The Nikkei economic daily, which first reported the plan, says the listing could bring in two trillion yen ($18 billion), one of the largest initial public offerings ever for a Japanese company
Tokyo's statement comes on the same day that China announced 3 of its 'Coast Guard vessels conducted a patrol in territorial waters off the Diaoyu Islands'
'You can't strengthen your relationship long term if you keep bringing up things that you think are settled,' Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says
The fugitive, Shigeharu Shirai, is arrested by a SWAT team on Wednesday in the sleepy central Thai market town of Lopburi while he was out shopping
South Korean President Moon Jae-In calls for a 'heartfelt apology;' from Japan to the victims of wartime sex slavery, condemns a 2015 agreement as a 'wrongful' solution
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis apologizes to Japanese counterpart Itsunori Onodera after a string of accidents involving American troops and facilities
Celebrated on the second Monday of the year from snow-swept northern Japan to the subtropical south, Coming of Age Day includes those who turned 20 the previous year or will do so before March 31
Here's how some Asian regulators are handling the bitcoin phenomenon
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
At New Japan's equivalent of WrestleMania, stars from Japan and abroad delivered big time
Logan Paul films the video in Aokigahara, known as 'the Japanese Suicide Forest' because of its reputation
Japan should just allow the Filipinos the liberty to commemorate their history the way they want to, while it continues to do some soul-searching on how to come to terms with its own past
"The US is deploying them at their military bases in Romania and Poland, that is near our western borders, which goes against the 1987 INF Treaty banning the deployment of such systems on the ground," Ryabkov said in a statement.
The Japan government – the Philippine government's ODA partner for Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT3) – has promised to help mobilize a new maintenance provider by May next year
The country's conglomerates have acquired everything from digital payment tech to coal power plants this year, as they acquire the tools they hope will shape the economy’s future
South Korea President Moon Jae-In says the 2015 deal with Japan over the 'comfort women' issue was faulty and had 'failed to reflect the victims' views'
China joins Japan in committing to aid Davao City after two tragedies affected its residents just before Christmas
Here are 3 issues surrounding the controversial statue of a comfort woman along Roxas Boulevard
Rappler is compiling a list of countries that have sent messages of sympathy or assistance after Typhoon Vinta (Tembin) in the Philippines
Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Tuesday.
'Japan stands with the Philippines in overcoming this time of difficulties. Japan is ready to provide assistance needed by your country,' says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Nearly 250,000 people applied to see the first public viewing of baby panda Xiang Xiang
The death penalty has overwhelming public support in Japan despite repeated protests from European governments and human rights groups
Ange Postecoglou heads to Japan to manage the Yokohama F-Marinos
Japan's government approves the introduction of the US military's land-based Aegis missile interceptor system
GMO Internet will start paying up to 100,000 yen ($890) monthly by Bitcoin to its employees in Japan from February next year
One store, in Tokyo's famous Akihabara electronics district, is crammed with around 500 capsule toy vending machines stretching out as far as the eye can see
Official: 'We recognize it as a 'serious incident' as it was an extraordinary case... It could have led to an accident'
Pregnant can send a message to the app when she wants a seat, which will then look for pre-registered users who have said they are willing to give up theirs
The drill will focus on "practicing tracking an object and sharing information on it among the 3 countries," a defense official says
(3RD UPDATE) This marks the first time multiple countries will jointly host the basketball World Cup
Shohei Ohtani agrees to sign up with the Los Angeles Angels, but the US MLB team must pay the $20 million posting fee to Ohtani's Japanese club the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters
The 'T-Frend' buzzes over those trying to work late, blasting out the strains of 'Auld Lang Syne,' a Scottish tune typically used in Japan to announce that a store is closing
After a bungled rollout of the official Olympic logo that led to it being scrapped following accusations of plagiarism, local organizers left the selection of the Tokyo 2020 mascots in the hands of schoolchildren
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe refrained from sending an offering, as he has done in the past, a shrine official says
Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Tuesday.
Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas joins forces with Indonesia and Japan to bid for the hosting rights of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023
Tokyo 2020 organizers: 'By offering food from 3 disaster-hit prefectures, we hope to sweep away the false reputation of food from the regions and contribute to the restoration'
(UPDATED) 'The government will make utmost efforts to ensure that the Japanese people can celebrate the emperor's abdication and the succession of the crown prince,' says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koji Haneda says the donation represents the 'golden age' of relations between the Philippines and Japan
(UPDATED) The Philippine and Japanese governments are discussing an agreement for Official Development Assistance, which will be the basis of the selection of the MRT3 maintenance provider
(UPDATED) The intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch snaps a two-month pause in testing by the North and poses a new challenge to US President Donald Trump
Gilas head coach Chot Reyes says he talked to June Mar Fajardo about not starting the game and the 6-foot-10 behemoth told him he was perfectly fine to be part of the second unit
The discovery comes just days after a group of 8 fishermen, who said they were from North Korea, washed up on the same shore
The Gilas Pilipinas takes on Chinese-Taipei at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Monday, November 27
The decision to abandon the search and rescue comes after two days of operations involving 7 ships from the US Navy and Japan's Maritime Self-Defence Force, 3 helicopter squadrons and maritime patrol aircraft
The SMART Gilas Pilipinas will face Japan on Friday, November 24, 6PM, Tokyo, Japan
A mother who dumped 4 of her babies in buckets filled with concrete that she then kept in her apartment for two decades is arrested
Japan's 'Twitter killer,' who is suspected of murdering and dismembering 9 people he met on social media, is charged with his first count of homicide