Taipei authorities have released Taiwanese-Japanese actress and singer Makiyo on $1,000 bail (NT$30,000) and barred her from leaving the island for her involvement in a dispute last week that seriously injured a taxi cab driver
New chairman vows to “accelerate the innovation that enables us to create new business domains”
The population of Japan is forecast to shrink by two thirds over the next century as the number of births falls below the replacement rate.
Japan’s unemployment rate edged up unexpectedly in December to 4.6% from 4.5% a month earlier, Bloomberg News said, citing Japan’s statistics bureau.
Only three of Japan’s nuclear reactors remain in operation after Chugoku Electric Power Co. shut its No. 2 reactor at its Shimane nuclear plant for scheduled maintenance Friday
North Korea has kidnapped 571 South Koreans since the end of the Korean War.
The Japanese government kept secret a worst-case scenario report by experts that warned there was the possibility the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant may require the forced evacuation of tens of millions from Tokyo.
Olympus admitted to paying inflated fees in order to secretly cover losses
Size of the alimony payments not disclosed
Police arrest three after worker linked to yakuza group sent to Kansai Electric Nuclear Plant, Jiji says
Worker was employed by a company run by a yakuza group affiliated with the Kudo-kai syndicate