Fewer people venture out to major areas of Tokyo on Monday night as the metropolitan government urges restaurants to sh...

South Korean court's seizure order against Nippon Steel takes effect

A South Korean court's seizure order against Nippon Steel's assets in a case involving compensation over wartime forced ...

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SoftBank Group fails to declare 40 billion yen in income

Japanese tax authorities have found that SoftBank Group Corporation failed to declare about 40 billion yen in income fo...

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Monkey sightings in Tokyo

Witnesses report sightings of a monkey in residential areas of Tokyo over the weekend.

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Nissan opens cutting-edge car pavilion in Yokohama

Nissan Motor opens a facility in Yokohama where visitors can experience the company's cutting-edge automobile technolog...

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Top court rules GPS tracking not tantamount to keeping watch in stalking

Japan's Supreme Court rules that GPS tracking is not tantamount to the act of keeping watch on subjects under the anti-s...

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Bear caught in Hokkaido

Locals in Japan's northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido caught a brown bear in a trap on Thursday night.

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Water quality at Tokyo Olympic venue

Officials are working on improving the water quality in Tokyo Bay, where the Olympic marathon swimming and triathlon ar...

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Water quality at Tokyo Olympic venue

Officials are working on improving the water quality in Tokyo Bay, where the Olympic marathon swimming and triathlon are...

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1 dead, 18 hurt in Fukushima explosion

One man dies and at least 18 are injured in an explosion at a restaurant under renovation in Fukushima Prefecture.

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