Tokyo/Xinhua: Japan's number of newborn babies in 2020 is expected to decrease to around 845,000, hitting a new record low, local media reported Saturday.
Tokyo: Japan on Wednesday unveiled its new submarine amid growing aggressive stance by China in recent times.
Moscow/Sputnik: Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, appointed earlier in September, held on Tuesday his first phone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Japanese media reported on Tuesday.
Earlier in September, US President Donald Trump said the country was ready to help both India and China fix their border dispute as the two most populous nations engaged in activities deemed 'attempted transgression' by both New Delhi and Beijing.
Tokyo/Xinhua: Japan's economy in the April-June period shrank an annualized real 28.1 percent from the previous quarter, downwardly revised from the 27.8 percent contraction initially reported, the government said in a report on Tuesday.
Tokyo/Sputnik: More than 1.1 million people living in Japan’s four southwestern prefectures were ordered to immediately evacuate on Monday due to Typhoon Haishen, which has been raging across northeast Asia over the weekend, the NHK broadcaster reported.
Tokyo/UNI: Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has included India and Bangladesh in the list of relocation sites for companies that move their manufacturing sites from China to ASEAN countries.
Moscow/Sputnik: Japan’s newest opposition political party, made up of members from the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan (CDPJ) and the Democratic Party for the People (DPP), will hold a vote on September 10 to decide its leader and name, lawmakers told domestic media on Tuesday.
Tokyo/Sputnik: The Japanese Environment Ministry announced on Tuesday that the third disaster relief team would leave for Mauritius soon to help the island nation clean up the oil that leaked from Japan's distressed Wakashio cargo ship in the Indian Ocean last month.
Tokyo, Sep 1 (Sputnik) More than 50,000 people in Japan have lost their jobs temporarily or completely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the data published on Tuesday by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.
Tokyo: A large number of Mongolians assembled in front of the Chinese embassy Japanese city of Tokyo and protested against President Xi Jinping-led administration on Aug 28.
Tokyo/Sputnik: Chief Cabinet Secretary of Japan Yoshihide Suga will join the race to succeed outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as head of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, who will also become the country's next prime minister, the Kyodo news agency reported on Sunday, citing a source familiar with the matter.
Tokyo/Sputnik: A post-Brexit agreement on foreign trade between Japan and the United Kingdom, which was set to be reached by the end of August, has been postponed to September, Japan's Kyodo new agency reported on Friday.
Tokyo/UNI: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who suffers from a chronic illness, is to step down from his post owing to health issues.
Tokyo/Sputnik: A Japanese cybersecurity firm said it found stolen login details for over 7,600 Facebook accounts stored on a server based in Russia, media reported Tuesday.