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1 Nov
Actor Seth Rogen is reportedly in talks with Sony studio to star as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in their upcoming Steve Jobs biopic. "Zero Dark Thirty" star Jessica Chastain is also being courted ...
31 Oct
A novel mosquito trap that lures its prey using human scent and other smells favoured by the critter is creating a buzz as Japan frets about the spread of dengue fever. The boxlike device is the ...
31 Oct
Japanese footballer Atsuto Uchida has agreed on a contract extension with German club Schalke. Schalke's right back put pen to paper on a three-year extension to stay with the "Knappen" until June ...
31 Oct
The Japanese government and the operator of the crippled Fukushima power plant have decided to postpone for five years the removal of molten nuclear fuel from reactor-1, originally planned for 2020. ...
30 Oct
Japanese video game company Nintendo Thursday announced it will develop a device to track and improve the quality of sleep, the latest venture of the company to get into the "eHealth" business. The ...
31 Oct
About four weeks after he suffered severe head injuries during a crash at the Japanese Grand Prix, Jules Bianchi remains "critical but stable" in hospital, a report said. A statement released by his ...
30 Oct
Japan has offered to assist India in developing Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in urban areas of the country. The two countries identified new areas of cooperation in urban development sector ...
1 Nov
<br>Japan's inflation rate fell to its lowest in nearly a year and a measure of job creation worsened for the first time in more than three years, highlighting the divergence between ...
1 Nov
<br>Tokyo shares soared 4.83 per cent to a seven-year high on Friday after the Bank of Japan ramped up its vast monetary easing programme, sending the yen into freefall. ...
1 Nov
<br>Police in Tokyo have arrested a 39-year-old member of the Air Self-Defense Force on a charge of attempted murder after he pushed a man onto the train tracks at JR Okubo Station in Shinjuku ...
1 Nov
<br>The operator of the disaster-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant on Friday tentatively removed part of the cover shrouding the No.1 reactor building installed in the wake of the 2011 ...
1 Nov
<br>Parts of the park had been off limits to the public as health workers sprayed pesticide to try to kill off the insect colony. <br>Officials said that with the onset of autumn, ...
1 Nov
The Bank of Japan pumped some air under equity markets Friday morning when its board of governors voted to increase its annual asset purchase amount from a target range of ?60 trillion to 70 trillion ...
1 Nov
TOKYO (AP) -- Sony's losses ballooned to 136 billion yen ($1.2 billion) last quarter as the Japanese electronics and entertainment company's troubled mobile phone division reported huge red ...
1 Nov
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks in the U.S. and across the globe rose sharply Friday after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly announced a new stimulus package to boost the country's struggling economy. ...
1 Nov
<br>(10-31 17:23) <br>Japan's public pension fund -- the world's biggest -- said Friday it will double the amount of equities in its investment portfolio, as it seeks higher ...
1 Nov
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan is pumping more money into its lagging economy, expanding an already lavish stimulus effort. The surprise announcement Friday highlights diverging fortunes among the world's ...
1 Nov
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's $1.1 trillion public pension fund on Friday approved a plan to double its holdings of shares and cut back sharply on bonds to help improve investment returns and meet its ...
1 Nov
<br>(10-31 15:44) <br>Tokyo shares soared 4.83 percent to a seven-year high on Friday after the Bank of Japan ramped up its vast monetary easing programme, sending the yen into freefall. ...
1 Nov
<br>(10-31 15:43) <br>Japan Airlines (JAL) said Friday its net profit for the April-September period slipped 2.0 percent to US$724 million as a weak yen pushed up fuel costs, but the ...
1 Nov
<br>(10-31 15:42) <br>Sony said Thursday its net loss for the April-September period ballooned to nearly US$1.0 billion, as the embattled electronics firm continues to struggle in the ...
1 Nov
<br>As Japan celebrates Halloween, one ward in Tokyo has decided the use the celebrations as an opportunity for its community to bond with their ...
1 Nov
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan shocked global financial markets on Friday by expanding its massive stimulus spending in a stark admission that economic growth and inflation have not picked up as ...
1 Nov
6758.T ) posted a smaller than expected second-quarter operating loss on Friday, hailed by its finance chief as proof that the Japanese group's restructuring program is paying off. ...
1 Nov
<br>NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Treasury prices retreated Friday as investors pushed into riskier assets after a surprise easing measure by the Japanese central bank. The Bank of Japan said ...
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