Bear caught in Hokkaido

Bear caught in Hokkaido

Locals in Japan's northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido caught a brown bear in a trap on Thursday night.

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Water quality at Tokyo Olympic venue

Water quality at Tokyo Olympic venue

Officials are working on improving the water quality in Tokyo Bay, where the Olympic marathon swimming and triathlon ar...

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Water quality at Tokyo Olympic venue

Water quality at Tokyo Olympic venue

Officials are working on improving the water quality in Tokyo Bay, where the Olympic marathon swimming and triathlon are...

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1 dead, 18 hurt in Fukushima explosion

1 dead, 18 hurt in Fukushima explosion

One man dies and at least 18 are injured in an explosion at a restaurant under renovation in Fukushima Prefecture.

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Mega in-station commercial facility to open at Tokyo Station

Mega in-station commercial facility to open at Tokyo Station

A gigantic in-station commercial facility featuring 153 shops and restaurants will open at Tokyo Station on August 3.

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US official calls Chinese consulate in SF a spy hub

US official calls Chinese consulate in SF a spy hub

A senior official of the U.S. State Department calls the Chinese Consulate General in San Francisco a spy hub in an excl...

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Saliva testing for coronavirus antigen begins at Haneda, Narita airports

Saliva testing for coronavirus antigen begins at Haneda, Narita airports

Japan's government will nearly double the coronavirus testing capacity at international airports such as Haneda by intro...

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Record 1,000 new coronavirus cases in Japan

Record 1,000 new coronavirus cases in Japan

Japan sees a record number of new cases of novel coronavirus in one day hitting over 1,000 for the very first time.

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Regulators greenlight nuclear fuel reprocessing plant

Regulators greenlight nuclear fuel reprocessing plant

Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority gives the go-ahead to a nuclear fuel reprocessing plant under construction in Aomor...

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Cows escape from Hokkaido ranch

Cows escape from Hokkaido ranch

Around 40 cows broke out of a breeding ranch in Hokkaido, northern Japan on Tuesday night. All cattle were back by Wedn...

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