A Hokkaido man who told police he had killed two people, has been arrested for the attempted murder of his brother-in-law, and faces murder charges for the slaying of his sister.

At the tripartite conference held on Monday, involving government, labor unions, and business leaders, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida called for wage increases exceeding last year's levels.

The acceptance of applications for the second-stage examinations of national and public universities began on January 22nd.

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, in his bid to restore political trust, declared the dissolution of the Kishida faction. While the Abe and Nikai factions have also firmed up plans for dissolution, the Aso, Motegi, and Moriyama factions have expressed intentions to continue, revealing a split in direction within the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP).

A 34-year-old Filipino man has been arrested on suspicion of disposing of the bodies of a couple found dead under their house in Tokyo, following the arrest of a Filipino woman.

Japan's high-speed Shinkansen network continues to face service suspensions due to overhead line troubles, with restoration efforts aimed at resuming services by the first train Wednesday morning.

Sony Group announced on Monday that it has terminated merger negotiations with Zee Entertainment Enterprises, a major player in Indian broadcasting. In 2021, Sony had unveiled plans to merge its subsidiary with Zee Entertainment in a deal valued at approximately $1.27 billion, aimed at bolstering its broadcasting business in India.

The final judging of the "56th Miss Japan Contest 2024" was held on January 22nd in Tokyo, where Karolina Shiino, a 26-year-old model from Aichi Prefecture, emerged victorious as the Grand Prix winner.

A spate of violent attacks by a gang of four men on the streets of Ichinomiya in central Japan on Sunday evening has left one man with head injuries.

Three weeks since the Noto Peninsula earthquake, the JR Nanao Line between Hakui and Nanao stations has resumed operation, signaling a much-needed move towards normalcy for local residents. Regular trains are now running on schedule from the first service of the day.

The Bank of Japan (BoJ) is set to hold a two-day monetary policy meeting starting on Monday, with indications of a willingness to shift its policy once it can foresee achieving its 2% price stability target in conjunction with wage increases.

A 19-year-old Brazilian national has been arrested for shoplifting at a convenience store in Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture, and allegedly punching the clerk in the face while fleeing.

FamilyMart, salah satu jaringan minimarket terbesar di Jepang, akan mulai mengenakan biaya 6-yen untuk sendok dan garpu plastik mulai tanggal 29 Januari.

At Tokyo DisneySea, a frenetic scramble for limited-edition merchandise, predominantly by groups believed to be Chinese, has sparked controversy, with their bulk purchasing behavior highlighted on social media. This frenzy has led to concerns about potential domestic and international reselling of these goods.

Saham-saham Tokyo melonjak ke level tertinggi pada hari Senin pagi, dengan Nikkei secara singkat melampaui level tertinggi sejak era pasca-bubble selama jam-jam perdagangan.

There has been a significant number of cancellations in Kanazawa, an iconic hot spring town located more than 100km from the earthquake's epicenter, even though there was no seismic damage.

Five newcomers have officially declared their candidacies in the Kyoto mayoral election as campaigning kicked off on Sunday, with the incumbent who has served four terms over 16 years choosing not to run for re-election.

A monkey was caught on video Saturday in Kyoto's bustling downtown area of Shijo-Kawaramachi amid multiple reports of "monkey sightings".

In the case where a couple in their 50s were found dead in their home in Adachi Ward, Tokyo, a bloodstained shoe, believed to belong to the wife, was found in the trash of the Filipino suspect.

Tokyo stocks soared to hew highs on Monday morning, with the Nikkei briefly surpassing its highest level since the post-bubble era during trading hours.

The Imperial Household Agency announced that Princess Aiko, the eldest daughter of Emperor and Empress, will start working as a staff member at the Japanese Red Cross Society from April.

The number of patients infected with Invasive Group A Streptococcus (iGAS), commonly referred to as 'flesh-eating bacteria', has reached an all-time high in Japan since investigations began into this rare infection.

A man was rushed to hospital on Sunday afternoon after being found collapsed and bleeding near Shibuya's Hachiko statue after stabbing himself in the thigh.

The cast stage greeting for the blockbuster movie "SPYxFAMILY CODE: White" took place on Saturday, at TOHO Cinemas Hibiya in Tokyo, with voice actors Takuya Eguchi, Atsumi Tanezaki, Saori Hayami, Kenichiro Matsuda, Tomoya Nakamura, and Kenjirou Tsuda in attendance.

The Noto Peninsula Earthquake has been vividly captured by a dashcam in Suzu City, Ishikawa, illustrating the severity of the tremor that shook the region.

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