The Bank of Japan must closely watch the impact currency moves could have on the economy, its deputy governor Masayoshi Amamiya said on Friday, reiterating a warning over the damage the currency's fall to 24-year lows may have on a fragile recovery.
Sri Lanka will call China, India and Japan to a donor conference to drum up more foreign assistance to find a way out of its worsening economic crisis, the prime minister said on Wednesday, amid ongoing talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
An extremely rare 15ft megamouth shark washed ashore in a village in the Philippines.
A court in Japan in its latest order has upheld the ban imposed on same-sex marriage in the country stating that the ban does not violate the constitution.
A 23-year-old woman named Noura Aly Essam, was kidnapped by her own father after she inherited a fortune in her grandfather's will.
Japan's government and central bank said on Friday they were concerned by recent sharp falls in the yen in a rare joint statement, the strongest warning to date that Tokyo could intervene to support the currency which has sunk to 20-year lows.
Old problems in China-Japan relations are intertwined with new ones, and the challenges cannot be ignored if the countries wish to have a "healthy" relationship, China's top diplomat said on Tuesday.
An 83-year-old Japanese man named, Kenichi Horie, has reportedly become the oldest person in the world to complete a solo voyage across the Pacific Ocean.
Kane Tanaka, a Japanese woman certified as the oldest person in the world by the Guinness World Records in 2019, passed away at the age of 119 at a hospital in Fukuoka city.
A body of a child has been discovered during search and rescue operations initiated after a boat accident in northeastern Japan. The death toll in the accident has reached 11 now.
Ten people who were found by rescue workers after a tour boat went missing off Japan's northern coast have been confirmed dead by the coast guard.
An ultra-rare giant squid, measuring about 9.8ft, washed up at a beach in Japan. The squid was found stranded at Ugu beach in Obama of Fukui Prefecture on Wednesday.
Japan's largest food chain Yoshinoya has fired its managing director Masaaki Ito following a backlash over his alleged sexist remarks.
Over 2 pounds of hand-rolled Japanese green tea leaves sold for a record-breaking 1.96 million yen (£11,881) at the season's inaugural auction on Monday.
Japan's Princess Mako who gave up her royal status to marry her commoner boyfriend Kei Komuro, is now reportedly working at the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art in New York as a volunteer.
Outside the Olympic bubble, Japan hit new virus records, with the capital accounting for a large portion of the numbers.
"The temperature today was the biggest competitor. I beat it and I beat everything in this race."
The US women came to Tokyo as firm favourites but Biles admitted to feeling the pressure
Murray will continue playing doubles with Joe Salisbury
Japanese sponsors Rakuten and Konami were particularly enraged by the incident.
Antoine Griezmann and Ousmane Dembele were caught mocking Asian hotel workers on video
It comes less than two months until the Games are set to begin, and days after the US State Department issued a travel warning for Japan over virus risks.
Foreign visitors to China will have to undergo an anal swab test or give a stool sample to test for COVID-19.
Japanese visitors in Beijing confirmed with the embassy that they were subjected to the mandatory anal swab for COVID-19 testing.
This man offers his "do nothing" services in Japan, and people are actually paying him just to eat, drink or listen to them.
YouTuber Logan Paul is ordered to reimburse the 3M licensing deal he made with Planeless Pictures for a 2016 film.
Any adult can don these masks and they would look like another person, depicting the face of an unnamed Japanese adult.
The machine gives visitors peace of mind knowing that a book that they take out from the library would be free of viruses.
The city of Saitama spent about £107,000 on matchmaking services in 2019 and saw 21 couples make it to the altar
The samples were collected by Hayabusa-2, which launched in 2014, from the asteroid Ryugu, about 300 million kilometres from Earth.