Fewer people out in nighttime Tokyo on August 3

Fewer people out in nighttime Tokyo on August 3

Fewer people venture out to major areas of Tokyo on Monday night as the metropolitan government urges restaurants to sh...

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SoftBank Group fails to declare 40 billion yen in income

SoftBank Group fails to declare 40 billion yen in income

Japanese tax authorities have found that SoftBank Group Corporation failed to declare about 40 billion yen in income fo...

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Monkey sightings in Tokyo

Monkey sightings in Tokyo

Witnesses report sightings of a monkey in residential areas of Tokyo over the weekend.

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Top court rules GPS tracking not tantamount to keeping watch in stalking

Top court rules GPS tracking not tantamount to keeping watch in stalking

Japan's Supreme Court rules that GPS tracking is not tantamount to the act of keeping watch on subjects under the anti-s...

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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 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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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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