Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Press secretary for Suga resigns amid wining and dining scandalMarch 2, 2021 The Cabinet press secretary resigned on March 1, five days after saying she would stay on despite being at the center of a wining and dining scandal.
Mizuho Bank apologizes to irate customers over latest snafuMarch 2, 2021 Mizuho Bank, one of Japan’s three megabanks, was struggling to clean up the mess of its latest ATM fiasco while trying desperately to quell the anger of its customers. At a news conference March 1, Mizuho Bank President Koji Fujiwara apologized for the trouble caused by the system failure that started on Feb. 28.
Aichi residents shocked to find their names on recall petitionMarch 2, 2021 A 26-year-old resident of Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, was stunned and dismayed when he found his name on a recall petition against Aichi Governor Hideaki Omura. “What in the world is this?” the man exclaimed.
Historians describe the Nomonhan Incident, a little-known 1939 Japan-Soviet border conflict, as the starting point of World War II.
A mother of two sons recounts the days when she lived with the novel coronavirus.
The Asahi Shimbun aims “to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls” through its Gender Equality Declaration.
Let’s explore the Japanese capital from the viewpoint of wheelchair users and people with disabilities with Barry Joshua Grisdale.