Japan's 1st antigen test kit for novel coronavirus

Japan's 1st antigen test kit for novel coronavirus

The health ministry approves Japan's first antigen test kit for checking whether someone is infected with the novel coro...

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Taxi drivers, beauticians and those in hotel, leisure industries worried about future

Taxi drivers, beauticians and those in hotel, leisure industries worried about future

Taxi drivers in Japan are the most worried about their income and jobs according to a survey. Those in the beauty, hotel...

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Toyota forecasts a nearly 80 percent drop in profits for next fiscal year

Toyota forecasts a nearly 80 percent drop in profits for next fiscal year

Toyota Motor project its operating profits will drop about 80 percent for the fiscal year through March 2021 due to the ...

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Over 700,000 Japanese businesses apply for cash benefits amid the pandemic

Over 700,000 Japanese businesses apply for cash benefits amid the pandemic

Japan's government says 27 thousand of the more than 700 thousand applications for small and medium size business cash b...

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Japanese nationals evacuate Russia amid a spike in virus infections

Japanese nationals evacuate Russia amid a spike in virus infections

Some 270 Japanese nationals are expected to evacuate from Russia where the number of COVID-19 patients has topped 200,00...

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Police arrest illegal gambling facility operators

Police arrest illegal gambling facility operators

Tokyo police arrest suspects involved with an illegal gambling facility and Nippon TV captures the moment of apprehensio...

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58% unhappy with govt response to coronavirus

58% unhappy with govt response to coronavirus

A public opinion poll conducted by Nippon TV and its affiliate news network together with the Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper ...

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6th grader makes face shields, donates to medical institutions

6th grader makes face shields, donates to medical institutions

A sixth-grade student makes face shields and donates them to medical institutions amid a shortage of personal protective...

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Japan bets on experimental drug remdesivir in pandemic

Japan bets on experimental drug remdesivir in pandemic

Japan is pinning its hopes on the experimental drug remdesivir in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The govern...

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Abe Trump discuss measures to contain virus, reopen economies

Abe Trump discuss measures to contain virus, reopen economies

Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo and US President Donald Trump spoke over the phone to discuss measures to contain the...

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