Japan's tallest building in works
NHK -- Apr 17
A redevelopment project will soon begin near Tokyo Station including the construction of Japan's tallest skyscraper.

Mitsubishi Estate and others will start the project later this month. The area is in the central business district, where the Bank of Japan and the headquarters of major financial institutions are located.

The project includes 3 buildings. One of them is a 61-story, 390-meter-high skyscraper. It will have shops, offices and an observation deck.

News source: NHK
Apr 25
It has been revealed that information related to Japan's national security was included in the confidential documents disclosed by former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. (NHK)
Apr 25
The Japanese government on Monday filed a candidacy for the western Japan city of Osaka to host the 2025 World Exposition with the Bureau International des Expositions in Paris. (Jiji)
Apr 24
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump have discussed the North Korean situation over the telephone amid heightened tensions surrounding the country. (NHK)
Apr 24
Two Japanese destroyers have begun a joint drill with the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group in the Pacific off the Philippines. (NHK)
Apr 24
The Ground Self-Defense Force's 14th Brigade rumbled through the city of Zentsuji, Kagawa Prefecture, on Sunday during a rare parade replete with combat vehicles. (Japan Times)
Apr 24
Six aircraft from the Japanese Air Self-Defense Force's aerobatic flight team, Blue Impulse, flew over Kumamoto Castle on Sunday. (NHK )
Apr 24
Department store chain Takashimaya has issued a warning to customers after a woman found a foreign object inside a shumai dumpling at its Yokohama outlet last week, reports NHK. (tokyoreporter.com)
Apr 22
Cherry blossoms are now in full bloom in Aomori City in the northernmost prefecture of Japan's main island of Honshu. (NHK)
Apr 22
An event commemorating the 60th anniversary of the release of Nissan Motor Co.'s Skyline - the auto manufacturer's signature car - was held at Roppongi Hills in Minato Ward, Tokyo, on Thursday. (the-japan-news.com)
Apr 21
Police arrested four South Korean men on Friday for allegedly attempting to leave Japan at Fukuoka Airport carrying 735 million yen of undeclared cash, in violation of the customs law. (Jiji)