United Airlines has changed its policy on bumping customers following the outrage over an incident on Sunday. Footage of a screaming passenger being dragged off an overbooked flight went viral on social media.
The US and South Korean militaries said on Sunday that North Korea launched a ballistic missile from the country’s east coast, but it blew up almost immediately.
Figure skating icon Mao Asada, who has been plagued by left-knee pain, announced her retirement on Monday, saying she has lost the will to compete after a disappointing season.
The Japanese prime minister expressed support on Friday for the resolve of the United States after its missile strikes on a Syrian air base, from which a chemical attack was allegedly launched.
Police searched a high school in eastern Japan on Friday over the deaths of eight people in an avalanche during mountaineering training for possible charges of professional negligence.
Tokyo-based travel agency Tellmeclub, which specializes in discount overseas tours, filed for bankruptcy with the Tokyo District Court on Monday, affecting up to 90,000 people who have already paid for their trips.
A certified private nursery in western Japan was found to be secretly accepting children beyond its approved capacity and serving smaller lunches for toddlers to cut costs.
The Japanese government reached a three-way agreement on Friday with business and labor leaders to limit monthly overtime work to less than 100 hours during busy periods.
Japanese high school students tend to be more passive and put less importance on social status than their counterparts in the United States, China and South Korea, according to a survey released on Monday.
The Chief Cabinet Secretary stressed on Friday that the decision to end the Ground Self-Defense Force’s peacekeeping mission in South Sudan in May was not made out of security concerns.