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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Motorcyclist arrested for road rage

Motorcyclist arrested for road rage

A motorcyclist is arrested after slamming on brakes and stopping a truck on an expressway.

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Japan starts vaccinating medical workers

Japan starts vaccinating medical workers

Japan starts vaccinating frontline healthcare workers to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

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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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Japanese biotech company ready to produce AstraZeneca vaccine doses

Japanese biotech company ready to produce AstraZeneca vaccine doses

Biotechnology company JCR Pharmaceuticals is getting ready to produce AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine doses.

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Vaccine call center inundated with inquiries

Vaccine call center inundated with inquiries

A city in eastern Japan gets inundated with numerous inquiries after setting up a call center concerning the coronavirus...

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Secondary disasters feared after M7.3 quake in northeastern Japan

Secondary disasters feared after M7.3 quake in northeastern Japan

Authorities fear the possibility of secondary disasters in northeastern Japan as strong rain falls on areas hit by a mag...

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Coronavirus vaccines arrive in Japan

Coronavirus vaccines arrive in Japan

The first batch of coronavirus vaccines arrives in Japan, with a health ministry panel approving their use in the countr...

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Mori resigns as Tokyo Games organizing chief

Mori resigns as Tokyo Games organizing chief

Mori Yoshiro resigns as president of the Tokyo Games organizing committee amid growing criticism over his sexist remarks...

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Urine test may show possibility of severe COVID-19 symptoms

Urine test may show possibility of severe COVID-19 symptoms

Researchers in Japan will conduct a clinical study on urine tests that could easily indicate the possibility of COVID-19...

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