Vegetable crayons

Vegetable crayons

A company in Aomori Prefecture makes sustainable crayons out of vegetable waste.

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Distancing practiced at work initiation ceremonies

Distancing practiced at work initiation ceremonies

Distancing is practiced at work initiation ceremonies at companies and organizations across Japan amid the novel coronav...

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Japanese business sentiment falls into negative amid pandemic

Japanese business sentiment falls into negative amid pandemic

The Bank of Japan's latest Tankan survey shows business sentiment among manufacturers falling into the negative for the ...

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Subaru to suspend domestic car production

Subaru to suspend domestic car production

Japanese automaker Subaru will suspend car production at all of its domestic factories due to slowing demand worldwide c...

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Japan says no to smoking indoors

Japan says no to smoking indoors

Japan reinforces measures against passive smoking.

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Mt Fuji eruption could cripple Tokyo

Mt Fuji eruption could cripple Tokyo

The government predicts that even a small amount of volcanic ash from a Mt. Fuji eruption could stop trains and cause po...

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Tokyo Olympics will start July 23, 2021

Tokyo Olympics will start July 23, 2021

The postponed Tokyo Olympics will kick off on July 23 2021, while the Paralympics will begin August 24. The games were d...

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CORONAVIRUS: Tokyo Gov says no more night life

CORONAVIRUS: Tokyo Gov says no more night life

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike asks Tokyo residents to abstain from going to bars, clubs, karaoke and other nightlife spots...

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CORONAVIRUS: Japan bans foreign travelers from US, China, S Korea

CORONAVIRUS: Japan bans foreign travelers from US, China, S Korea

Japan bans all travelers from the United States, China, South Korea and most of Europe, including those who have been to...

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Japanese travelers stranded in Peru exit the country

Japanese travelers stranded in Peru exit the country

More than half of the 260 Japanese tourists stranded in Peru have now left the country.

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