Tourist spots, Tokyo quiet amid Golden Week

Tourist spots, Tokyo quiet amid Golden Week

Tourist spots near Tokyo and major stations in the Japanese capital are quiet during the Golden Week holiday.

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Experts suggest new life routines over coronavirus

Experts suggest new life routines over coronavirus

A group of experts suggests new life routines for people to follow as part of efforts to curb the spread of the novel co...

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No-interest loans for small and medium businesses

No-interest loans for small and medium businesses

Small and medium enterprises that have been hit by the pandemic can now apply for no-interest loans without collateral. ...

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Japan's Emperor thanks medical workers on frontlines

Japan's Emperor thanks medical workers on frontlines

Japan's Emperor Naruhito has expressed his gratitude to the country's medical workers. His majesty is attending religiou...

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Govt task force on coronavirus discuss extension of state of emergency

Govt task force on coronavirus discuss extension of state of emergency

A Japanese government task force of experts on the novel coronavirus are discussing the extension of the nationwide stat...

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Survey: Less than 30 percent in Japan work from home

Survey: Less than 30 percent in Japan work from home

Less than 30 percent of those surveyed in Japan say they work remotely. The poll conducted jointly by the country's Heal...

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Japan may extend national state of emergency

Japan may extend national state of emergency

Japan's government is looking to extend the national state of emergency declaration for at least a month. Sources say th...

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Japan looking to reopen schools following extended closures due to pandemic

Japan looking to reopen schools following extended closures due to pandemic

Japan's government is looking to reopen schools by taking measures to divide up classes to decrease the amount of studen...

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Japan's largest decline in jobs to applicant ratio since 1992 asset bubble burst

Japan's largest decline in jobs to applicant ratio since 1992 asset bubble burst

apan's ratio of job offers to applicants fell in March for a third straight month, the worst decline since January 1992,...

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Tokyo Tower says 'Arigato' to medical workers

Tokyo Tower says 'Arigato' to medical workers

11 towers across Japan including the iconic Tokyo Tower are being lit up in blue light, a color chosen globally to thank...

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