Crying once a week can improve your mental health, according to a teacher encouraging Japanese students and workers to shed tears. Here’s how it reduces stress...
Extreme weather, including the most powerful storm to hit Japan in 25 years, has confused the island's fauna.
Japan has topped the recently refreshed Henley & Partners Passport Index.
These forces are shaping the global economy into the future.
Even though they contribute to global warming, airports were not built with the effects of climate change in mind.
In the 1990s, the two scientists made key discoveries that led to the development of promising new cancer-fighting immunotherapy drugs.
The Hayabusa2 probes have landed on the Ryugu asteroid as it hurtles through space.
If sustainable urbanization is one of the paramount challenges of the 21st century, then Asia is ground zero for determining whether humanity can succeed.
Researchers in Japan argue that technology means two people can effectively share the same body.
Many of us are guilty of obsessively buying books - and never reading them. The Japanese word tsundoku reflects this trend.
The next generation of mobile infrastructure is supposed to provide everyone with advanced digital services such as virtual reality. But without sharing networks, it may be too expensive
The region's youth are reaching working age faster than their countries can create jobs for them – threatening the strong growth of the recent past.
A collaboration between an air conditioning manufacturer and an electronics giant could make post-lunch drowsiness a thing of the past.
The cost of childcare in the US is causing potential parents to think twice about having children.
Floods that killed at least 176 people were the country's worst weather disaster for 36 years.