White Data Center: How snow in Japan could reduce data’s carbon footprint

CNN Business  —  A city in Japan has found a way to cool the vast servers that support the global digital economy without fueling the climate crisis. Bibai, in Japan’s…

Japan Bounces Back to Economic Growth as Coronavirus Fears Recede

TOKYO — Restaurants are full. Malls are teeming. People are traveling. And Japan’s economy has begun to grow again as consumers, fatigued from more than two years of the pandemic,…

Japan, Once the World Leader in Microchips, Now Races to Catch Up

TOKYO — It was the spring of 2021, and demand for new cars was spiking. But, as consumers, flush with savings amassed during the pandemic, rushed to dealerships around the…

In Japan, Abe Suspect’s Grudge Against Unification Church Is a Familiar One

TOKYO — The day before Shinzo Abe was assassinated, Tetsuya Yamagami sent a letter saying that the Unification Church had ruined his life, “destroying my family and driving it into…

Shinzo Abe shot dead in Japan

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a news conference in Makati City, the Philippines, on July 27, 2013.   (Rouelle Umali/Xinhua/Redux) Japan’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe died after being shot during…

Tokyo Olympic Film Debuts in Japan; Headed Next to Cannes | Entertainment News

By STEPHEN WADE and YURI KAGEYAMA, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — The documentary film about the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics premiered on Monday, shown to reporters and other invited guests in…

Japan Saved Red-Crowned Cranes. Can They Survive Without Humans?

KUSHIRO, Japan — The dance of the red-crowned cranes commenced, an impromptu pas de deux. The pair approached each other with a bow. They crossed back and forth, gliding up…

The U.S. and Japan strike a deal to roll back Trump-era steel tariffs.

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration reached a deal to partly lift tariffs that the Trump administration had imposed on Japanese steel, agreeing to scale back levies that had rankled both…

Japan immigration detention: Wishma’s dream to teach English in Japan ended with a lesson for the country

When her father died, the college graduate convinced her mom she could generate sufficient cash performing abroad as an English instructor to fund her retirement. The loved ones remortgaged their…

As World Shuts Borders to Stop Omicron, Japan Offers a Cautionary Tale

TOKYO — With the emergence of the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus late last 7 days, international locations across the globe rushed to near their borders to travelers from…