The accuracy of coronavirus figures released by the Japanese government has been called into question after the health ministry adopted new criteria for its calculations at the beginning of June. (asiaone.com)
CORNWALL, U.K. -- U.S. President Joe Biden gave his support on Saturday to Japan's efforts to carry out a safe Summer Olympics as outlined by Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on the sidelines of the Group of Seven summit here. (Nikkei)
The Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics organizing committee said Friday it has sold tickets for 42 percent of the venues' capacity and expects to see up to about 225,000 spectators per day in the Japanese capital if all ticket holders attend. (Kyodo)
Japanese Nobel laureate Negishi Ei-ichi has died at the age of 85. He was awarded the 2010 Chemistry Prize for developing a new method to synthesize organic compounds. (NHK)
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Jun 10

Until now it was easier to get your hands on a crossbow than an air rifle.

On Tuesday, Japan's House of Representatives held a plenary session, and the days discussions of matters of national legislative importance eventually turned to crossb...

Jun 10

We put these internationally lauded dumplings to the test.

Recently, our Japanese-language reporters Go Hatori and Takashi Harada have been taste-testing unusual gyoza from around the country, but little did they know that one of Japan's most...

Jun 8

On the bright side, he could probably write a song about this.

One of the biggest names in Japanese music is easily the former L'Arc-en-Ciel frontman Hyde. With several top-selling albums and sold-out tours, it can be easy to forget the proli...

Jun 8

Ship's amenities include an onboard Japanese-style bath with a view of the Seto Inland Sea.

For long-distance travel in Japan, most people's default choice is to take the Shinkansen, since Japan's bullet train network is often faster and more...

Jun 7

Handled with care and delivered in perfect condition.

Customer service in Japan is known for being second to none, with “God-like” attention paid to the needs of customers everywhere you go, from train stations to restaurants and even amusem...