In need of a priest? The Japanese company Nisseieco has just the thing. Their robot "Pepper" has been programmed to help with tasks at Buddhist temples, including the reading of Buddhist scripture during funeral ceremonies.
Images from an underwater robot showed large deposits of what is thought to be melted nuclear fuel at the bottom of a damaged reactor at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant. If confirmed, it would mark a major milestone.
In a new move designed to improve the work and life balance for Japan's employees, the government has announced it will impose an annual cap on overtime hours. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
Wide steppes, busy cities and Christmas illuminations - travel destinations in Europe and Asia fascinate the viewers of our tv travel show. They sent us their holiday videos and the winners are...
Donald Trump's upcoming meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is a test of whether or not the US president's protectionist tone with close allies translates into action. Martin Fritz reports from Tokyo.
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