- Japan, EU agree to step up defense, economic ties Updated: May-29-15 9:08 am
TOKYO - Japanese and European leaders agreed Friday to step up defense and economic ties, and expressed concern about rising tensions in the South China Sea.
- Japan data show spending, factory output muted as yen falls Updated: May-29-15 2:16 am
TOKYO - Japanese data on Friday showed a mixed outlook for the world's third-largest economy while a renewed decline in the value of the yen is adding to uncertainty over whether the recovery is gaining ground.
- Coal, medicine, trains top Tokyo's Asia infrastructure plan Updated: May-22-15 4:15 am
TOKYO - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's offer of $110 billion in fresh infrastructure financing for Asia is as much about Japan's agenda for selling its clean coal know-how and other technologies as it is about keeping up with China.
- Exoskeleton that helps paralyzed walk faces barrier in Japan Updated: May-12-15 3:49 am
ATSUGI, Japan - Yuichi Imahata's 9-year-old daughter is thrilled her dad stands tall above her head. It's an experience that is new to her.