Uniqlo to start making masks amid coronavirus pandemic

Uniqlo to start making masks amid coronavirus pandemic

Japanese clothing giant Uniqlo will begin making face masks, as demand for the preventive item is expected to continue.

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World's first clinical trial administering ES cells into baby's liver

World's first clinical trial administering ES cells into baby's liver

The National Center of Child Heath and Development in Japan has successfully conducted the world's first clinical trial ...

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New coronavirus cases down to 3 in Tokyo

New coronavirus cases down to 3 in Tokyo

Tokyo has just three new confirmed cases of infection with the novel coronavirus on Friday, with the number of new cases...

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Japan to conduct 10,000 antibody tests from June

Japan to conduct 10,000 antibody tests from June

Japan will conduct antibody tests for the novel coronavirus on nearly 10,000 people in Tokyo, Osaka and Miyagi prefectur...

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Mixed reactions over lifting of emergency in 3 prefectures

Mixed reactions over lifting of emergency in 3 prefectures

People in Osaka, Hyogo and Kyoto in western Japan where the coronavirus state of emergency was lifted show mixed reactio...

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Japan's restaurants band together to survive pandemic

Japan's restaurants band together to survive pandemic

Japan's restaurant industry has been hit hard by the pandemic. The world famous eateries now hope to survive by collabor...

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State of emergency lifted for Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo

State of emergency lifted for Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo

The Japanese government lifts the state of emergency over the novel coronavirus for Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo prefectures i...

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ANA to ask all passengers to wear mask from June

ANA to ask all passengers to wear mask from June

All Nippon Airways will ask all passengers to wear a mask from June to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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Top prosecutor to resign over gambling scandal

Top prosecutor to resign over gambling scandal

A top prosecutor believed to be close to Prime Minister Abe Shinzo has submitted his resignation following a scandal inv...

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Foreign travelers to Japan in April nosedives by nearly 100 percent

Foreign travelers to Japan in April nosedives by nearly 100 percent

The number of foreign visitors to Japan tumbled by 99.9 percent in April compared to the same period last year due to th...

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