Severe summer heat wave expected for Japan

Severe summer heat wave expected for Japan

Japan's Meteorological Agency says the country could be hit by a severe heatwave between July and September. Officials w...

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Tokyo's Ueno Zoo reopens after hiatus of 4 months

Tokyo's Ueno Zoo reopens after hiatus of 4 months

People flock to Tokyo's Ueno Zoo that reopened after closing for about four months due to the novel coronavirus pandemic...

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Okinawa marks 75th anniversary of end of battle

Okinawa marks 75th anniversary of end of battle

Okinawa marks the end of the Japanese military's organized battle against the U.S. forces during World War II.

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Japan's Fugaku supercomputer ranked fastest in world

Japan's Fugaku supercomputer ranked fastest in world

Japan's Fugaku supercomputer, developed jointly by Riken and Fujitsu, is ranked the fastest in the world.

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Research base on Mt. Fuji in danger of closure

Research base on Mt. Fuji in danger of closure

A former weather station atop Mt. Fuji that has been used as a research base in recent years is in danger of closure as ...

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Fire breaks out at US Kadena Air Base in Okinawa

Fire breaks out at US Kadena Air Base in Okinawa

A fire breaks out at a facility that stores hazardous materials at the U.S. Kadena Air Base in Okinawa. There were no im...

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Coronavirus tracking app launched in Japan

Coronavirus tracking app launched in Japan

Japan launches a smartphone app that notifies users when they may have come into contact with someone infected with the ...

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Mandarin oranges fetch record high price

Mandarin oranges fetch record high price

Mandarin oranges in western Japan fetch a record high 100,000 yen apiece in the fruit's first auction of the season.

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Some visitors back at Japan's tourist destinations

Some visitors back at Japan's tourist destinations

Some visitors are back at Japan's tourist destinations as the government eases domestic travel restrictions.

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Japan eases domestic travel restrictions

Japan eases domestic travel restrictions

People flock to airports and train stations as the Japanese government eases domestic travel restrictions that were in p...

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