Breaking news and features about Japan from the nation's most widely read English-language newspaper. 日本で一番読まれている英字新聞・ジャパンタイムズが発信する国内外ニュースと、様々なジャンルの特集記事。
The first meeting of the Extended Deterrence Strategy and Consultation Group since 2018 said any North Korean nuclear attack would be met with an "overwhelming and decisive response."
Consumer prices excluding fresh food rose 2.8% in August from a year ago. Barring the effect of sales tax increases, it was the strongest reading since 1991.
2018's kanji character of the year is 災 ('sai,' disaster), as chosen by a Kyoto-based kanji promotion organization. Japan saw a myriad of floods, typhoons and earthquakes this past year.
BREAKING: Yuzuru Hanyu wins gold for the men's figure skating long program. He's the first man to win back-to-back gold medals in this category in 66 years. Shoma Uno gets second. #WinterOlympics #figureskating #羽生くん