The 2023 Praemium Imperiale Awards recognize excellence in fine and performing arts and archtecture, much like the Nobel Prize recognizes the sciences.
While a clear win for press freedom, dismissal of the politically motivated tax cases clears "the way of doing business in the Philippines," says Maria Ressa.
Byun Hee-Jae's charges against Yoon Suk-yeol are based on his years as prosecutor and they've garnered the interest of leftist heavyweights like Song Young-gil.
Professor Jaffe received the Kanazawa University International Award for highlighting DT Suzuki's significance as an ambassador of Japanese Buddhism.
August 11 is "Mountain Day" in Japan and increasing numbers of people are celebrating by climbing Mount Fuji, where crowd control safety measures are starting.
The 2023 Japan Market Expansion Competition (JMEC) brought together 50 people from 14 countries in 12 teams to showcase their business marketing creativity.
Typhoon Mawar hit Japan as a powerful tropical storm bringing torrential waves of "training" thunderstorms along with floods, landslides, death and disruption.
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"I am aware that there are several issues that still need to be addressed" with South Korea, but will build on a mutual relationship of trust,...
Each region in Japan has its own high-quality traditions in local Japanese crafts, but in Yamagata there are new opportunities for visitors to experience them.
This International Women's Day, JAPAN Forward presents the stories of 14 exceptional women who let nothing get in the way of achieving their dreams.
While shining the spotlight on Japanese sports stories, the redesigned SportsLook website has several new features and a goal of raising coverage to a new level.