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People ordered to evacuate areas of Japan as Typhoon Haishen approaches

The storm is expected to intensify on Sunday, with heavy rain, storm surges and winds of more than 100mph (160km/h).

Japanese PM to step down due to declining health – reports

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s term ends in September next year.

Emperor expresses ‘deep remorse’ on 75th anniversary of Japan’s WW2 surrender

Emperor Naruhito expressed ‘deep remorse’ over Japan’s actions during World War II in a sombre ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the country’s unconditional surrender on Saturday.

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

Questions remain from promising vaccine trials

Japan urges firms to have staff work from home over coronavirus

Japan urged businesses on Tuesday to have staff work from home to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, and its top-flight soccer division announced it was postponing matches, just months before the country is due to host the Summer Olympics.

Japan to step up efforts on coronavirus after first death

China's coronavirus outbreak showed no sign of peaking with health authorities on Friday reporting more than 5,000 new cases.

Japanese emperor to make state visit to United Kingdom

The visit will take place in Spring 2020.

Fly me to the moon: Japanese billionaire Maezawa seeks girlfriend for...

Applicants must "be interested in going into space and able to participate in the preparation for it" and "be someone who wishes for world peace", the website states.

Nissan boss fled Japan after security firm stopped surveillance – sources

Ghosn has said he will speak publicly about his escape on Jan. 8.

Pope Francis arrives in Japan to promote anti-nuclear message

This is the second leg of a week-long Asian trip