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The need to maintain social distancing and enforce sanitizing measures has seen numerous changes to the traditional event.
More than 60 years after first raising awareness about a neurological disease caused by industrial mercury poisoning, photojournalist Aileen M. Smith still wants answers
The capital has now seen 29,706 people infected during the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi and Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki met Thursday to discuss the issue of relocating U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma within the ...
It is now highly likely that Miyagi Gov. Yoshihiro Murai will agree to resuming operation of the No. 2 reactor at the nuclear plant.
A government report says teleworking may have a large impact on social security and work styles in the future.
Scheduling the vote will be an important test of Suga's acumen as a politician, and could affect his standing within the ruling party.
Tokyo is aiming to have a Japanese national on the moon for the first time in the latter half of the 2020s.
The body, in several pieces, was found Monday inside a closet in an apartment in Kashiwazaki, Niigata Prefecture.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government launched its own travel subsidy program Friday, offering Tokyoites discounts of ¥5,000 per person for a one-night stay costing ¥6,000 or ...
Princess Mako, a niece of Emperor Naruhito and the eldest daughter of Crown Prince Akishino, turned 29 on Friday, marking her birthday at a time ...
The trip would be the first by a senior diplomat of the Chinese government since Yoshihide Suga became prime minister.
Bullying was found to have led to 10 suicides among schoolchildren during fiscal 2019.
Shibuya has been rendered in a virtual form to allow people to show up as costumed avatars for the night.
The facility will offer negative test certificates and will be able to process 700 people per day.
While a decision this week by immigration authorities didn't make big headlines, it was a ray of hope for thousands of students keen to work ...
The iconic bird, which symbolizes longevity and good luck, was almost wiped out in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Investigators acted on 748 cases of possession, forgery and other offenses involving residence cards in 2019 alone, according to the National Police Agency.
The criticism comes amid controversy over Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's refusal to appoint six nominees who spoke out against Abe administration policies.
Delays and higher costs could rekindle support for an onshore plan, as Japan's public finances are strained by debt.