Japan

Japan: Okinawa orders halt to work related to US base relocation

By Mon, Mar 23, 2015 5:00PM UTC

TOKYO (AP) — The governor of the southern Japanese island of Okinawa has ordered a Defense Ministry branch to suspend all work at the site where a key U.S. military air base is to be relocated.

Seoul, Beijing and Tokyo revive talks after disputes

By Sun, Mar 22, 2015 6:22PM UTC

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The foreign ministers of South Korea, China and Japan have met for the first time in three years and agreed to work together to restore trilateral summit talks among their leaders.

For one day only: Burger King to sell burger-scented cologne in Japan

By Fri, Mar 20, 2015 9:08PM UTC

TOKYO (AP) — For hamburger aficionados who can’t get enough of it, Burger King has an answer: a grilled burger-scented fragrance.

Japan confirms deaths of 3 nationals in Tunisia attack

By Thu, Mar 19, 2015 12:15PM UTC

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has confirmed the deaths of three of its nationals in the attack on tourists in Tunisia.

Michelle Obama visits Japan to showcase girls’ education aid

By Wed, Mar 18, 2015 5:26PM UTC

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is touring Asia to highlight cooperation on helping girls finish their educations.