Riding packed commuter trains pressed against strangers may be one of the worst parts of living in Tokyo, made worse by groping and long delays from people who commit suicide […]
The number of non-Japanese children at public schools who are lacking in Japanese language skills and who need remedial lessons hit a record 34,335 as of May last year, the […]
“Among changes under consideration is an expanded definition of rape… The revision also recognizes males as being possible victims of rape.” Read more here.
“Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Wednesday that his government will create 220,000 new day care spots, bringing the number of children on the waiting list for nurseries to zero by […]
The dollar was slightly weaker at around ¥111.80 in late Tokyo trading on Thursday, weighed down by signs of a slower pace of U.S. interest rate increases. At 5 p.m., […]
A member of Japan’s royal family, Princess Mako, is to surrender her royal status by marrying a commoner. The 25-year-old eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito will become engaged to law […]
Liberal candidate Moon Jae-in won South Korea’s presidential election on Wednesday. According to campaign promises to re-engage rather than punish, world leaders are waiting to see how Moon handles affairs […]