Security camera LED lights in train cars

Security camera LED lights in train cars

Tokyu Railways has installed a new type of security cameras in all train cars in an attempt to prevent crime and imprope...

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Coronavirus safety video for bar hosts

Coronavirus safety video for bar hosts

Officials at Tokyo's Minato Ward filmed an instructional video on Monday to advise people working at host and hostess ba...

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Sparrowhawk chicks brighten mood at elementary school

Sparrowhawk chicks brighten mood at elementary school

The eggs of a pair of Japanese sparrowhawks hatch in the grounds of a Tokyo elementary school.

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A usually private Shinto ritual streamed online

A usually private Shinto ritual streamed online

Osaka Temmangu Shrine streams online a usually private Shinto ceremony that is part of the annual Tenjin Festival, as ot...

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Disinfectant robots tested at Tokyo's new railroad station amid pandemic

Disinfectant robots tested at Tokyo's new railroad station amid pandemic

East Japan Railway begins testing disinfectant robots at Tokyo's Takanawa Gateway Station to help prevent the spread of ...

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Tokyo governor urges residents to stay put over 4-day weekend

Tokyo governor urges residents to stay put over 4-day weekend

Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko urges residents to stay home during the four-day weekend starting Thursday as the number of ...

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Japan approves 2nd coronavirus drug

Japan approves 2nd coronavirus drug

Japan approves the use of dexamethasone to treat people infected with the novel coronavirus, the second drug that doctor...

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Meteorites bombarded Earth, moon 800 million years ago

Meteorites bombarded Earth, moon 800 million years ago

A Japanese research team led by Osaka University Professor Terada Kentaro discovers that a massive meteorite shower fell...

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Govt explains travel subsidy program to travel agents, hotels

Govt explains travel subsidy program to travel agents, hotels

The Japanese government finally explains details about the Go To Travel campaign to tourism agents and hotel operators ...

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Man arrested for riding motorbike on Japan's scenic bridge

Man arrested for riding motorbike on Japan's scenic bridge

Police arrest a 40-year-old man for riding a motorcycle on Kintaikyo, a wooden arch bridge considered one of Japan's sc...

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