Japan Emperor Turns 64, Hopes for Noto Reconstruction
Japan's Emperor Naruhito turned 64 on Friday as he hopes for the reconstruction of areas hit by the Noto Peninsula earthquake on Jan. 1.
Some Biz Leaders Expect Nikkei to Top 40,000 in 2024
Some Japanese financial and business leaders expect the Nikkei 225 stock average to exceed 40,000 by the end of 2024, after the benchmark stock index hit an all-time closing high for the first time in some 34 years on Thursday.
Oisix Chairman Resigns over Gaffe on Treated Water
Major Japanese food delivery company Oisix ra daichi Inc. said Thursday that Kazuyoshi Fujita resigned as its chairman the same day over his recent remark about treated water from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant in northeastern Japan.
Japan Economy in "State of Inflation": BOJ Chief Ueda
The Japanese economy is currently in a "state of inflation, not deflation," Bank of Japan Governor Kazuo Ueda told a parliamentary committee meeting on Thursday.
1st Hearing Held on Unification Church Dissolution Request
Tokyo District Court on Thursday held the first hearing on the Japanese government's request for a dissolution order against the controversial religious organization Unification Church.
Japanese Actress Yoko Yamamoto Dies at 81
Japanese actress Yoko Yamamoto died in Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, it was learned Thursday. She was 81.