Thousands of Buildings at Risk in Japan
More than 12,000 buildings are at risk of collapse following the powerful earthquakes that jolted southwestern Japan around two weeks ago, leaving nearly 50 dead, the...
Japanese Architect Rejects Copycat Claims
The Japanese architect behind the winning design of the Tokyo Olympic Stadium has hit out at claims he copied another design from the firm which had...
Turning Japan’s Abandoned Golf Courses into Solar Plants
Japan has turned to Solar Plants as an option to re-purpose its oversupply of abandoned golf courses.
Japan Faces $A65m over Scrapped Olympic Stadium
Japan is on the hook to pay as much as $US50 million ($A67.41 million) for its scrapped Olympic stadium even though not a single brick has...
Robots Take Charge in Running Japanese Hotel
The English-speaking receptionist is a vicious-looking dinosaur and the one speaking Japanese is a female humanoid with blinking lashes.
Japan to Capture Solar Energy from Space
A major Japanese machinery company says it has succeeded in transmitting energy wirelessly, marking a step toward solar power generation in space.
CFMEU Told to be Honest about FTAs
The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) called on the CFMEU to be honest about the job impacts of the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA)...
Renewable Energy Floods Japan Grid
Japan's utilities say they're being swamped by green power because of rules forcing them to buy up every last watt produced from renewable sources, as new...
Japan to Build 60MW in Floating Solar Plants
Japan is planning to build a network of floating solar plants in a bid to facilitate the adoption of renewable energy in the land-scarce archipelago nation.
Japan Quake Kills 44, Hits Power Supply
The death toll from a powerful earthquake in northern Japan last week has risen to 44, with 660 injured, the government says, as electricity supply remained...
Japan Cleaning up After Typhoon Kills 11
Japan has begun cleaning up after a powerful typhoon killed 11 people, injured hundreds and stranded thousands at a flooded airport, though when the airport in...