From defecating logs to KFC-fuelled feasts, Christmas provides a host of odd traditions
East Asia looks 'an ever more dangerous place', warn commentators, as China sends in warplanes
Beijing allows US and Japanese aircraft into its expanded air space, but says it's 'monitoring' them
Frantic efforts underway at Japanese nuclear plant as cause of radioactive leak remains unknown
The increase in exports provides a boost to prime minister Shinzo Abe's economy revival plan
Engineering students unveil a high-tech coat for lonely men that simulates a woman's squeeze
Bank of Japan 'deadly serious about their plans to reflate economy'
As ANA and Japan Airlines ground their 787 fleets, half world's Dreamliners are now out of action