There are no immediate reports of damage, although areas hardest hit by the quake could not be contacted by telephone.
In the small Japanese town of Kamikatsu, residents aims to be "zero-waste" by 2020.
Kubo, 18, earned his high-profile nickname after being invited to Barcelona's youth academy as a nine-year-old.
Police went to Ghosn’s home in the town of Etang-la-Ville as part of a preliminary investigation prompted by Renault earlier this year.
Japan’s 30-year yields slid to as low as 0.305% in Tokyo trading Thursday, down from almost 1% in October.
People in Japan operating drones under the influence could face up to a year in prison under new laws passed that aim to control the increasingly popular devices.
Asia stocks look set for gains and US equity futures climb after President Donald Trump suspended his plans for tariffs on Mexico.
Japan's health minister rebuffs a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe proposes to meet Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei later this month with Tokyo hoping to mediate between US and Iran amid growing tensions.
It says it may extend the partnership to cover US flights and other Asian routes.
The train hit a buffer stop at Shin-Sugita station after travelling the wrong way for about 20 metres.
Toshiba will pay Total US$815 million to hand over the 20-year liquefaction rights to the French major and expects to finalise the deal by March 2020.
A Two-hour stoppage for a thunderstorm prevented 45 players from completing the round.
Dr Mahathir Mohamad says all of the 19 Japanese companies he met at a business dialogue yesterday had expressed their support.
In the wake of the attack, Japan's government says it will review measures to ensure the safety of children travelling to and from school.
Sri Lanka Ports Authority will retain 51% of the company that will run the terminal while the rest will be owned by India and Japan.
One of the lawyers told NHK that he was shocked by the compensation rejection, a view shared by one of the plaintiffs.
As Japan upgrades its military forces to operate further from its shores, US President Donald Trump expects that this move will reinforce US forces throughout Asia and beyond.
‘Trade-wise, I think we will be announcing some things probably in August that will be very good for both countries,’ Trump says.
Trade tensions between the United State and China is now being overshadowed over Donald Trump's visit to Japan.
Shi Yuqi sealed the championship with a smash and is mobbed by his team-mates, who raced onto the court after his surprise win.
President Donald Trump vows to make the US trade relationship with Japan a "little bit more fair", as he kicked off a four-day visit to Tokyo aimed at cementing ties between the two close allies.
Japan must beat hosts and 10-time winners of the Sudirman Cup in the final to lift the trophy for the first time in their history.
Trump tells a group of Japan’s top business executives that there is no better time to invest in the US.