Toyota raised its earnings forecast for the year to March, saying it expects to book a record $18.1 billion annual net profit thanks to a weak yen and cost cuts.
The UN Security Council condemned the "heinous and cowardly" murder of a Japanese journalist, after Islamic State militants claimed his beheading.
A Kazakhstani volley ball player famous in Asia for hear kawaii appearance Sabina Altynbekova will be invited by the Indonesian Volleyball Federation to help revive women’s volleyball.
Toyota said it would come back to the World Rally Championship in 2017, nearly two decades after the Japanese auto giant withdrew from the motor sports event.
Honda cut its full-year net profit forecast as the Japanese automaker faces soaring recall costs.
According to Russia’s Kommersant, yesterday Chairman of the Board and Director Masashi Muromachi officially confirmed the talks with Kazakhstan.
Japan marked the 20th anniversary of the Kobe earthquake that killed more than 6,400 people.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left Tokyo for a six-day tour of the Middle East, pledging to play a role in regional stability.
The V-league organizing the Volleyball Championship has invited Sabina Altynbekova, a famous kawaii from Kazakhstan, to Japan.
A Japanese woman has claimed she discovered fragments identified as "dental material" in a McDonald's hamburger, the company said.
Toyota will give away thousands of patents for its fuel-cell cars, it said Tuesday, in an effort to encourage other automakers into the new industry.
Japan plans to draw up a law to speed the deployment of troops overseas for peacekeeping operations and to support alliesю
McDonald's said that an emergency airlift has eased a french fries shortage in Japan which forced the chain to ration the crispy treat at more than 3,000 restaurants.
Japan's top research institute hammered the final nail in the coffin of what was once billed as a ground-breaking stem cell study.
Japanese Prime Minister is set to resume office with a broadly similar cabinet tasked with re-igniting the world's number three economy following his election triumph.
Up to 11 people are now reported to have died in a winter snow storm gripping much of Japan, as forecasters warned bad weather would continue.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stepped up pressure on business leaders to hike wages as he embarked on a renewed push to reinvigorate Japan's economy.
The United States welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's easy re-election victor in snap polls, hailing his "strong leadership" on international crises
President Xi Jinping said that no one can deny the Nanjing Massacre, as China for the first time held a national day of remembrance for the Japanese military rampage.
Japan will hold a general election this weekend that looks likely to return Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to power.
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