TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese company has introduced a new role for SoftBank's humanoid robot "Pepper" - a Buddhist priest for hire at funerals.
Development and launch of centimeter accurate enhanced GPS with realtime correction
Japan's top customer-to-customer (C2C) ticket exchange marketplace, Ticket Camp, announced last week that it has become the first in the Japanese ticket industry to accept bitcoin. The site has about 5 million users and processes approximately 5.8
More than 3,500 American and Japanese troops kicked off a weeks-long joint military exercise Thursday against the backdrop of an increasingly belligerent North Korean regime.
Devtak Designs has a 4.85 pound helmet with 7 mm plates that claims 80% ballastic (bullet proof) protection.
Bilateral Ties Worsen Over Tiny Islets
Last year alone, Japanese households bought 1.7 million of the old-style fax machines, which print documents on slick, glossy paper spooled in the back. In the United States, the device has become such an artifact that the Smithsonian is adding two m
Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco), the operator of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, may have found nuclear fuel debris below the damaged No. 3 reactor, one of three that had meltdowns in the 2011 disaster, Kyodo News reported on Friday.
The bodies of seven U.S. sailors missing after the USS Fitzgerald collided with the Philippines-registered ACX Crystal early Saturday were found in flooded compartments of US destroyer, which came close to sinking after the collision tore a gash unde
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday that Japan is ready to cooperate with China's "One Belt, One Road" cross-continental infrastructure development scheme, under certain conditions.
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The number of babies born in Japan fell below 1 million in 2016 for the first time since records began in the 19th century, underscoring the demographic challenges facing the nation with an aging and declining population.
TOKYO -- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan won a crucial vote in the House of Representatives on Tuesday on an anti-conspiracy bill that he said was needed to fight terrorism but that critics feared could give the authorities broad surveillance pow
A year ago, we noted that The Bank of Japan (BoJ) was a Top 10 holder in 90% of Japanese stocks. In December, we showed that BoJ was the biggest buyer of Japanese stocks in 2016.
Four days ago we reported that bitcoin has surged above $1,400, hitting a new lifetime high, while rising above $1,500 on certain Chinese exchanges.
V Saxena for The Conservative Tribune reports, On Monday Japan dispatched its largest warship, the helicopter carrier Izumo, to escort a U.S. vessel as it resupplies the naval fleet in the region, including the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group.
Japan is not a pacifist nation. They have a well-funded and trained "self-defense force". If attacked directly, they have the ability to engage in full-scale military operations - war - to defend themselves. What their constitution forbids
With the help of Bitcoin exchange and payment processor Coincheck, the festival and City of Hirosaki are officially accepting bitcoin donations as part of their Cherry Blossom Festival this week. "This will be the first attempt for both a Bitcoin com
IT BEGAN AS ROUTINELY as any other passenger flight. At gate 15 of New York City's JFK Airport, more than 200 men, women, and children stood in line as they waited to board a Boeing 747. They were on their way to Seoul, South Korea's capital city
OKINAWA-While the world watches mounting military tensions in the South China Sea, another, more ominous situation is brewing in the East China Sea that could be the trigger point for a major war between the superpowers.
In what may be one of the few sane policy recommendations to emerge out of Japan in years, Nobuyuki Nakahara, an adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and an influential former Bank of Japan board member said the BOJ should make a "clean break" from i
Corey Charlton from The Sun reports, JAPANESE lawmakers are calling for new laws to allow Tokyo to launch preemptive strikes against an increasingly aggressive Kim Jong-un. The maniacal tyrant has angered the entire region with recent missile tests a
A researcher with JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency), Matsumoto is deeply involved in the design of the space sail that will pick up where Japan's IKAROS left off.
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The tension over the disputed territory in the South China Sea is about to escalate to another level: according to a Reuters report, Japan is preparing to to dispatch its largest warship on a three-month tour through the South China Sea beginning in