FireEye, a cybersecurity research firm, says a group dubbed "Reaper" has expanded its cyber espionage efforts to Japan, Vietnam and the Middle East.
A commentator said Korea sees Japan as an "example," even though Koreans were abused during the Japanese occupation.
Canada announced it will stay in a revised version of the TPP a year after the U.S. withdrew from the deal.
According to messages on NHK's website, the broadcaster issued the alert Tuesday, which warned residents to evacuate and seek shelter immediately.
Russia echoed the same sentiments.
The draft budget for fiscal 2018 came in at a whopping 5.19 trillion yen - up 1.3 percent from the previous year.
Japanese engineers think their two new humanoid creations can help forge a new way of making robots move more like humans.
A Soyuz spacecraft launched Sunday, carrying representatives from Russia, Japan and the U.S.
A recent report alleged North Korea was developing submarines capable of launching ballistic missiles.
The EU's trade commissioner told reporters the agreement is the biggest free trade deal the bloc has ever negotiated.
Japan's defense minister said the missiles would be used to defend naval ships and possibly for island defense.
Japan's Shohei Ohtani is looking to play in the MLB next season, and his two-way skill is drawing comparisons to "The Bambino."