Massive tsunami imminent for northeastern Japan

Massive tsunami imminent for northeastern Japan

The Japanese government says a tsunami of up to 100 feet could hit the country's northeast in the case of a massive eart...

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Abe urges people to stay home and avoid interaction during holiday season

Abe urges people to stay home and avoid interaction during holiday season

Japan's Prime Minister is once again calling on the public to stay home 2 weeks after making a state of emergency declar...

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Over 11 percent of coronavirus deaths in Japan 80 or older

Over 11 percent of coronavirus deaths in Japan 80 or older

Data compiled by Japan's health ministry reveals that 1.6 percent of COVID-19 patients in the country have died from the...

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McDonald's, Starbucks cut back on store operations in Japan

McDonald's, Starbucks cut back on store operations in Japan

McDonald's and Starbucks in Japan are cutting back further on store operations as part of moves to prevent the spread of...

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Some deaths found linked to COVID-19 posthumously

Some deaths found linked to COVID-19 posthumously

Some fatality cases initially classified as unnatural deaths by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department have later been...

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Less people out in Tokyo after state of emergency expanded nationwide

Less people out in Tokyo after state of emergency expanded nationwide

The number of people passing through Tokyo's major stations has drastically decreased on the first Monday since the Japa...

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Tokyo sees a record 201 coronavirus cases in one day

Tokyo sees a record 201 coronavirus cases in one day

Tokyo's daily coronavirus cases tops 200 for the first time as governor Koike urges people to stay home.

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Abe urges public to decrease interaction, vows speedy cash handout

Abe urges public to decrease interaction, vows speedy cash handout

Japan's Prime Minister is promising to give a 100-thousand yen cash handout to every citizen as soon as possible. He is ...

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Construction on US base relocation in Okinawa suspended due to coronavirus infection

Construction on US base relocation in Okinawa suspended due to coronavirus infection

Construction work on the relocation of a US airbase in Okinawa is suspended after a contractor tested positive for the n...

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Abe expands state of emergency to all of Japan

Abe expands state of emergency to all of Japan

Japan's Prime Minister has expanded the state of emergency nationwide vowing to give every citizen a 100-thousand yen ca...

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