By Malcolm Foster The Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — A teenager who lost his home in Japan’s devastating tsunami now knows that one prized possession survived: a football that drifted all the way to Alaska.
By Mari Yamaguchi The Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s population of 128 million will shrink by one-third and seniors will account for 40 percent of people by 2060, placing a greater burden on a smaller working-age population to support the social security and tax systems.
TOKYO (AP) – Japan was struck by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday (Thursday night local time)
Japan said Tuesday that China supports its opposition to a proposed ban on trade in Atlantic bluefin tuna, a fish prized in sushi.
Japan’s coast guard arrested an anti-whaling activist from New Zealand on Friday for boarding a whaling ship without permission last month, in the latest incident in the ongoing battle over Japanese whaling …
TOKYO (AP) — The tsunami from the deadly earthquake in Chile hit Japan’s main islands and even reached the shores of Russia last Sunday, but the smaller-than-expected waves didn’t cause significant damage.
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese actress Noriko Sakai turned herself in to Tokyo police and was arrested on drug charges on Saturday, Aug. 8, according to local broadcaster NHK.