[TOKYO] Japan must avoid any increase in property tax for commercial land as the coronavirus pandemic is hurting many companies, Akira Amari, head of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's tax...

[SINGAPORE] Essential travel for expatriates and businessmen between Singapore and Japan could resume next month, as both countries agree to ease restrictions currently in place to combat the...

[TOKYO] The billionaire founder of Japanese online fashion store Zozo, Yusaku Maezawa, acquired large stakes in two Japanese apparel companies including multi-brand retailer United Arrows,...

[TOKYO] Japan and Britain agreed to lift auto tariffs for a post-Brexit trade agreement in 2026 despite Japan's push to lift the tariffs earlier, the Nikkei Asian Review reported on Sunday.

[TOKYO] Activist fund Effissimo Capital Management, the biggest investor in Toshiba, was kept in limbo by Japan's government over a key shareholder vote until the day before the industrial...

[TOKYO] US defence company Raytheon is lobbying Japanese lawmakers to replace Lockheed Martin Corp as the supplier of powerful radars as Tokyo reconsiders plans for two Aegis Ashore missile...

[PARIS] France said Friday that Japan has agreed to lift the last remaining restrictions on imports of French beef 20 years after they were imposed due to concern over BSE commonly called mad cow...

[TOKYO] Japan will buy 120 million doses of AstraZeneca Plc's experimental Covid-19 vaccine from early next year, its health minister said on Friday, adding that domestic pharmaceutical firms...

[TOKYO] Japan on Thursday marks 75 years since the world's first atomic bomb attack, with the coronavirus pandemic forcing a scaling back of ceremonies to commemorate the victims.

JAPANESE drugstores were stripped bare of gargling solution by Wednesday, a day after the governor of the western prefecture of Osaka suggested it could help fight coronavirus, triggering panicked...