TOKYO (Reuters) - A delay in Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife moving into their official residence, the site of past assassinations, has revived talk of ghosts in the corridors, prompting the government to deny any knowledge of hauntings. Full story
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, unveiling the latest tranche of his growth strategy on Friday, set targets to triple infrastructure exports, double sales of agriculture products overseas and boost private-sector investment to the level seen before the 2008 financial crisis. Full story
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan is expected to stand pat on monetary policy next week despite jitters over the recent jump in bond yields, hoping it can stem the volatility by fine-tuning market operations. Full story
Dozens of the walking undead parade through the streets of Tokyo for a "Zombie Parade." TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.
Tokyo’s cherry blossoms came into bloom 10 days ahead of schedule, the earliest sighting since 2002. TODAY.com’s Dara Brown reports.
A magnitude 5.7 earthquake and several aftershocks rock residents of Japan living north of Tokyo. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.
A Tokyo chef is serving up a six-course meal that's made from soil. TODAY.com's Alex Witt reports.
Two out of the five new cheetah cubs born at Tokyo's Tama Zoological Park are "King Cheetahs" which carry a recessive gene that makes them rare. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.
A security personnel stands guard at the Bank of Japan building in Tokyo, May 22, 2013. REUTERS/Yuya Shino
Fuji Photo Film Co Chief Executive Officer Shigetaka Komori speaks during an interview with Reuters at the company headquarters in Tokyo in this February 14, 2006 file photo. To match Special Report JAPAN-ABE REUTERS/Issei Kato/Files (JAPAN - Tags: HEADSHOT POLITICS)
Voters listen to speeches by Japan Restoration Party leader and nationalist former Tokyo governor Shintaro Ishihara and his deputy, Osaka mayor Toru Hashimoto, at Tokyo's Ginza shopping district in this December 9, 2012 file photo. To match Special Report JAPAN-ABE REUTERS/Issei Kato/Files (JAPAN
Japan Restoration Party deputy leader and also Osaka Mayor, Toru Hashimoto attends a joint news conference to unveil their party's election campaign platform in Tokyo in this November 29, 2012 file photo. To match Special Report JAPAN-ABE REUTERS/Issei Kato/Files (JAPAN - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS