Ancient Chinese board game Go competition under way

Ancient Chinese board game Go competition under way

The Honinbo Title Challenge, one of seven major Go competitions, gets under way following a delay due to the novel coron...

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Squid demand down due to coronavirus pandemic

Squid demand down due to coronavirus pandemic

The price of the season's first auction of Japanese flying squid in northern Japan came to only half of what it was last...

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Fireworks light up Japan in hopes of overcoming virus

Fireworks light up Japan in hopes of overcoming virus

Fireworks are lit up across Japan in hopes of overcoming the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Wild deer spotted in Tokyo

Wild deer spotted in Tokyo

A wild deer has been spotted over the past several days along the banks of the Arakawa River in Tokyo. Officials have be...

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Imperial Palace reopens to public

Imperial Palace reopens to public

Tokyo's Imperial Palace reopens its doors to the public after being closed due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. But va...

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10,000 coronavirus antibody tests to be conducted in Japan

10,000 coronavirus antibody tests to be conducted in Japan

10,000 coronavirus antibody tests to be conducted in Japan to measure the true spread of the pandemic.

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Tokyo enters second phase of recovery

Tokyo enters second phase of recovery

Tokyo is entering the second phase of its virus recovery plan. Certain businesses have been permitted to reopen, but man...

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ANA now requires passengers to wear masks

ANA now requires passengers to wear masks

All Nippon Airways now requires all passengers to wear masks. Those without the protective gear may be refused entry.

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Japan lights up in blue to thank health care workers

Japan lights up in blue to thank health care workers

Nearly 200 facilities around Japan light up in blue to thank health care workers.

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