Hiroshima remembers atomic bomb victims

Hiroshima marks the 73rd anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing.

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Torrential rainfall hits Yamagata Prefecture

Nearly 2,300 households are issued an evacuation order after a torrential rainfall hits northern Japan.

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Restoration continues in Hiroshima one month after deadly rainfall

Hiroshima continues restoration one month after deadly rainfall.

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Eight patients die from virus infection

Eight patients in a university hospital in western Japan die from a virus infection.

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Sharp to pull the plug on domestic appliance production

Japanese electronics giant Sharp will put an end to domestic production of appliances and focus on AI and IOT-related pr...

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Mercury in Nagoya touches 104.5 degrees

Ambient temperatures around the nation become higher than body temperature.

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Digital artisan: Kumiki 2.0

Exchange students from the University of Buffalo learn kumiki wood joinery from artisans in Hida and use technology to t...

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Medical university reduced scores of female applicants

Scandal-plagued Tokyo Medical University comes under fire for systematically discriminating against female applicants to...

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Japan-China reconfirm cooperation on North Korea

Foreign ministers from Japan and China confirm the countries will continue to work to resolve issues related to North Ko...

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