CORONAVIRUS: Govt sets guidelines for reopening schools

CORONAVIRUS: Govt sets guidelines for reopening schools

Japan's education ministry sets guidelines for reopening schools that have been temporarily closed due to the novel coro...

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Japan mulls postponing Tokyo Games

Japan mulls postponing Tokyo Games

Japan begins thinking about the possibility of postponing the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics as the International Olympi...

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Toyota partially closes plant operations due to coronavirus infections

Toyota partially closes plant operations due to coronavirus infections

Toyota Motor shuts down part of its plant operations in Aichi Prefecture, central Japan, as two of its workers have test...

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Princess Aiko graduates from high school

Princess Aiko graduates from high school

Princess Aiko, the only child of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, graduates from Gakushuin Girls' Senior High School...

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25 years since sarin terror attacks in Tokyo

25 years since sarin terror attacks in Tokyo

A memorial ceremony takes place at a Tokyo subway station where one of the deadly sarin gas attacks by a doomsday cult o...

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Olympic flame arrives in Japan

Olympic flame arrives in Japan

The Olympic flame for the 2020 Tokyo Games arrives by charter plane in Miyagi Prefecture, one of the areas devastated in...

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CORONAVIRUS: Govt panel of experts recommend measures

CORONAVIRUS: Govt panel of experts recommend measures

A Japanese government panel of experts recommends a set of measures aimed at containing the spread of the new coronaviru...

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Fukushima has 1 million+ tons of radioactive water

Fukushima has 1 million+ tons of radioactive water

9 years after an earthquake and tsunami caused nuclear meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, TEPCO has 1 mil...

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Foreign visitors to Japan in Feb. drops 60% on year

Foreign visitors to Japan in Feb. drops 60% on year

The number of foreign visitors to Japan in February dropped nearly 60 percent from the year before, as the novel coronav...

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New Aegis destroyer commissioned in Japan

New Aegis destroyer commissioned in Japan

A state-of-the-art Aegis destroyer is commissioned in Japan, equipped for the first time with a system that can share wi...

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