Over 350,000 people petition to cancel Tokyo Games

Over 350,000 people petition to cancel Tokyo Games

Over 350,000 people have joined a petition to cancel the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics amid growing concerns over the c...

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Japan to add Hokkaido, Hiroshima, Okayama to emergency prefectures

Japan to add Hokkaido, Hiroshima, Okayama to emergency prefectures

The Japanese government decides to add Hokkaido, Hiroshima and Okayama to prefectures covered under the country’s third ...

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Japanese expert stresses importance of prior assessment on impact of Tokyo Games

Japanese expert stresses importance of prior assessment on impact of Tokyo Games

Japan’s top coronavirus expert stresses the importance of prior assessment on factors that could be impacted by holding ...

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Deputy mayor helps secure coronavirus vaccine slots for local businessman

Deputy mayor helps secure coronavirus vaccine slots for local businessman

A deputy mayor in central Japan has inappropriately helped secure coronavirus vaccination slots for a local businessman ...

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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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46% of Japanese public dissatisfied with Suga cabinet

46% of Japanese public dissatisfied with Suga cabinet

An opinion poll by Nippon TV and the Yomiuri Shimbun shows that 46% of the public disapprove of the Suga Cabinet.

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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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Japan to send medical equipment to India

Japan to send medical equipment to India

The Japanese government decides to send medical equipment to India where the coronavirus is spreading rapidly.

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Japanese government to offer subsidies for coronavirus cancellations

Japanese government to offer subsidies for coronavirus cancellations

The Japanese government plans to offer subsidies of up to 25 million yen each to organizers of events like concerts and ...

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Peeping filmer spotted in women's restroom in Diet building

Peeping filmer spotted in women's restroom in Diet building

A female Japanese lawmaker spots a peeping filmer in a women’s restroom inside a parliamentary building.

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