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Japan's new ambassador to China officially took office Monday, as calls to show toughness on the Diaoyu Islands dispute with China poured in from major front-runners in the December election campaign.
A Japanese shoe designer has become a pop diva's favorite by taking geisha and making it Gaga.
U.S. and U.K. universities still sit at the head of the class in world higher education, but emerging schools in Asia and elsewhere threaten to shift the global balance of academic power, a major study shows.
For an emerging generation of Japanese innovators, the dream isn't a job for life at a big company. They have new ambitions, and they're determined to go places. Especially Silicon Valley.
A new study is warning that Tokyo has a 70 percent chance of being hit by a powerful magnitude-7 earthquake within four years.
A new study is warning that the Tokyo region has a 70 percent chance of being hit directly by a powerful magnitude-7 earthquake within four years.
It sounds like a weather forecast — not for today, but for the next 30 years. There is a 70 percent chance of a 7.2-magnitude earthquake between now and 2040 in the southern Kanto area around Tokyo, and a 90 percent chance in nearby Ibaraki, according to Japan's Earthquake Research Promotion agency.
Japanese utility agreed Monday to close three nuclear reactors at a coastal power plant in central Japan and build a sea wall to protect it from a tsunami like the one that devastated much of the northeast in March.
As Tokyo and other parts of Japan try to resume normal work schedules, many in the northeast only now are beginning to grasp the full scale of the disaster.