Japan to lift coronavirus state of emergency in 6 prefectures

Japan to lift coronavirus state of emergency in 6 prefectures

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

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Myanmar people seek Japan's help toward democratization

Myanmar people seek Japan's help toward democratization

Myanmar people seek Japan’s help toward their country’s democratization amid a coup, handing a letter to Japanese Ambass...

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Japan kicks off vaccination drive

Japan kicks off vaccination drive

Japan finally kicks off its coronavirus vaccination drive on February 17th, starting with frontline medical workers. The...

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Japan and US agree to extend host nation support accord by a year

Japan and US agree to extend host nation support accord by a year

Japan and the United States agree to extend by one year the bilateral host nation support agreement set to expire at the...

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Shimane Prefecture considers canceling Olympic torch relay events

Shimane Prefecture considers canceling Olympic torch relay events

Shimane prefecture hints at the possibility of canceling its Tokyo Olympic torch relay events due to the ongoing coronav...

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British PM Johnson backs Tokyo Games

British PM Johnson backs Tokyo Games

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson vows support for Tokyo to hold the postponed Olympics and Paralympics.

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Vaccination of 40,000 medical workers to start on February 17

Vaccination of 40,000 medical workers to start on February 17

Pfizer vaccines arrive in hospitals in Tokyo ahead of inoculation which is set to start on February 17.

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Chinese vessel equipped with what appeared to be an autocannon enters Japan's waters

Chinese vessel equipped with what appeared to be an autocannon enters Japan's waters

Chinese coast guard vessels, of which one appeared to be equipped with an autocannon, enter Japan's wasters near Senkaku...

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39% approve of Suga Cabinet

39% approve of Suga Cabinet

The approval rating for Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide’s Cabinet stood at 39 percent in February’s public opinion poll by...

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Thousands gather in Tokyo to protest Myanmar coup

Thousands gather in Tokyo to protest Myanmar coup

Thousands gather in Tokyo to protest against a coup d’etat carried out by the Myanmar military.

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