Thousands took to the streets across Europe and Australia on Saturday, as did hundreds in Tokyo and Seoul, in support of days of U.S. protests against police brutality.
Reuters. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 12:25:05 -0400.
In America, masks have become a weapon in the culture wars. In Japan, wearing one is no big deal, and deaths have stayed low.
Motoko Rich and Noriko Hayashi. New York Times. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 14:58:57 +0000.
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares rose Wednesday after Wall Street extended its gains for a third straight day, driven by optimism over economies reopening from shutdowns to stem the coronavirus pandemic. ...
Yuri Kageyama. Washington Times. Wed, 03 Jun 2020 02:48:49 -0400.
Brown, who is set to become Britain's youngest summer Olympian in Tokyo, flew off her skateboard at the top of a high ramp and landed head-first on hard ground.
Daily Mail. Tue, 02 Jun 2020 15:18:06 +0100.
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares are higher Tuesday on optimism about moves to reopen economies from shutdowns to contain the coronavirus pandemic. ...
Yuri Kageyama. Washington Times. Tue, 02 Jun 2020 03:13:56 -0400.
Just two months after the unprecedented Olympic postponement, organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto was asked Thursday about progress toward next year's rescheduled Tokyo Games.
Fox News. Thu, 28 May 2020 16:35:57 GMT.
A pair of Japanese Top League coaches have warned there are no rivers of gold for Australian rugby players looking to flee Super Rugby.
Sam Phillips. Sydney Morning Herald. Thu, 28 May 2020 18:07:52 +1000.
E-learning could be a crucial tool in the biosecurity fight against invasive alien species such as Japanese Knotweed, Zebra Mussels and Signal Crayfish according to a new study.
Science Daily. Tue, 26 May 2020 14:53:10 EDT.
It's an announcement that sounds almost too good to be true.But under a bold tourism plan to lure visitors back to Japan, the government has launched a new campaign that will help offset travel costs for visiting ...
New Zealand Herald. Tue, 26 May 2020 22:02:28 +1200.
Indexes in Tokyo and Sydney lead the way as optimism grows that world is slowly emerging from pandemic protections.
Voice of America. Tue, 26 May 2020 04:12:34 -0400.
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Facts About Japan
Japan, an island state off the east coast of Asia, is governed as a
constitutional monarchy. Its capital city is Tokyo; its second
largest city is Osaka. Japan's national currency is the Yen.
In 2007, Japan's estimated population was 127,433,000, and Japanese is
the primary language spoken in Japan.
For more news and information about Japan, visit this official
Japanese government website. For detailed maps of Japan, visit
this Japan map website.
Click on the small Japan map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Japan.