Japan, UK to sign first post-Brexit bilateral trade deal

Japan and the United Kingdom are scheduled to sign a bilateral free trade agreement on Friday, the UK's first major trade deal as an independent trading country. The UK-Japan Comprehensive Econom...

Anime studio hit by deadly fire is known for skill, fan base

TOKYO (AP) — It may not be as famous as Japanese anime legend Studio Ghibli, but Kyoto Animation has many core fans and is known as a team of skilled animators that provides top-quality work for other...

New Emperor of Japan pledges to promote peace, and 'act in accordance with Constitution'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On May 1 in the Pine room of the Imperial Palace of Tokyo, the new Emperor of Japan, Naruhito (德仁), accepted the imperial regalia and gave his first address as Emperor to ...

Taiwan representative in Japan does not like “Chinese Taipei”

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During a speech at Japan’s prestigious Meiji University, Taiwan’s representative in the country, Frank Hsieh (謝長廷), said he did not like to use the term &ldquo...

Japan wakes up to global 'ransomware' cyberattack

TOKYO (AP) — The global "ransomware" cyberattack hit computers at 600 locations in Japan, but appeared to cause no major problems as Japanese started their workday Monday even as the attack caused cha...

Revelers say hello to 2017, goodbye to a year of conflicts

As 2016 draws to a close, revelers around the world are bidding a weary adieu to a year filled with political surprises, prolonged conflicts, deadly attacks at gatherings and deaths of legendary celeb...

Happy New Year 2017: How people are ushering in the new year

As 2016 draws to a close, revelers around the world are bidding a weary adieu to a year filled with political surprises, prolonged conflicts and deaths of legendary celebrities. How people are ushe...