Nationwide restrictions end as state of emergency is lifted in Tokyo and four other areas.
21 May 2020 GMT+3
Magazine reported prosecutor Hiromu Kurokawa was gambling at mahjong in defiance of social-distancing rules.
20 May 2020 GMT+3
Investigators claim former US Special Forces soldier and his son helped Carlos Ghosn sneak out of Japan to avoid trial.
18 May 2020 GMT+3
$18bn operating shortfall at bank's Saudi-backed Vision Fund includes mass losses at WeWork and Uber.
18 May 2020 GMT+3
Japan's GDP shrank by 3.4 percent in the first quarter as its main export markets were crushed by coronavirus lockdowns.
14 May 2020 GMT+3
PM Abe announces ending of the measure in 39 prefectures, excluding Tokyo, Osaka and six other prefectures.
12 May 2020 GMT+3
Securing multiple trade deals simultaneously is not impossible, say experts, but the UK will have to make concessions.
11 May 2020 GMT+3
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the government may help firms and students affected by coronavirus-related shutdowns.
4 May 2020 GMT+3
New infections force prime minister to extend lengthy state of emergency, promising to lift it as soon as possible.
3 May 2020 GMT+3
What lessons can be learned from the different approaches of four Asian nations to the coronavirus pandemic?
1 May 2020 GMT+3
Despite billions in spending by Japan's government, the global fall in oil prices and weak demand have hit its economy.
28 April 2020 GMT+3
Unemployment in Japan, while lower than many other countries, is expected to worsen in the coming months.
24 April 2020 GMT+3
Although prices rose for food and face masks, lower energy costs dragged Japan's inflation lower for a second month.
21 April 2020 GMT+3
Japanese firms have suspended operations due to the pandemic, even though the government has allowed them to operate.
20 April 2020 GMT+3
Japan and the International Olympic Committee made the unprecedented decision last month to delay the Games for a year.
17 April 2020 GMT+3
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said citizens would get about $930 each as Japan's state of emergency is extended.
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