[TOKYO] Sony said Tuesday its net profit surged 53.3 percent in the first quarter, but warned annual profits were likely to see double-digit falls compared with the previous fiscal year.

[TOKYO] Japan's Nippon Steel Corp said on Tuesday it will appeal a South Korean court ruling that allows for the company's assets in that country to be seized and sold as compensation for forced...

[TOKYO] Japan would need to respond if South Korea seizes Japanese assets over wartime forced labour disputes, Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday, describing such a move as being in...

AUGUST marks the 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan (VJ Day) that finally brought closure to World War II. While Japan was a major US foe then, today Tokyo's importance in the Western alliance...

[TOKYO] The Japanese owner of 7-Eleven convenience stores has agreed to buy Marathon Petroleum Corp's Speedway gas stations for US$21 billion, brushing aside coronavirus concerns to return to the...

[FUJISAWA, Japan] At Japanese electronics retailer Nojima's sales outlet in Fujisawa, south of Tokyo, Tadashi Sato, 72, is defining a work culture that could soon become commonplace in a country...

[TOKYO] Suzuki Motor Corp on Monday saw its operating profit nearly wiped out during the first quarter because of plunging car demand in India, its biggest market which has one of the world's...

[IGA, Japan] The mystique of Japan's once-feared covert warriors, spread by films and fiction, is embodied today in the world's first winner of a master's degree in ninja studies, who also grows...

[TOKYO] Japan's Okinawa region has declared a state of emergency and asked people to stay home for two weeks as the popular tourist destination sees an "explosive spread" of coronavirus cases.

JAPAN'S industrial output snapped four months of decline in June, pointing to a modest recovery in broader business and consumer activity in the world's third-largest economy, following a heavy...