Japan's public health insurance to cover quit-smoking app

Japan's public health insurance will cover the nation's first quit-smoking app.

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Sea of clouds wows visitors

A sea of clouds in southwestern Japan wows visitors.

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Japanese retail giant joins China's Singles' Day sale

Japanese retail giant Aeon hopes to cash in on one of the world's biggest online shopping events by livestream.

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Japan-South Korea cultural exchange festival held online

The annual Japan-South Korea cultural exchange festival is held online amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Techs for

An exhibition in Tokyo displays an array of technologies that help humans adapt to the new normal amid the coronavirus p...

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Nikkei shares soar on Biden victory and vaccine hopes

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 hits a 29-year high.

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Wintering cranes

More than 13,000 cranes flock to winter to a plain in southwestern Japan.

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Sharp develops fog-free face shields

Electronics firm Sharp develops face shields using LCD panel technology to reduce fogging and glare.

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Crown Prince Fumihito proclaimed as first in line to throne

Emperor Naruhito proclaims his younger brother, Crown Prince Fumihito, as the first in line to Japan's Chrysanthemum Th...

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