AS STOCKS surge and consumer prices inch higher, investors say it's time for the Bank of Japan to reduce equity purchases that have been criticised for distorting the market...

[TOKYO] Obayashi Corp, one of Japan's 'big four' construction firms, on Monday said Tokyo prosecutors have raided its offices on suspicion of "deceptive obstruction of business...

[BRUSSELS] The EU and Japan announced on Friday they have finalised terms for a giant free trade deal, presenting it as a challenge to the protectionism championed by US President Donald Trump.

[TOKYO] Japan is to acquire medium-range, air-launched cruise missiles, capable of striking North Korea, a controversial purchase of what will become the longest-range munitions of a country that has...

[TOKYO] Japanese consumer confidence improved in November to its highest level in four years, lifted by surging stock prices and a robust job market, the Cabinet Office said on Monday.

Dust off those skis and head out to Club Med's latest Asian playground in Tomamu, Japan, just 90 minutes away from New Chitose Airport. The resort is Club Med's second property in Hokkaido...

IN JAPAN'S declining regions, land gets abandoned. The ownership of about 11 per cent of Japan's landmass is now unclear, with the current owners unable to be contacted, or unknown...

THE Japanese government stuck to its moderately upbeat view on the economy in November, its monthly economic report showed on Tuesday, saying that it remained on a recovery path helped by consumer...

[TOKYO] SHARES of Mitsubishi Materials Corp fell as much as 11 per cent on Friday, the lowest since August, after the firm said its subsidiaries had falsified product data, the latest in a series of...

JAPANESE lawmakers are just weeks away from proposing changes that could erode tax advantages for Big Tobacco's new hope: heat-not-burn products that deliver a nicotine hit without all the smoke...