The Bank of Japan Thursday kept its key policy rate unchanged and refrained from announcing any monetary easing measures citing that the country's economy is picking up moderately.
As Japan struggles to define its approach to nuclear power after Fukushima, today's Hiroshima anniversary recalls just how risky nuclear technology can be.
Obama will be in Connecticut on Monday on a fundraising jaunt that features two tiers of backers.
Honda Motor Co. (NYSE: HMC) reported on Wednesday July U.S. sales rose 45.3 percent to 116,944 as the Japanese automaker continues its robust recovery from last year's earthquake and tsunami in Japan and flooding in Thailand.
Nissan Motor Co. (Tokyo: 7201) reported on Wednesday U.S. July Car sales up 16.2 percent over the year before on strong demand for cars, particularly the Altima and Rogue models.
Women in Hong Kong are living longer than those in Japan according to the latest annual report from the Japanese health ministry.
Scientists modeled the spread of radioactive material from the site of a nuclear accident in Japan and predict that health effects will be higher than some officials have acknowledged.
Japan, which is still floundering from last year's earthquake-tsunami, is once again nearing a recession, economists say.
A magnitude-4.3 earthquake hit just outside Fort Bragg in California on Sunday at about 5:05 a.m. PDT (8:05 a.m. EDT), according to the U.S. Geological Survey, or USGS.
At least 150 people have died after massive floods hit the Russian city of Krymsk, and suspicions have erupted over the exact cause of the flooding.
A major study released by Japan's first-ever independent commission appointed by Parliament says the nuclear disaster was ultimately caused by government-business collusion but lays blame on Japan's society as well.
Nissan Motor Co. (Tokyo: 7201) June U.S. car sales rose 28.2 percent on gains for almost every model in the Nissan lineup.
Neither sanctuaries nor moratoriums have stopped Japanese crews from killing hundreds of whales every year in the waters surrounding Antarctica.
Social Media Day is being celebrated around the world today on Twitter, Facebook and at meetups around the world.
Japan's industrial production declined in May from the previous month, according to data released by the Trade Ministry Friday.
Japanese Premier Yoshihiko Noda on Saturday announced the restart of two nuclear reactors, for the first time since the closure of all of country's nuclear power plants following last year's Fukushima crisis, disregarding the widespread public opposition to nuclear power.