The Chinese embassy in Tokyo has called on all Chinese citizens in Japan to voluntarily register with its consular section as tensions between the two countries reach new heights over a territorial dispute in the East China Sea.
Nearly 50 years after an assassin killed President John F. Kennedy, his daughter was triumphantly received as America’s ambassador to Japan in the country that made her dad a hero.
A swimwear company in Japan just unveiled their newest line of fashionable undies and drysuits (a sort of wetsuit).
If you listen to Tepco and Japanese officials, you are bound to be confused about how bad Fukushima’s lasting effects really are.
The Tokyo Electric Power Co. announced it is delaying the relocation of fuel rods from its crippled plant reactors.
Council Statement This statement reflects the wisdom of the Spiritual People of the Earth, of North and South America, working in unity to restore peace, harmony and balance for our collective future and for all living beings...
An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 5.5 shook eastern Japan, including the capital Tokyo, on Sunday morning, but there were no immediate reports of damage and no irregularities at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant.
At an estimated cost of $150 billion, the Fukushima nuclear power plant 'cleanup' efforts have suspicious ties to organized crime and many on-site workers lack the required expertise to handle such nuclear disasters safely or effectively.
Fuel Discharge from Reactor 4 Spent Fuel Pool in Fukushima Daiichi NPS
Japan officially began drawing power from a 2-megawatt floating wind turbine off its southwestern coast on Monday, the first of two floating turbine test projects that the country hopes could prove to be a significant source of energy in the post-ear
The map below comes from the Nuclear Emergency Tracking Center.
Ken Shishido is sitting at the far end of the table, giving the lecture he always gives.
Japan to shoot asteroid for samples in 2014 mission
Today's Chart of the Day comes by way of SocGen's Albert Edwards who in one image shows why, with gross debt issuance needs between budget funding and rolling maturities at 60% of GDP, Japan has no choice but "to print and print and print"
Water has overflowed at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is attempting to discern the quality of the water and possible radioactive substances which could have been spilled.
Measurements taken at 39 sporting venues earmarked to stage the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games have elevated levels of radioactivity according to a citizen's group.
In March 2011, one of the most devastating earthquakes on record hit Japan, setting off a chain reaction that included a tsunami and a disastrous nuclear power plant meltdown.
The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said on Thursday another tank holding highly contaminated water overflowed, probably sending the liquid into the Pacific Ocean, in the second such breach in less than two months.
The operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said Tuesday workers had spilled four tonnes of radioactive water, likely contaminating the soil and possibly groundwater.
Doctor and radiation expert identifies key solution to Fukushima radiation nightmare
New unpublished data reveals a slight rise in birth defects in post-nuclear-meltdown Japan. Jake Adelstein and Nathalie Stucky report on this exclusive data—and what Japan needs to do next to understand the health impact.
Suicide has long played a bizarre role in Japanese culture.
Heavy rain and strong winds from Typhoon Man-yi have caused the Katsura river to burst its banks and caused damage to buildings across western Japan as the storm made landfall on Monday.
At least one death, more than a quarter million evacuate.
International Atomic Energy Agency Director-General Yukiya Amano on Monday characterized the leak of radioactive water at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant as “a matter of high priority that needs to be addressed urgently.”
Despite the fact that Fukushima is already the worst radiological disaster in human history -- and worsening by the day -- Japan has been chosen as the host nation for the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Japan plans to stop leaking radioactive groundwater at Fukushima with an underground wall of ice. Here’s how it would work.
Following recent reports about some of the plant's water filters being taken offline due to major corrosion problems, the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility in Japan is now experiencing considerable issues .....
The researchers have created a website to track the path of the radiation.
After a 29-month cover-up, the Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) is now calling for international help and has all but admitted Fukushima's radiation leaks are spiraling out of control. In addition to the leaking water ....