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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Japan criticizes bowing Abe statue in South Korea

Japan's top government spokesperson expresses displeasure at reports of a statue representing the Japanese prime ministe...

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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

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

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

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

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

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