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Japan on Saturday marked the 20th anniversary of the Kobe earthquake that killed more than 6,400 people with renewed calls for the quake-prone nation to stay vigilant against the next “Big One.”
Japan marks 20th anniversary of killer quake in Kobe

 

Japanese fashion giant Fast Retailing Co. is tightening controls on treatment of workers at key suppliers' factories in China following complaints by labor rights groups that highlight the pressures prevailing in the highly competitive low-cost garment industry.
Japan retailer Uniqlo moving to step up controls on mainland China suppliers

 

Japan approved its largest-ever defense budget for the next fiscal year on Wednesday, as hawkish Prime Minister Shinzo Abe looks to strengthen surveillance of territorial waters in the face of a continuing spat with China.
 

Japanese clothing giant Uniqlo came under fire Tuesday for buying supplies from Chinese factories accused of putting workers at risk in unsafe conditions, with sewage on the factory floor, extremely high temperatures and poor ventilation.
 

A Japanese firm said Thursday it was recalling tens of thousands of pouches of baby food after an insect was discovered in one package, the latest food scare to rock consumers.
 

A human tooth was served with French fries at a McDonald's in Japan last year, reports said Wednesday, the latest in a series of recent woes involving contaminated nuggets and a chip shortage.
 

Japan's conservative Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he would release a fresh statement on World War II this year, but would stand by previous apologies for wartime misdeeds.
 

A giant bluefin tuna sold for more than US$37,000 in the first auction of the year at a Tokyo fish market on Monday, as Japan faces growing pressure to cut back on consumption of the threatened fish.
Bluefin tuna nets US$37,480 in Tokyo auction

 

Seventy percent of the leaders of 30 major companies think the country's economy is moderately recovering, according to a Yomiuri Shimbun survey.
 

Japan's Emperor Akihito called for peace in his New Year's greeting to more than 80,000 visitors at the Imperial Palace Friday, with this year marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Japanese emperor greets New Year well-wishers

 

Japan's estimated number of newborn babies last year fell to 1.001 million, the lowest figure on record, further contributing to the ageing and shrinking of the country's population, official data showed Thursday.
 

Japan's ruling coalition agreed on Tuesday to cut the corporate tax rate, one of the world's highest, as a key part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's bid to stoke growth.
 

Japan plans to draw up a law to speed the deployment of troops overseas for peacekeeping operations and to support allies, reports said Sunday, in a move that could strain relations with neighbors wary about Japan's wartime history.
 

Japan's Cabinet on Saturday approved about 3.5 trillion yen (US$29 billion) in fresh stimulus, including subsidies and job creation, to help pull the world's third-largest economy out of recession.
 
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