Myanmar and Japan have signed four loan agreements worth more than US$1 billion for the development of sewerage, power and other projects in seven states and regions.
Ahead of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping next spring, Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono has urged Beijing to adhere to international norms of maritime security.
Tokyo and Beijing will reportedly unveil a new document laying the foundations for future bilateral relations when Chinese President Xi visits Japan this year.
Movie fans in Naypyitaw got an early look at the 8th Japanese Film Festival this year, before it heads to Yangon and Mandalay.
Japanese, Chinese economic ministers express concerns about effects of Middle East tensions on financial markets at Beijing meeting.
Japanese man accused of killing 19 residents of a care home for mentally disabled people near Tokyo in 2016 pleads not guilty.
Ex-Nissan head Carlos Ghosn, who fled charges in Japan, vows to name Japanese officials who plotted to ‘take him out’ over his plan to merge the auto giant with Renault.
Tokyo asks Interpol to detain former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn after he fled a financial misconduct case in Japan.
Japan will launch a US$3.6 million project in Sagaing Region to boost irrigation and agricultural management as part of efforts to increase farmers’ productivity.
Former Nissan-Renault chief Carlos Ghosn hid in a musical instrument case to flee Japan for Lebanon, friend says.
Japanese Ambassador Ichiro Maruyama says the Myanmar military did not commit, or intend to commit, genocide in Rakhine State.
Japanese Prime Minister Abe approved 2014 decision not to reveal knowledge that two citizens abducted by N.Korea were alive in Pyongyang.
A Japanese court has sentenced a Chinese man to 14 months in prison for vandalizing a drape at Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shrine, where war criminals are among those honored.
On this day in 1941, about 3,000 Yangon residents were killed as Japanese aircraft unleashed the first-ever bombing raid on the city.
As the National League for Democracy government pushes economic reform, The Irrawaddy looks at events that defined Myanmar’s economy in 2019 and its prospects for growth.