Nightlife workers seeking daytime jobs amid pandemic

Nightlife workers seeking daytime jobs amid pandemic

Nightlife workers are shifting to daytime jobs due to the adverse impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their industry.

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Muji supermarket to open in Yokohama

Muji supermarket to open in Yokohama

A Muji supermarket that sells fresh produce will open at a mall in Yokohama on May 14.

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Toyota logs 2.25 trillion yen net profit for FY 2020

Toyota logs 2.25 trillion yen net profit for FY 2020

Toyota Motor logs a net profit of nearly 2.25 trillion yen in fiscal 2020 that ended in March, up about 10 percent from ...

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Legoland Discovery Center Tokyo reopens

Legoland Discovery Center Tokyo reopens

Legoland Discovery Center Tokyo resumes operation as restrictions on people movement have been eased amid a state of eme...

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Airlines seeking new revenue sources with online sales of specialty goods

Airlines seeking new revenue sources with online sales of specialty goods

Airlines in Japan are seeking new sources of revenue by launching online sales of specialty goods such as an airplane’s ...

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Defense Ministry outsources some mass vaccination tasks to private sector

Defense Ministry outsources some mass vaccination tasks to private sector

Japan’s Defense Ministry has outsourced some tasks involving mass coronavirus vaccinations planned in Tokyo and Osaka to...

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State of emergency in Japan extended and expanded

State of emergency in Japan extended and expanded

Japan extends the state of emergency over the coronavirus in Tokyo and three other prefectures until the end of May and ...

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Trains exceed 180% congestion rate after reducing service

Trains exceed 180% congestion rate after reducing service

East Japan Railway announces that it will put its train service back to normal after congestion rate exceeds 180% in som...

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COVID-19 vaccine reservations temporarily restrict home phone service

COVID-19 vaccine reservations temporarily restrict home phone service

Sources say reservations for the COVID-19 vaccine have temporarily restricted home phone service.

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Panasonic to scale back TV business

Panasonic to scale back TV business

Panasonic is considering scaling back its TV business and outsourcing production to a Chinese maker.

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