COVID-19 Tokyo Olympic logo angers organizers

COVID-19 Tokyo Olympic logo angers organizers

The Tokyo Olympic organizing committee is demanding a logo combining the Tokyo summer games and COVID-19 virus be withdr...

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Anti-flu drug Avigan fails to show efficacy against coronavirus infections

Anti-flu drug Avigan fails to show efficacy against coronavirus infections

Clinical trials for the candidate drug for treating novel coronavirus infections has so far failed to provide evidence o...

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Govt concerned with public's lax attitude toward pandemic

Govt concerned with public's lax attitude toward pandemic

The Japanese government plans to decide on Thursday whether to lift the state of emergency declaration in 8 prefectures....

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Ducklings move from temple to river in Kyoto

Ducklings move from temple to river in Kyoto

Ducklings born at a temple in Kyoto move to a nearby river in what has become an annual event.

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Diplomatic bluebook recounts Japan's evacuation from Wuhan

Diplomatic bluebook recounts Japan's evacuation from Wuhan

Japan's latest annual diplomatic bluebook recounts the government's evacuation of Japanese nationals from China early th...

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Govt to give cash handouts to needy students

Govt to give cash handouts to needy students

The Japanese government will offer cash handouts of up to 200,000 yen per person to students in need due to the novel co...

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Japan launches space operations unit in SDF

Japan launches space operations unit in SDF

Japan launches the Space Operations Squadron in the Self-Defense Forces, the first SDF unit specializing in the field of...

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Aomori's landmark park reopens

Aomori's landmark park reopens

Aomori's landmark park famous for cherry blossoms reopens after closing for 38 days to prevent the spread of the novel c...

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Less people going out even after lifting of emergency

Less people going out even after lifting of emergency

The number of people going out in Japan's 39 prefectures where the state of emergency was lifted is less than before the...

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Japan's economy continues to shrink in Q1

Japan's economy continues to shrink in Q1

Japan's economy continues to slide in the January-March period, with gross domestic product shrinking an annualized 3.4 ...

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