Japan and US foreign ministers agree to strengthen alliance

Japan and US foreign ministers agree to strengthen alliance

Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu and new U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken talk on the phone and agree ...

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Prime Minister Suga apologizes for strained medical system, determined to hold Tokyo Games

Prime Minister Suga apologizes for strained medical system, determined to hold Tokyo Games

Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide apologizes for the nation's strained healthcare system, and reiterates his stance...

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Japan's Saitama Prefecture apologizes for leaking names of 191 COVID-19 patients

Japan's Saitama Prefecture apologizes for leaking names of 191 COVID-19 patients

Japan's Saitama Prefecture apologizes for accidentally disclosing the names of 191 COVID-19 patients online.

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UN official says nuclear weapon ban treaty speaks for disarmament

UN official says nuclear weapon ban treaty speaks for disarmament

A high-ranking U.N. official says the taking into effect of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons sends a mes...

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A-bomb survivors welcome UN nuclear weapon ban treaty

A-bomb survivors welcome UN nuclear weapon ban treaty

Atomic-bomb survivors in Nagasaki welcome the entering into force of a U.N. nuclear weapon ban treaty.

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Suga hopes to strengthen Japan-US alliance with Biden

Suga hopes to strengthen Japan-US alliance with Biden

Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide says he hopes to further strengthen the Japan-U.S. alliance as Joe Biden takes of...

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COVID vaccines may be available to Japan's general public in May

COVID vaccines may be available to Japan's general public in May

Sources say Japan's government plans to deliver COVID vaccinations to the general population in May.

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Japan vows to roll out COVID vaccines by late February

Japan vows to roll out COVID vaccines by late February

Regulatory Reform Minister Taro Kono says he will strive to deliver the COVID vaccination to the public as soon as possi...

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Suga pledges to bring coronavirus under control in policy speech

Suga pledges to bring coronavirus under control in policy speech

Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide pledges to bring the coronavirus epidemic under control in his policy speech at p...

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Japan to vaccinate medical workers at national hospitals first

Japan to vaccinate medical workers at national hospitals first

The Japanese government plans to inoculate 10,000 medical workers at designated hospitals including state-run ones first...

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