thanks to a shopping spree, japan is looking up. it may not last.

By THISANKA SIRIPALA

typically tightfisted japanese consumers have helped power a surprising economic uptick, but many experts say the boom might just be temporary.

2017-08-18 06:44:11  

top two officers on navy ship in deadly collision off japan are relieved of duties

By ERIC SCHMITT

the ship, the destroyer fitzgerald, collided with a cargo freighter in the middle of the night, killing seven sailors.

2017-08-17 07:15:15  

jun takahashi, the sorcerer of fashion

By GABY WOOD

the japanese designer has developed a singular, theatrical vision. t goes inside his strange, beautiful world.

2017-08-17 03:19:11  

china’s crackdown on north korea over u.n. sanctions starts to pinch

By JANE PERLEZ

a ban on north korean seafood exports began to be felt this week, curtailing an easy source of cash for the north korean government but angering chinese wholesalers.

2017-08-16 08:05:49  

guam on alert for north korean missile test, but residents take it in stride

By JOSIE MOYER

for many on the island, which is home to major u.s. military bases, being prepared for emergencies posed by earthquakes, tropical storms or even hostile countries is second nature.

2017-08-15 03:54:15  

north korea says it will wait ‘a little more’ before acting on guam threat

By CHOE SANG-HUN

pyongyang said that it would assess “the foolish and stupid conduct” of the united states before firing missiles toward the island as it has threatened to do.

2017-08-15 01:33:58  

why is the plight of ‘comfort women’ still so controversial?

By ILARIA MARIA SALA

wartime sex slavery isn’t a thorny issue just for japan. in south korea, it’s still taboo.

2017-08-14 06:23:08  

sweets as poignant as poetry

By LIGAYA MISHAN

one writer considers wagashi, japanese tea-ceremony treats, as bittersweet pleasures for stressful times.

2017-08-14 03:41:57  

japan’s economy grows again, in longest streak in 11 years

By JONATHAN SOBLE

an uptick in domestic consumer and business spending suggests a rising optimism that the good times will continue. government spending helped, too.

2017-08-13 09:55:49  

trump’s tough talk on north korea puts japan’s leader in delicate spot

By JONATHAN SOBLE

north korea’s accelerating military advances — and president trump’s volatile response — could complicate japan’s close alliance with the united states.

2017-08-11 06:38:33  

trump’s tough talk on north korea puts japan’s leader in delicate spot

By JONATHAN SOBLE

north korea’s accelerating military advances — and president trump’s volatile response — could complicate japan’s close alliance with the united states.

2017-08-11 06:38:33  

trump’s tough talk on north korea puts japan’s leader in delicate spot

By JONATHAN SOBLE

north korea’s accelerating military advances — and president trump’s volatile response — could complicate japan’s close alliance with the united states.

2017-08-11 06:38:33  

what can north korea reach with its missiles?

By TROY GRIGGS and KAREN YOURISH

north korea’s ballistic missile program has recently accelerated faster than expected.

2017-08-10 10:51:09  

what can north korea reach with its missiles?

By TROY GRIGGS and KAREN YOURISH

north korea’s ballistic missile program has recently accelerated faster than expected.

2017-08-10 10:51:09  

north korean threat to guam tests credibility of kim and trump

By CHOE SANG-HUN

by revealing a detailed plan to launch missiles toward guam, the north korean leader, kim jong-un, created new concerns for himself and president trump.

2017-08-10 03:05:17  

north korean threat to guam tests credibility of kim and trump

By CHOE SANG-HUN

by revealing a detailed plan to launch missiles toward guam, the north korean leader, kim jong-un, created new concerns for himself and president trump.

2017-08-10 03:05:17  

trump’s ‘fire and fury’ threat raises alarm in asia

By STEVEN LEE MYERS and CHOE SANG-HUN

while some officials played down the president’s warning to north korea, some analysts said that the escalating rhetoric increased the likelihood of war.

2017-08-09 09:44:37  

trump’s ‘fire and fury’ threat raises alarm in asia

By STEVEN LEE MYERS and CHOE SANG-HUN

while some officials played down the president’s warning to north korea, some analysts said that the escalating rhetoric increased the likelihood of war.

2017-08-09 09:44:37  

north korea’s potential targets: guam, south korea and japan

By CHOE SANG-HUN

pyongyang has the capability to launch a devastating military attack on seoul, and its leader has missiles could hit tokyo and perhaps guam.

2017-08-09 09:22:56  

north korea’s potential targets: guam, south korea and japan

By CHOE SANG-HUN

pyongyang has the capability to launch a devastating military attack on seoul, and its leader has missiles could hit tokyo and perhaps guam.

2017-08-09 09:22:56  

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