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Japan’s Fukushima cleanup plan delays removal of fuel rods

Tokyo (AP) — Japan's government on Tuesday approved a revision of its 30-to-40-year plan to decommission the Fukushima nuclear plant, delaying by three more...

Japan’s Abe says he will call snap election for parliament

Tokyo (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Monday he will call an early election for parliament's more powerful lower house for next...

Young stars step up for Japan in 2-0 win over Australia

Saitama, Japan (AP) — The future looks bright for Japan's national soccer team. Two of the country's youngest players scored Thursday as Japan secured a...

North Korea fires missile over Japan in aggressive test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan before plunging into the northern...

US WWII vet in Japan to return flag to fallen soldier...

HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan (AP) — The former U.S. Marine knew the calligraphy-covered flag he took from a fallen Japanese soldier 73 years ago was more...

Japan marks three-year countdown to Tokyo 2020 Games

Tokyo (AP) — Japan began its three-year countdown to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Monday with concerts, races and other events meant to drum...

Industry Ministry to promote EEC projects in Japan

BANGKOK– The Ministry of Industry plans to promote economic cooperation with Japan, particularly on medical instrument industry and Thailand's Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) projects. Industry...

Japan proposes currency swap deal to ASEAN

HANOI, (VNA) -Japan on May 5 proposed a new type bilateral currency swap agreement, worth 40 billion USD, to the Association of South East...

Thailand and Japan discuss universal healthcare

BANGKOK,(NNT) – Thailand has struck up cooperation with Japan to develop sustainable universal healthcare and methods to accommodate its aging population. Minister of Public Health...

Japan’s Emperor and Empress to visit Thailand March 5-6

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan will pay a private visit to Thailand on Sunday and Monday. The Royal couple are currently visiting Vietnam...

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US extends 90 days limited reprieve on Huawei technology ban

NEW YORK (AP) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday that the United States will extend by 90 days a limited reprieve on U.S....

Thai children at risk online, exposed to violence, and sexual harassment

BANGKOK,19 August 2019 - The Department of Children and Youth, has disclosed the results of a survey of online risks faced by Thai children...

AP sources: Alibaba exec to buy Nets, arena for $3.4 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — In a record sale for a U.S. sports franchise, the co-founder of Alibaba agreed to buy the remaining 51 percent...

Thousands flee from ‘monster’ wildfire on Canary Islands

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain's Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing...

Van control measures following crash in Sa Kaeo

Sa Kaeo,19 August 2019 - A van carrying Lao migrant workers on their way to a Thailand-Cambodia border pass, yesterday rammed into an 18-wheel...