Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide announces that the government will lift the state of emergency in 6 prefectures excluding ...

Folli Follie Japan goes bankrupt

Once-popular accessory brand shop Folli Follie Japan goes bankrupt as its sales plummet due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Japan and 7 other economies to reduce saury catch by 40%

Japan and 7 other economies agree to reduce their Pacific saury catch by 40%.

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Everyday SDG efforts in Japan

As countries around the world aim to attain the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to improve society, compani...

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Fighting against unconscious bias

A group of university students launch a project to fight against unconscious bias.

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Heavy snow disrupts water supply in Hokkaido

Heavy snow disrupts traffic and water supply in Hokkaido, northern Japan.

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Ammonia as fuel of the future

A heavy-industry manufacturer experiments a technology that uses ammonia to generate thermal power.

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Japan marks one month until Olympic torch relay

Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics publicize guidelines for the torch relay that will start in Japan on March 25.

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Train stuck in snow in northern Japan

A local passenger train gets stuck in snow in Japan’s northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido.

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Emperor hopes for bright post-corona future

Japan’s Emperor Naruhito expresses hope for a bright future following the coronavirus pandemic at a press conference hel...

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