Japan is seeking to extend tens of billions of yen in new loans to Iraq for building a water purification plant in Samawah, the first large-scale aid offered by Tokyo to the southern Iraqi city in

Japan, China and South Korea agreed Sunday to enhance cooperation in ensuring stable food supply as they wrapped up a meeting of farm ministers that was held for the first time in nearly three and

Japan will see mostly average to warmer weather from September to November, the official forecaster said on Tuesday.

Reduced winds on Saturday helped firefighters gain the upper hand against a series of giant wildfires in north-central Washington that earlier left three firefighters dead.

Japan’s environment minister will submit to the country’s industry ministry an objection over plans for a 1.07 gigawatt (GW) coal-fired plant to be built by Chubu Electric Power Co.

The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said Tuesday that 11,672 people were taken to hospitals nationwide to be treated for heatstroke in the week from July 27 to Aug 2, the first time ever that t

Solar, wind and other forms of renewable energy besides hydro-electric dams now supply more electricity than nuclear in Japan, China, India and five other major economies accounting for about half

The Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) on Wednesday gave the OK for Shikoku Electric Power Co to restart the No. 3 reactor at its Ikata nuclear power plant in Ehime Prefecture.

The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said Tuesday that 2,904 people were taken to hospital nationwide in May due to heat exhaustion.

Researchers are launching tests aimed at setting up a huge floating barrier off the Japanese coast, a project that could eventually help remove some of the 5.25 trillion pieces of rubbish polluting