[TOKYO] Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike will ask businesses in Japan's biggest city to refrain from operating until the end of this month, following the central government's extension of the state of...

[TOKYO] With just hours left on Tuesday before Japan imposes a state of emergency on Tokyo and six other prefectures to contain the coronavirus, the idea of leaving the capital, or "Escape from...

MAJOR sporting nations Australia and Canada quit the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Monday as organisers faced global pressure to postpone the Games due to the coronavirus crisis for the first time in...

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks slid to their lowest in three and a half years on Monday as the Bank of Japan's emergency pledge to boost buying of Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) by up to double current levels...

[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index fell more than six per cent on Friday, trimming losses, following a global rout on fears of a recession linked to the coronavirus outbreak.

[TOKYO] Tokyo Disneyland will remain closed through early April instead of reopening next week, amid worries about the spreading coronavirus infections, operator Oriental Land said on Wednesday....

[TOKYO] A five-time mayor of a central Tokyo district that includes Japan's financial centre is facing questions over his purchase of a 100 million yen (S$1.352 million) apartment that wasn't...

[TOKYO] Tokyo's key Nikkei index closed flat on Wednesday with investors cautious as they eyed results from the race to become the Democratic challenger to US President Donald Trump.

[TOKYO] Tokyo shares tumbled over 3.6 per cent at the close on Friday, extending losses for a fifth day after US and European sell-offs on worries over the economic impact of the coronavirus...

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks ended down more than two per cent on Thursday as investors closely tracked headlines over the spreading coronavirus outbreak.