Defence

Analysis: The Asia-Pacific arms race has taken an ominous turn

im体育官网As China increases its military might and trust in US alliances erode, Australia and Japan are going on the offensive.

Analysis: The Asia-Pacific arms race has taken an ominous turn

AJ Impact

Going vacant: Japan's empty offices drag real estate shares down

im体育官网Office vacancies in Tokyo's main business areas have risen for four consecutive months due to coronavirus lockdowns.

Going vacant: Japan's empty offices drag real estate shares down

Asia Pacific

Japan moves to close iconic Mount Fuji to hikers over COVID-19

im体育官网The volcano normally attracts crowds of visitors every summer, including many who believe it holds special religious significance.

Asia Pacific

Japan set for more heavy rain amid flood disaster

Floods and landslides have killed 59 people in Japan since Saturday as soldiers, police and rescue workers strive to reach stranded people.

Asia Pacific

China, Japan hit by devastating floods, mudslides

im体育官网Dozens of people have died in the flooding and millions have been told to leave their homes.

Japan

'Time running out': Japan keeps searching for flooding survivors

At least 50 deaths confirmed but officials expect the toll to rise as new heavy rain warnings are issued.

Japan

'Time running out': Japan keeps searching for flooding survivors

im体育官网At least 50 deaths confirmed but officials expect the toll to rise as new heavy rain warnings are issued.

'Time running out': Japan keeps searching for flooding survivors

AJ Impact

Japan's household spending slumps by record amid pandemic

im体育官网Household spending slumped 16.2 percent in May from a year earlier, as Japanese tightened their belts.

Japan's household spending slumps by record amid pandemic

Asia Pacific

Deadly floods, landslides wreak havoc in southern Japan

For Japan, it is the worst natural disaster since a typhoon stuck last October.

Japan

In Pictures: Desperate searches as dozens die in Japan floods

im体育官网Thousands of rescue workers search through the wreckage of houses to look for survivors as nearly 40 are feared dead.

In Pictures: Desperate searches as dozens die in Japan floods

Asia Pacific

Tokyo's Koike re-elected governor, buoyed by coronavirus handling

First female governor of Japan's capital is seen as possible future candidate for prime minister.

Tokyo's Koike re-elected governor, buoyed by coronavirus handling

Weather

Japan searches for survivors with nearly 40 feared dead in floods

im体育官网Many elderly people are thought to have lost their lives after torrential rain lashed southern island of Kyushu.

Asia Pacific

Dozens killed in southern Japan floods

At least 34 people are believed to have been killed in southern Japan, as torrential rain and severe flooding continues across several Asian countries.

NewsFeed

Japan's 90-year-old 'Gamer Grandma'

This 90-year-old ‘Gamer Grandma’ from Japan holds a Guinness World Record as the world's oldest gaming YouTuber.

Weather

Japan floods leave some 20 dead, more rains expected

Rescue helicopters pluck more people from their homes in the Kumamoto region as thousands join rescue operation.

Japan floods leave some 20 dead, more rains expected