Japan has unexpectedly fallen into a recession after its economy shrank for two quarters in a row. The country's gross domestic product (GDP) contracted by a worse-than-expected 0.4% in the last three months of 2023, compared to a year earlier..
A late Alireza Jahanbakhsh penalty was the difference as Islamic Republic of Iran came from behind to defeat Japan 2-1 and book their place in the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 semi-finals on Saturday. The two teams had met in the semi-finals of the pr..
Iran will meet pre-tournament favourites Japan in the Asian Cup quarter-finals after surviving extra time with 10 men before defeating Syria 5-3 on penalties on Wednesday. Japan beat Bahrain 3-1 despite another mistake from goalkeeper Zion Suzuki,..
Shogo Iwanaga, a devoted football enthusiast hailing from Japan, has embarked on a journey to Qatar to passionately support the Palestinian national team from the stadium stands during the Asian Cup 2023. In a video interview with the local sports..
Iraq pulled off the first upset of the Asian Cup in Qatar when they beat tournament favorites Japan 2-1 on Friday in the group phase. Aymen Hussein scored both goals in the first half for Iraq, who are ranked 63 in the world to Japan's 17, to ..
A US-bound ANA plane had to return to Tokyo after a passenger bit a cabin attendant mid-flight, the Japanese carrier said Wednesday. The passenger, reportedly a 55-year-old man believed to be American, sunk his teeth into crew member's arm whi..
The Japan Day event at the International Horticultural Expo 2023 Doha was organized in the presence of notable figures, including HE Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in Japan Takahashi Mitsuo, HE Expo 2023 Doha Commissioner General Am..
Nagasaki's Governor, Kengo Oishi, is facing a wave of resignation calls on social media after he chose to attend a football match featuring Cristiano Ronaldo's Al Nassr against PSG over a national prefectural leaders meeting. The mee..
An official source at the Consular Affairs Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that the Japanese authorities are due to activate the system of Japanese visa exemption for the Qatari citizens in Qatar effective from August21. The s..