Japanese beer maker Sapporo Breweries once cancels its plan to release a new product over a misspelled word on the can b...

Job offers to university students drop amid coronavirus

The rate of employment offers to university students in Japan seeking jobs after graduation has dropped amid the coronav...

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Coronavirus in Japan - one year on

One year has passed since Japan confirmed the first coronavirus patient in the country, but new cases of infection are o...

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Lingering coronavirus affects everyday people

The coronavirus pandemic has had various kinds of impact on people, including those who have lost their job and home and...

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Telecommuting leads to more residential fires in Tokyo

The Tokyo Fire Department reports an increase in the number of residential fires in 2020 when many people telecommuted f...

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Japanese automakers reducing production amid difficulty in procuring semiconductors

Japanese automakers are reducing production amid the difficulty in procuring semiconductors as demand for the material h...

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Japan's coronavirus emergency area could expand further

Government officials say that the regions covered under Japan's second state of emergency over the coronavirus could exp...

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Japan expands state of emergency

The Japanese government expands its state of emergency over the coronavirus to seven prefectures such as Osaka and Kyoto...

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Japanese paratroopers conduct training

The Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force’s paratroopers conduct parachuting and other training in their New Year drill.

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Cow-patterned lamb born in Year of Ox

A lamb that looks like a cow is born at a sheep farm in northern Japan on the first day of the Year of the Ox.

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