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'Polka dot queen' Yayoi Kusama to open museum in Tokyo

Finally, an eternal home for polka dots and spotted pumpkins.

US, Japan step up defense cooperation to counter N.Korea

Japan intends to expand its role in its alliance with Washington.

Japan economy posts longest expansion in over a decade

Economy expansion was driven by robust domestic demand and capital spending.
August 14, 2017 | 10:03 am GMT+7

Never too old to code: Meet Japan's 82-year-old app-maker

'In the era of the internet, if you stop learning, it has consequences for your daily life.'
August 07, 2017 | 11:07 am GMT+7

Thousands of goldfish bring giant art installation in Tokyo 'to life'

An exhibition in Tokyo uses 8,000 fish and other sea creatures to create an underwater illusion.
July 10, 2017 | 05:31 pm GMT+7

No girls allowed: Japan's men-only island gets UNESCO nod

A men-only island in Japan where women are banned and male visitors must bathe naked in the sea before visiting its shrine, has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site.
July 10, 2017 | 04:19 pm GMT+7

Japan PM's party suffers historic defeat in Tokyo poll, popular governor wins big

The LDP has been hit by a scandal over suspicions - denied by the premier - that Abe helped a friend's business get favored treatment.
July 03, 2017 | 08:31 am GMT+7

Japan holds first national Vietnamese language exam

Education insiders said the test reflects Vietnam's increasingly important role in the region.
June 26, 2017 | 02:55 pm GMT+7

Bodies of missing sailors found in flooded compartments of US destroyer

All seven of the sailors who had been reported missing were found dead.
June 18, 2017 | 10:49 am GMT+7

US Navy destroyer, Philippines merchant vessel collide off Japan

The U.S. ship was reportedly experiencing some flooding but was not in danger of sinking.
June 17, 2017 | 08:56 am GMT+7

Japan Coast Guard vessel joins maritime drills in Vietnam

The Philippines will also participate in the anti-piracy training exercises.
June 14, 2017 | 09:32 am GMT+7

Vietnamese firm to ship first batch of chicken products to Japan in August

It has taken the company two years to meet Japan's strict quality control processes.
June 08, 2017 | 04:37 pm GMT+7

Japan's aquarium boasts largest collection of jellyfish in the world

Aquatic creatures mesmerize visitors.
June 08, 2017 | 08:57 am GMT+7

Japan pledges to bolster Vietnam's coastal patrol capabilities

Agreements worth $350 million would help upgrade Vietnamese coast guard vessels and their capability.
June 07, 2017 | 08:55 am GMT+7

Vietnam, Japan sign deals worth $22 billion

The deals were signed at a 'historic' business conference attended by record number of Vietnamese and Japanese businesses.
June 06, 2017 | 08:41 am GMT+7