Japan's coronavirus infections continue to rise as its neighbors' curves flatten. Why aren't people listening to the government and staying home?
Stay at home measures were introduced in Japan in mid April.
An erratic response to coronavirus shows how Japan's domestic policy is out-of-sync with its desired global image.
Masks have become commonplace on the Tokyo subway.
Japan's process of testing for Covid-19 has been criticised.
The US is still a major world power and world leaders need to keep in Donald Trump's good books.
Japanese Prime Minister’s Cabinet reshuffle reveals his strategy for final two years in office.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet reshuffle is an exercise in illusion. Yet it reveals some unwelcome truths about his political present - and future.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has played a lot of golf with President Donald Trump over the past two years.
Japan's Cabinet Public Relations Office via Kyodo/via Reuters
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe needs the US to confront North Korea, revitalize Japan's economy and boost his standing at home. And he knows flattery is the way to this president's heart.
Nissan employs 7,000 people in the UK.
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What Brexit means for future UK-Japan business.
Japan is targeting an 'upmarket' audience of wealthy business executives, city professionals, millennial foodies and highbrow arts enthusiasts.
The long-awaited summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump will take place on Tuesday, with much at stake.
The highly awaited summit has the potential to lead to real peace on the peninsula- but only if both countries can find a common interest on which to build an agreement.
Seven world leaders with axes to grind are preparing to sit round one table. Sparks will fly.
An increasing proportion of Japanese adults will remain unmarried their whole lives, and should be considered full citizens rather than underperformers.
An MP from Japan's governing party recently commented that single women were a burden on the state. But many young women, and men, are rethinking the lure of married life.
President Donald Trump, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
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US-Japan relations are under pressure. As leaders of the two countries meet this week, a scholar tells the story of the exchange program that made such a difference to American attitudes toward Japan.
People in South Korea watch a news program on TV about the meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and Chinese President Xi Jinping in late March. Kim and Xi sought to portray strong ties between the neighbours and long-time allies despite a recent chill.
(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Kim Jong-un's surprise recent visit to Beijing and Xi Jinping was an awkward get-together that didn't address the elephant in the room -- Kim's possible face-to-face meeting soon with Donald Trump.
The Turnbull government appears determined to intensify Australian involvement in the Asia-Pacific’s strategic rivalries.
The underlying implication of Malcolm Turnbull's Tokyo visit was the interest shared by Japan and Australia to counter the strategic rise of China.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Support for asserting Japan's military might in response to threats from North Korea and China may destabilize the region.
They may not be co-ordinated, nor linked in any way. But two events in Asia over the next week will help define Australia’s political and security environment for the next period. First is the convening…
How did a man once suspected of dubious far-right sympathies end up on the threshold of a record third term?
Having called a snap election for October 22, Japanese Prime Minister now faces a tough battle against a charisimatic new-comer in Yoriko Koike.
The helicopter carrier Izumo sails out of Yokosuka.
In many respects, Japan’s constitutional debate is a microcosm of Asia’s international order, relfecting a basic mode of operation now past it use-by date.
Shinzo Abe has made his clearest statement yet on his ambition to alter the pacifist Article 9 of Japan’s Constitution.
Shinzo Abe may have kickstarted the debate on constitutional change with high hopes for success. But the outcome in 2020 is anything but certain.