Japan's Fugaku supercomputer ranked fastest in world

Japan's Fugaku supercomputer ranked fastest in world

Japan's Fugaku supercomputer, developed jointly by Riken and Fujitsu, is ranked the fastest in the world.

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Research base on Mt. Fuji in danger of closure

Research base on Mt. Fuji in danger of closure

A former weather station atop Mt. Fuji that has been used as a research base in recent years is in danger of closure as ...

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Fire breaks out at US Kadena Air Base in Okinawa

Fire breaks out at US Kadena Air Base in Okinawa

A fire breaks out at a facility that stores hazardous materials at the U.S. Kadena Air Base in Okinawa. There were no im...

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Coronavirus tracking app launched in Japan

Coronavirus tracking app launched in Japan

Japan launches a smartphone app that notifies users when they may have come into contact with someone infected with the ...

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Mandarin oranges fetch record high price

Mandarin oranges fetch record high price

Mandarin oranges in western Japan fetch a record high 100,000 yen apiece in the fruit's first auction of the season.

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Some visitors back at Japan's tourist destinations

Some visitors back at Japan's tourist destinations

Some visitors are back at Japan's tourist destinations as the government eases domestic travel restrictions.

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Japan eases domestic travel restrictions

Japan eases domestic travel restrictions

People flock to airports and train stations as the Japanese government eases domestic travel restrictions that were in p...

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Scottish gardner unable to reunite with family in Japan amid pandemic

Scottish gardner unable to reunite with family in Japan amid pandemic

A Scottish garden designer is unable to return to Japan to be reunited with his family due to the lockdowns amid the nov...

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Lawmaker couple arrested over vote buying

Lawmaker couple arrested over vote buying

Former Justice Minister Kawai Katsuyuki and his wife Anri - both lawmakers of Japan - are arrested for allegedly buying ...

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Threat posted at Japanese kitchen utensil store in California

Threat posted at Japanese kitchen utensil store in California

A Japanese kitchen utensil store near Los Angeles gets a threatening note telling them to "go back to Japan." Local poli...

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