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Osaka Gas Co is looking to buy a stake in at least one U.S. shale gas project to help supply fuel to the Freeport LNG project in Texas, a senior company official said on Tuesday.
A fourth U.S. Navy officer has been implicated in a far-reaching bribery scandal involving a defense contractor's CEO, an NCIS agent and multiple senior naval officials.
KRT OLYMPIC SPORTS STORY SLUGGED: OLYMPICS KRT PHOTOGRAPH BY DAVID BERGMAN/MIAMI HERALD NAGANO, Japan, February 22 -- The American flag is raised next to the Japanese flag during the playing of the respective national anthems Sunday at closing ceremonies for the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.
Snails have their genitals on their necks, penguins don't have them at all, male seahorses carry the pregnancy and give birth and female hyena's have a pseudopenis.
At the Zepp Nagoya in Japan earlier tonight, Bob Dylan played "Working Man's Blues #2" for the first time on his current tour, according to Bob Links .
The ferry that sank off South Korea on Wednesday was once operated by a Japanese firm to link remote southwestern islands, the former operator said Thursday.
Japan's power supply will be tight this summer if all its nuclear reactors remain shut, although blackouts are not expected as long as there are no problems at the thermal fuel plants now providing the bulk of the country's electricity.
Wrestling Church is spending Easter Sunday preaching the Gospel of the Squared Circle.
Japanese Prime Minister Shizo Abe's visit to the Yasukuni Shine last December violated Japan's constitutional separation of state and religion and should not be made again, Kazuo Okawa, lawyer of the Okawa Law Firm in Osaka, said Wednesday.
Mark Karpeles, Mt. Gox CEO, leaves the Tokyo District Court in Tokyo, Japan, after its bankruptcy filing.
You can already see the trailer on television for the latest epic version of Godzilla that opens theatrically on May 16. More interesting is that from April 18 to 24 the Film Forum on Houston Street in New York City will be showing Godzilla: The Japanese Original , a sixtieth anniversary restoration, including new subtitles, of Japan's most ... (more)
The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer Takanami, left, sails alongside the USS McCampbell on March 9, 2014, in the Pacific Ocean.
For Abenomics bulls who still hold out hope that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe intends to make good on his pledges to revitalize Japan, the past week must have been at least a little disconcerting.
Photographer Reginald Van de Velde didn't go to Japan for the normal tourist attractions, but rather for the sole purpose of exploring its abandoned theme parks.
Seoul and Tokyo on Wednesday began their first director-general-level meeting on the issue of Korean victims of Japan's wartime sexual slavery as they struggled to mend their strained ties.
There's a "revealing and surprising" element in zippers, says artist Jun Kitagawa, seen here with his painting at Tokyo's Roppongi Tunnel.
MANILA If you are looking for a job not too far away from the Philippines, then Japan may just be the host country for you.