motor Co. is adding more than a million of its most popular vehicles to a growing recall for air bags that can...
June 12, 2015
OKINAWA, Okinawa Prefecture--A court here ordered the central government to pay 754 million yen ($6.1 million) to residents for their suffering caused by noise pollution from...
June 10, 2015
Editor's Note: This is the third of an eight-part series on kamikaze pilots during World War II.
June 10, 2015
Insurer Tokio Marine Holdings Inc. said June 10 it has agreed to buy U.S. insurance company HCC for about $7.5 billion (940 billion yen).
June 10, 2015
SEOUL--South Korean President Park Geun-hye postponed a U.S. visit on June 10 to supervise the handling of an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), as two more...
June 09, 2015
Editor's Note: This is the second of an eight-part series on kamikaze pilots during World War II.
June 08, 2015
Editor's Note: This is the first of an eight-part series on kamikaze pilots during World War II.
June 05, 2015
TSURU, Yamanashi Prefecture--Maryland Governor Larry Hogan took a 505-kph train ride on June 4 as Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) continued its pitch to construct a...
June 03, 2015
WASHINGTON--Officials on tour here with Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga have stepped up their lobbying drive to halt the relocation of a U.S. air base in their prefecture.
June 02, 2015
HANOI--U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter discussed his call for an end to island-building in the South China Sea in talks on June 1 with his Vietnamese counterpart, who said...
June 01, 2015
WASHINGTON--Tokyo is treating Okinawa just like a "colony," said Nago's mayor in a vociferous attack here on Japanese and American policies regarding military bases.