Updated Thursday, November 27, 2014 0:02 am TWN
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Dozens of villagers remained in shelters Monday as aftershocks rattled a region in central Japan hit by a weekend earthquake that injured at least 41 people and destroyed more than 50 homes.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Japan's lower parliamentary chamber was dissolved Friday in readiness for a mid-December general election, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe moves to consolidate his grip on power and reinvigorate a faltering economic growth drive.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the lower house of Japan's parliament Friday, forcing a snap election in an apparent bid to shore up support for his scandal-plagued government so that he can pursue his policy goals.
Of all the overfished fish in the seas, luscious, fatty bluefin tuna are among the most threatened. Marine scientist Goro Yamazaki, who is known in this seaside community as “Young Mr. Fish,” is working to ensure the species survives.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Japan said Tuesday it has cut its Antarctic whale-catch quota by two-thirds in a move it hopes will convince international opponents it is conducting real science, not hiding a commercial hunt behind a veneer of research.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Residents of Japan's Okinawa Sunday elected a governor who opposes plans to relocate a U.S. military base within the island chain, a fresh setback in efforts to resolve a thorny issue in military relations.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Okinawa's voters will deliver their verdict Sunday on a decision to press ahead with the long-stalled relocation of a U.S. military base, in an election Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe needs to win.
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