Toyota, 3 major banks invest in space industry

Toyota, 3 major banks invest in space industry

Toyota Motor and three major Japanese banks invest in a new fund for space development aimed at nurturing domestic start...

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Plane departs from Japan to Vietnam as travel restrictions ease

Plane departs from Japan to Vietnam as travel restrictions ease

The first charter plane carrying Japanese businesspersons is departing Japan for Vietnam. The two governments are in tal...

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Japan officially cancels US developed ballistic missile defense system

Japan officially cancels US developed ballistic missile defense system

Japan will no longer install the US developed Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense systems over technical concerns.

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Nissan launches first new car for Japan in a decade

Nissan launches first new car for Japan in a decade

Nissan Motor is unveiling its first new passenger vehicle for the first time for Japan in 10 years. The move comes as th...

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Analysis begins on Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant explosions

Analysis begins on Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant explosions

Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority begins its analysis of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactors' explosions based on ...

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Free novel printed shopping bags

Free novel printed shopping bags

Plastic bags with novels printed on them are offered at convenient stores in an attempt to keep them from becoming waste...

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Affordable hand washing kit created to halt spread of coronavirus

Affordable hand washing kit created to halt spread of coronavirus

An inexpensive easy-to-set up handwashing kit has been created to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus in developing...

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Severe summer heat wave expected for Japan

Severe summer heat wave expected for Japan

Japan's Meteorological Agency says the country could be hit by a severe heatwave between July and September. Officials w...

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Tokyo's Ueno Zoo reopens after hiatus of 4 months

Tokyo's Ueno Zoo reopens after hiatus of 4 months

People flock to Tokyo's Ueno Zoo that reopened after closing for about four months due to the novel coronavirus pandemic...

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Okinawa marks 75th anniversary of end of battle

Okinawa marks 75th anniversary of end of battle

Okinawa marks the end of the Japanese military's organized battle against the U.S. forces during World War II.

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