Okinawa Gov. Onaga Set to Revoke Approval of US Base Relocation

Okinawa Government, Takeshi Onaga seems is going to attempt to avoid the central government's arrangements to move a U.S. air base in Okinawa prefecture after talks between the two sides did not come to an agreement.

September 15, 2015 at 9:35 pm

Police Sergeant get caught by Sneaking into House and Murder to Steal Money

A police sergeant with Saitama Prefectural Police has referred to cash as the reason he trespassed in a home where he is blamed for killing a previous cabbie, a source associated with the examination said.

September 14, 2015 at 11:45 pm

Japan's Largest Volcano Mt. Aso Erupted, No Reports of Injuries

Mount Aso in Kumamoto Prefecture erupted at approximately 9:43 a.m. on September 14, the Japan Meteorological Agency announced.

September 12, 2015 at 5:03 pm

Record Damages of Torrential Rains in Ibaraki: One House Survived the Flood

The heaviest of rains in history caused record damages in areas along the Kinugawa River, collapsing the river bank at Joso, Ibaraki, burying underwater a total area of 400,000 square meters and 12,100 households.

September 11, 2015 at 7:53 pm

PM Abe Asked Advisory Council to Reduce Cellphone Charges

Prime Minister Abe pointed out at the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy, September 11, that cellphone charges weigh rather heavily on household economy and directed Finance Minister Takaichi to study means to reduce them, revealed Minister Amari of Economic Revitalization at a press interview after the meeting.

September 10, 2015 at 7:07 pm

Prince Hisahito of Akishino Turned 9 Years of Age

Prince Hisahito, heir to His Highness Imperial Prince Fumihito of Akishino, celebrated his 9th birthday September 6.

September 10, 2015 at 11:09 am

Massive Typhoon hit Japan and Helicopters pulled Survivors from Collapsing Homes

Storm flood rips through residential neighborhood in eastern Japan on Thursday.

September 7, 2015 at 12:47 am

Shoplifter Run Away and Throw his Feces in Japan

On the evening of 3 September, a 64-year-old man strolled into a shopping center in Higashi-ku, Nagoya. He grabbed two packs of meal pork from a supermarket and tried to leave without paying.

September 6, 2015 at 3:43 pm

Huge Bus Station to be Built under Tokyo Train Station by 2020

A huge underground bus station with thirteen bus stops are going to be made close to JR Tokyo Station (Train station).

September 5, 2015 at 8:57 pm

Kiongs Threatening Natives Species in Japan

Right now, Kiongs are threatening native species in southern tip of the Boso Peninsula self-feeding on rice, strawberries and other farm products in Boso and on Ashitaba in Oshima.

September 5, 2015 at 8:31 pm

Tokyo to Tackle Up-Coming Megaquake

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has just issued a quake-guidebook "Tokyo Bousai (Let's Get Prepared)", in which the authorities illustrate in detail how to survive a megaquake in a megapolis like Tokyo.

September 5, 2015 at 2:01 pm

New ID system "My Number" in Japan

Japanese government will provide 12-digit IDs to every residents in Japan, both Japanese and foreign from October.

September 3, 2015 at 11:22 am

71% of 10 Asian Nations Favor Japan

The US research agent Pew Research Center's survey shows 71 % of 10 nations in the Asia-Pacific region view Japan favorably over China, South Korea and India.

September 2, 2015 at 10:25 pm

Dolphin Again : Drive Fishing Ban Lifted in Taiji, Japan

Dolphin drive fishing ban was lifted as of September 1 and the season lasts till the end of April next year.

September 2, 2015 at 11:47 am

Japanese Police to Segway for Security Patrol

The Metropolitan Police Department adopt Segway PT to boost their security capabilities at airports to start with.