Japan to add new coronavirus to list of designated infectious diseases

Japan to add new coronavirus to list of designated infectious diseases

Japan plans to add the new coronavirus to its list of designated infectious diseases, allowing the government to take co...

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Counter-cyberattack training in Tokyo

Counter-cyberattack training in Tokyo

Tokyo police conduct training to brace for cyberattacks on companies during this summer's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics...

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Tokyo Olympic light-up ceremony

Tokyo Olympic light-up ceremony

A giant Olympic emblem is lit up at a ceremony in Tokyo to mark half a year before the opening of the 2020 Tokyo Games.

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Prison idols sing for inmates

Prison idols sing for inmates

Female duo Paix2 holds its 500th prison concert at Yokohama Prison to encourage inmates to rehabilitate and return to so...

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Chibanian geologic age

Chibanian geologic age

A geologic age has been named Chibanian, derived from a geological stratum discovered in Chiba Prefecture.

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Entrance exam prayers

Entrance exam prayers

The entrance exam season has arrived in Japan and some students are seeking help from the god of wisdom at a shrine in c...

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Persevering winter waterfall

Persevering winter waterfall

Temple goers stand under 6-meter waterfalls as part of winter austerities in central Japan.

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New coronavirus infection in Tokyo

New coronavirus infection in Tokyo

A Chinese traveler from Wuhan is hospitalized in Tokyo due to infection with the new coronavirus that has caused an outb...

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Tokyo's forgotten Olympic Games

Tokyo's forgotten Olympic Games

Japan won the bid to host the 1940 Summer Olympics, but war cancelled the games and dreams of Olympic hopefuls including...

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Japan's Olympic uniforms unveiled

Japan's Olympic uniforms unveiled

Official uniforms for Japan's Olympic and Paralympic teams are unveiled ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Games.

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