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Thursday's figure means that the capital has gone 14 straight days with fewer than 1,000 daily COVID-19 cases.
The global star continues to operate a cafe that serves as a meeting place for people in Kesennuma, in Miyagi Prefecture, which was badly affected ...
Strict quarantine measures for anyone traveling outside China make home visits incompatible work work demands, while the well-being of family in Japan remains a concern.
With the U.S. announcing plans to reimpose sanctions on Myanmar, Japan remains cautious about invoking punitive measures against the Southeast Asian country.
The Hokkoku Shimbun has said that he may announce his intention to resign to Tokyo 2020 organizers at a meeting of its Executive Board members ...
Under the preliminary agreement, Japan will shoulder roughly ¥200 billion in fiscal 2021 for host nation support, around the same level as last year.
The government was looking to downgrade the emergency in three prefectures this week, but it is politically safer for Suga to keep the measures in ...
Tokyo 2020 organizers said Wednesday they will meet this week to discuss sexist comments made by their embattled president, as a heavyweight sponsor said the ...
The carmaker, a worldwide Olympic sponsor, said it issued Toyoda's message on Wednesday because it concluded it should not keep silent.
The first shots, which are expected to be for medical workers, could begin around Feb. 17.
The plaintiff side expressed its intention to appeal to a higher court.
"I'm not going to attend it as it wouldn't send a positive message given the current situation," Gov. Yuriko Koike told reporters.
Japan and the capital have mostly seen cases of the virus fall under the a state of emergency, though fatalities still remain high for many ...
With Beijing beefing up its powers in contested areas such as the Senkaku Islands, questions have arisen over how Tokyo should handle coastal security incidents.
The order for Kobayashi Kako Co. will be effective starting Wednesday through June 5, said the Fukui Prefectural Government.
The measure began Monday and shows the percentage of change in foot traffic around each of four busy stations compared to January 2020.
The central government requested the Tokyo Fire Department in the early hours of March 18 to help out with the situation in Fukushima.
Around 9,600 foreign nationals in Japan and abroad are signed up for the virus-postponed Tokyo Games, which organizers insist will go ahead this year despite ...
Online conferences with residents of Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima are expected to start in mid-February, according to the source.
Japan consistently ranks poorly in the World Economic Forum's gender gap rankings, coming 121st out of 153 countries in 2020.