Inspired by actors on a hit soap opera, Chinese tourists are flocking to South Korea for cosmetic surgery.
Tepco is ordered to pay $470,000 to the family of the woman who became depressed after the 2011 nuclear disaster.
U.S. Navy shows off one of its high-tech submarines at port in Japan, amid regional tensions in Asia.
Antonio Inoki is hosting a wrestling tournament in Pyongyang — and hoping for a diplomatic breakthrough.
He fled a country where operas extol the virtues of Kim Il Sung. In exile, his music pushes new boundaries.
Abe sent an offering to the Yasukuni Shrine but did not go in person on Friday, the anniversary of Japan’s defeat in World War II.
Pope Francis, who arrives in South Korea on Thursday, will be the first pontiff to visit East Asia in 25 years.
The government is using the noodle soup for soft power abroad, but at home, it’s losing favor.
Victims’ families say they won’t leave the protest site, not even for the pope, until an independent probe is started.
With his domestic approval ratings plummeting, Abe is finding a warmer reception overseas than in Japan.