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The number of severe COVID-19 infections fell for the second straight day, down three from the previous day to 59. The number of new deaths ...
A resolution calling for the statue to be kept on display was adopted by a vote of 24 to 5 at a meeting of a ...
The main theme of the expo is "Designing Future Society for Our Lives," with the three subthemes of "Saving Lives," "Empowering Lives" and "Connecting Lives."
The commercial shows several teen girls bullied in school over their race or other differences, but who ultimately find confidence through soccer prowess.
Organizers of the games, which were pushed back by a year in March because of the pandemic, had sold nearly 1 million tickets overseas, the ...
The law includes a provision obliging citizens in principle to make efforts to get vaccinated against the coronavirus.
The former representative lobbied lawmakers and farm ministry officials on international standards for animal welfare, sources say.
More than half of the country’s over 2,000 coronavirus deaths have come from those 80 or older.
A plan to set up a fund to encourage investment in green technology is also included, a nod to Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's pledge that ...
Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike made the request shortly after a meeting with Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.
The prime minister seems to hold the view that any cure involving a loss of economic momentum would be worse than the disease.
Health minister Norihisa Tamura says the central and local governments must draw up a plan to prevent the collapse of regional medical systems.
The opposition leader must contend with claims that his newly formed party is simply a reformation of his old cohorts.
A group of supporters visited the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant and attended talks on the prefecture's recovery.
The 15-meter-tall, 69-ton structure was first installed in January to mark six months until the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Games.
Tokyo confirmed 372 new cases of the coronavirus Tuesday as the number of severe COVID-19 infections fell to 62, down eight from the previous day.The ...
An Asian elephant calf excited visitors at a Tokyo zoo on Tuesday as he made his public debut as the first elephant born at the ...
The "Three C’s” approach to the pandemic, popularized by Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike, refers to avoiding closed spaces, crowds and close-contact situations.
The government will consider changes to the program for areas where COVID-19 cases are rising based on opinions from local leaders and an expert panel.
The princess, enrolled in Gakushuin University in Tokyo, has been taking part in virtual lectures since the start of the academic year in April.