Legislators revised Japan’s century-old rape law in 2017 to include harsher penalties, among other changes.
12 Jun 2019 12:03 PM
Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto said the plan would help push a message of sustainability.
11 Jun 2019 2:56 PM
G20 finance minister and central bank chiefs produced statement saying, ‘growth remains low and risks remain tilted to the downside.’
09 Jun 2019 3:36 PM
The meeting focused on the ways to promote trade and cooperation among the G20 countries.
09 Jun 2019 11:55 AM
Japan, the world's third-largest economy, is hosting the G-20 for the first time since it was founded in 1999.
09 Jun 2019 11:38 AM
Global growth appears to be stabilizing and is projected to pick up moderately later this year and into 2020, said G20 communique.
08 Jun 2019 6:04 PM
While there were gaps on exact system, the policymakers agreed there needed to be a global approach to taxing the tech giants.
08 Jun 2019 12:05 PM
The proposed Fiat Chrysler deal collapsed suddenly on Thursday, with FCA laying the blame at the door of Paris.
08 Jun 2019 11:10 AM
US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was down by 32 cents, or 0.6 per cent, at USD 53.16 a barrel.
05 Jun 2019 9:04 AM
Mikami added that the operator has shut down the line and it was uncertain when services would be resumed.
02 Jun 2019 1:18 PM
In Tehran, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran was not seeking nuclear weapons, which its supreme leader had banned in an edict.
28 May 2019 11:52 AM
The fire department said 17 others were injured in the attack, among them more children.
28 May 2019 8:19 AM
The prosecutor’s office says other passengers reported seeing the man convulsing in the early hours of Friday.
27 May 2019 1:39 PM
Trump explicitly linked trade and security, a link that disturbs Tokyo, whose alliance with US stands at the core of its defence policies.
27 May 2019 10:52 AM
After calling on Naruhito in the morning, Trump and his avowed close friend Abe will meet for summit talks and have lunch.
27 May 2019 8:48 AM
"North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me, Trump wrote on Twitter.
26 May 2019 9:01 AM
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will treat Trump to an imperial banquet and front row seats at a sumo tournament during the trip.
25 May 2019 3:10 PM
The USD 70 billion Japanese trade surplus with the US is dwarfed by China’s USD 379 billion surplus.
25 May 2019 9:28 AM
Trump will not be the first foreign dignitary to present a trophy to a sumo tournament winner.
22 May 2019 1:30 PM
US West Texas Intermediate crude was 82 cents, 1.3 per cent, higher at USD 63.58 a barrel.
20 May 2019 10:33 AM