Japanese media quoted witnesses as saying the helicopter was flying extremely low in foggy weather before the crash.Read the full story ›
Tokyo Medical University manipulated entrance exam results because it anticipated women would shorten their careers after becoming mothers.Read the full story ›
The group created a virtual reality experience of the atomic bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima in 1945.Read the full story ›
Newcastle have announced that Japan forward Yoshinori Muto has completed his move to the club from Mainz after being granted a work permit at a hearing on Thursday.
Muto, 26, who underwent a medical and agreed personal terms with the Magpies last week, has joined on a four-year deal.
I am very happy to be a player for Newcastle. I am really looking forward to playing in front of the fans.
As the first Japanese Newcastle player, I am honoured to be a player for such a big club. I hope to achieve good results - that is what I am here to do. I would like to perform well and leave my name in Newcastle's history.
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt is visiting China in an effort to boost trade and diplomatic links.Read the full story ›
Artificial shooting stars have been developed by a Japanese tech start-up and could be available to the public by 2020.Read the full story ›
Residents returning to their homes were left speechless and unsure where to start the recovery and clean-up due to the extent of the damage.Read the full story ›
Belgium came from two down to win with the last kick of the game as Nacer Chadli finished off a fine counter-attack to break Japan hearts.Read the full story ›
The special ‘shinkansen’, adorned with the cartoon favourite inside and out, made its inaugural trip between Osaka and Fukuoka.Read the full story ›
A silhouette is being projected onto property windows to give the illusion of a man being inside the house.Read the full story ›