Tokyu Corporation offers its train museum as shared office space for a limited time while the facility is closed amid th...

Japan expands state of emergency to 3 prefectures surrounding Tokyo plus Osaka

The Japanese government decides to expand the state of emergency over the coronavirus currently covering Tokyo and Okina...

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Myanmar soccer player seeking asylum in Japan practices with new team

Myanmar soccer player Pyae Lyan Aung who is seeking asylum in Japan practices with YSCC Yokohama for the first time afte...

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Thailand sacks soccer head coach Nishino

The Thai soccer association dismisses head coach Nishino Akira of Japan after Thailand's national team failed to make it...

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Premium pumpkin fetches 50,000 yen in northern Japan

A premium pumpkin fetches 50,000 yen at the season's first auction in northern Japan.

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COVID-19 infections in Japan top 10,000 for another daily high

The number of COVID-19 infections confirmed in Japan in a day tops 10,000 for the first time on July 29, while the cumul...

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Power outages following lightning in Saitama, north of Tokyo

Power outages occurred in various parts of Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo, possibly due to lightning, affecting abou...

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Food waste at Tokyo Games

Tokyo Games organizers apologize for discarding about 4,000 boxed meals that were prepared for staffers and volunteers a...

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Prehistoric sites in northern Japan added to World Heritage List

Prehistoric sites in four prefectures in northern Japan have been added to the World Heritage List as depicting the deve...

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Japan sees record daily high COVID-19 cases

Japan sets a new record daily high of more than 9,000 in confirmed COVID-19 cases on July 28, breaking the daily records...

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