2020 Tokyo Olympic preparations moving ahead

2020 Tokyo Olympic preparations moving ahead

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike and Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee chief Yoshiro Mori confirm that prepar...

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CORONAVIRUS: Lawmakers want to use Japan's mask reserve

CORONAVIRUS: Lawmakers want to use Japan's mask reserve

Japan's opposition lawmakers want to tap into the country's stockpile of surgical masks, built during the 2009 swine flu...

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Govt: Japan has enough toilet paper

Govt: Japan has enough toilet paper

Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshi Kajiyama says Japan has enough toilet paper and urges people to stop hoa...

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CORONAVIRUS: Bank of Japan to help stabilize markets

CORONAVIRUS: Bank of Japan to help stabilize markets

Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda says the central bank will supply funds and purchase assets to try and counter th...

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Firefly squid haul on Toyama Bay

Firefly squid haul on Toyama Bay

Firefly squid fishing season opens in Toyama Prefecture, and fisherman haul in 365 kg on the first day.

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