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
Though the empress, dressed in robes with a long train, also appears, she does not follow him in.
14 Nov 2019 3:57 PM
Two weeks ago, Typhoon Hagibis caused widespread flooding and left more than 80 people dead or presumed dead across Japan.
26 Oct 2019 11:31 AM
The Japanese tech giant has already invested nearly USD 1 billion in Oyo.
25 Oct 2019 12:19 PM
In ancient throne ritual, Japanese emperor vows to fulfil duty.
22 Oct 2019 6:30 PM
Hisahito, 13, the lone royal male in his generation, is second in line to throne after his father Crown Prince Akishino.
18 Oct 2019 12:17 PM
As per Cabinet Office, around 5,500 people remain housed in shelters and more than 2,30,000 people had been evacuated ahead of the storm.
16 Oct 2019 6:43 PM
By Tuesday morning, some 34,000 households were still without power, and 133,000 homes had no water.
15 Oct 2019 12:15 PM
Japan's military deployed helicopters to rescue people seen in aerial footage standing on balconies waving towels to attract attention.
13 Oct 2019 9:59 AM