Features by Rupert Wingfield-Hayes
Posted In: Boeing, Dreamliner, Dreamliner 787, Japan, Airlines
Japan has given the green light to Boeing's 787 Dreamliner. Japans two biggest airlines, Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines, may resume flying the aircraft, which has been grounded since January.
Posted In: Japan, China
Tensions are on the rise this week between China and Japan after Chinese naval ships confronted Japanese fishing boats in the waters surrounding some disputed islands in the East China Sea.
Posted In: Japan, bonds, Shinzo Abe
Japan is fed up with deflation and a sluggish economy, and its central bank is getting aggressive. Today, the Bank of Japan launched a sweeping bond-buying program to pump money into the economy.
Posted In: Japan, nuclear, Fukushima, tsunami, earthquake
Today's anniversary is being marked with protests against nuclear power in Japan. But can the country sustain a non-nuclear energy policy?
Posted In: Japan, nuclear energy, nuclear power
Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe has called for some nuclear plants to reopen in order to ensure energy security for the country.
Posted In: Boeing, Dreamliner 787, Dreamliner, airline safety
Boeing has apparently been aware of the problems with the troublesome lithium ion batteries on its 787 Dreamliner for some time.
Posted In: bbc world service, Japan, cars, Toyota
After a dramatic couple of years, Japanese car giant Toyota has beaten General Motors to become the world's biggest-selling car maker.
Posted In: Boeing, Dreamliner 787, Japan
After another incident on a 787 Dreamliner, Japan's two largest airlines have grounded Boeing's new flagship plane.
Posted In: Japan, Shinzo Abe, stimulus
The new government in Tokyo has unveiled a $224 billion stimulus plan in its latest bid to support the world's number three economy.
Posted In: Japan, inflation, yen
Japan's Liberal Democratic Party promises to tackle economic problems.