In June, Glenmark received regulatory approval for favipiravir, generic form of Avigan, as treatment for virus infections in India
01 Jul 2020 2:55 PM
Overall imports fell 26.2% in the year to May, versus the median estimate for a 20.4% decrease, posting the biggest drop since October 2009
17 Jun 2020 9:24 AM
Export-dependent Japan's economy had contracted at an annual rate of 7.2% in the October-December period
08 Jun 2020 9:32 AM
The saliva-based PCR tests can be given to those who have had symptoms for up to nine days, Japan’s health ministry said
02 Jun 2020 1:26 PM
Japan’s factory activity shrank at fastest pace since 2009, while South Korea saw manufacturing slump at sharpest pace in more than a decade
01 Jun 2020 10:12 AM
The drop in exports is the worst since the 2008 financial crisis, as export-dependent Japan struggles to juggle the health risks of COVID-19
21 May 2020 10:22 AM
Japan freed 39 of its 47 prefectures from a blanket state of emergency that had lasted most of April, several more could emerge this week
20 May 2020 3:57 PM
The world’s third-largest economy shrank for second consecutive quarter in three months to March, intensifying challenge for policymakers
18 May 2020 8:42 AM
With infections sharply down, Japanese government is now hoping to lift the state of emergency declared in most of the country
14 May 2020 9:57 AM
Antigen tests scan for proteins that can be found on or inside a virus
12 May 2020 1:42 PM
Prime minister Shinzo Abe was forced into a U-turn on cash handouts, reversing an initial plan to offer means-tested assistance to families
30 Apr 2020 4:37 PM
Inadequacies in fighting coronavirus raise questions over Tokyo Olympics
19 Mar 2020 10:13 AM
'Little Miss Period' tackles Japan's menstruation taboos with a punch.
17 Dec 2019 6:00 PM
The cancellation of Abe's trip came a day after Bangladeshi Foreign and Home Ministers called off their visits to India.
13 Dec 2019 10:20 AM
Easy-to-make flowers for traditional Japanese hair ornaments.
12 Dec 2019 11:42 AM
The same father said his eldest daughter was married but his youngest, a doctor living in the US, is single at the age of 34.
06 Dec 2019 3:34 PM
He has been arrested on suspicion of 'fraudulent obstruction of business', the spokesman added.
03 Dec 2019 3:34 PM
He was in office for five years from November 1982 to November 1987,
29 Nov 2019 1:00 PM
Star-stricken: Tokyo's famed Jiro sushi restaurant excluded from Michelin guide.
28 Nov 2019 5:29 PM
The song was partly composed using an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered programme song-writer Jun Inoue created.
26 Nov 2019 11:21 AM