Visitors are viewing and taking photos of cherry blossoms in unseasonably snowfall in Tokyo, Japan, 29 March 2020 while Tokyo government warns to avoid crowd … Read more
People release balloons to comfort souls of victims at Arahama district in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, norther Japan, 11 March 2020.
The Japanese government was forced … Read more
A Japanese woman working as a tour-bus guide in Japan has tested positive for the coronavirus for a second time, Osaka’s prefectural government said, the … Read more
Two passengers who were on the cruise ship quarantined because of the coronavirus have died, according to a report.
They were a man and a … Read more
Hundreds of people who have been stuck on board a coronavirus-hit cruise ship for two weeks are being allowed to disembark.
The ship is currently … Read more
The Japanese Imperial Household Agency announced it has cancelled a birthday public appearance for Emperor Naruhito at the Imperial Palace scheduled on 23 February 2020 … Read more
United by Emotion” has been revealed as the motto for this summer’s Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, the games organizing committee said Monday.
A committee comprised … Read more
Japan has announced its first death from the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, taking the global total to 1,710.
Health minister Katsunobu Kato said the victim was … Read more
Ten more people on a quarantined cruise liner in Japan have tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Thursday, as health experts stepped up efforts … Read more
Olympic organisers are “seriously concerned” about the spread of coronavirus and the impact it could have on the Tokyo Games this summer.
Several qualification events … Read more
Mitsubishi Electric Corp. said Monday it has been targeted in a massive cyberattack, and that information regarding government agencies and other business partners may have … Read more
Japan’s prime minister has announced his country will create a space defence force, in an effort to protect it from technological threats.
Working closely with … Read more
Residents offer prayers for victims of the Great Hanshin (Kobe) Earthquake, in Kobe, western Japan, 17 January 2020.
The event marked the 25th anniversary of … Read more
Japan has confirmed its first case of infection from the new China coronavirus that has killed one person and prompted a travel alert from the … Read more
A man kisses a block of ice during an ice-cold water bathing ceremony at the Teppozu Inari Shrine in Tokyo, Japan, 12 January 2020.
Men … Read more
(L-R) Japan’s former Empress Michiko, former Emperor Akihito, his son and current Japanese Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Crown Prince Akishino greet well-wishers through a … Read more
A handout photo made available by Sado Coast Guard Office shows Korean letters written on the outside of a wooden boat that washed ashore on … Read more
Nestlé has just launched the KitKat Chocolatory Cacao Fruit Chocolate, the first product to use a unique chocolate made entirely from the cocoa fruit.
The … Read more
Japanese former Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone speaks during a press conference for the 28th Praemium Imperiale award in Tokyo, Japan, 17 October 2016 (reissued 29 … Read more
Japan and South Korea scrambled jets to shadow two Russian strategic bombers over the neutral waters of the Sea of Japan and the East … Read more