Pacific saury sells for 6,000 yen a piece

Pacific saury sells for 6,000 yen a piece

Pacific saury fetched about 6,000 yen apiece in the season's first auction due in part to the record low number of the ...

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Tokyo raises coronavirus alert to highest level

Tokyo raises coronavirus alert to highest level

Officials confirm 165 new cases of coronavirus infections in Tokyo on Wednesday. The Japanese capital saw more than 100...

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136 coronavirus cases at US bases in Okinawa

136 coronavirus cases at US bases in Okinawa

Officials confirm 36 new cases of novel coronavirus infections at a U.S. military base in Okinawa Prefecture, bringing ...

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Fireball in Japan identified as meteorite

Fireball in Japan identified as meteorite

Researchers have identified a fireball seen streaking across the night sky over wide areas of Japan in early July as a m...

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Japan's asteroid explorer to return in December

Japan's asteroid explorer to return in December

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency says its asteroid explorer will return to Earth from its mission this December. H...

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8 patients with coronavirus antibodies found immune to COVID-19

8 patients with coronavirus antibodies found immune to COVID-19

The results of Japan's large-scale antibody test show all eight patients who had antibodies against the novel coronavir...

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Japan claims China pushing territorial claims amid pandemic

Japan's annual defense white paper says China is pushing territorial claims in the East China Sea. The document also acc...

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94 coronavirus cases at US bases in Okinawa in a week

94 coronavirus cases at US bases in Okinawa in a week

Officials confirm 32 new cases of novel coronavirus infections on Monday at a U.S. military base in Okinawa Prefecture, ...

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Japan PM vows aid to rain-battered Kumamoto

Japan PM vows aid to rain-battered Kumamoto

Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo visits the disaster-stricken areas of Kumamoto Prefecture. Japan's southwestern regio...

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Ainu museum opens following coronavirus delay

Ainu museum opens following coronavirus delay

The Upopoy National Ainu Museum and Park opens after a two-and-a-half-month delay due to the novel coronavirus pandemic....

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