Japan soccer chief tests positive for new coronavirus

Japan soccer chief tests positive for new coronavirus

Japan soccer chief tests positive for the new coronavirus after touring Europe and the United States.

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Coronavirus pandemic restricts Olympic torch relay

Coronavirus pandemic restricts Olympic torch relay

The new coronavirus pandemic is forcing Tokyo Olympic officials to restrict events leading up to the Games, including ba...

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Japan Post tests drone delivery

Japan Post tests drone delivery

Japan Post conducts a trial delivery of snail mail to residents in a remote area of Tokyo using a drone.

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CORONAVIRUS: Man arrested for disrupting train operations by lying he has coronavirus

CORONAVIRUS: Man arrested for disrupting train operations by lying he has coronavirus

A 54-year-old passenger is arrested in Gunma Prefecture, north of Tokyo, for disrupting train operations after lying tha...

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Monks pray for coronavirus eradication

Monks pray for coronavirus eradication

Buddhist monks pray for the eradication of epidemics, including the novel coronavirus outbreak spreading around the worl...

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Japan's 1st female paratrooper

Japan's 1st female paratrooper

Japan has its first female paratrooper, as Reina Hashiba completed training to join the Ground Self-Defense Force's 1st ...

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Japan hopes to host Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics as planned

Japan hopes to host Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics as planned

Japan hopes to host the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics as planned following a videoconference by leaders of the Gro...

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CORONAVIRUS: Japan to postpone emperor's visit to UK

CORONAVIRUS: Japan to postpone emperor's visit to UK

Japan plans to postpone Emperor Naruhito's and Empress Masako's planned visit to the United Kingdom this spring.

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Zozo's virtual shoe fitting

Zozo's virtual shoe fitting

Online fashion mall operator Zozo has come up with a virtual shoe fitting service that recommends shoes that fit your si...

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BOJ takes additional monetary easing steps to deal with fallout from coronavirus

BOJ takes additional monetary easing steps to deal with fallout from coronavirus

The Bank of Japan takes additional monetary easing steps as the central bank holds a policy meeting two days ahead of sc...

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