Friday, January 22, 2021
If Tokyo Games must go on, ban fans, top medical expert urgesJanuary 22, 2021 The head of the Tokyo Medical Association is urging the government to consider holding the Tokyo Olympics this summer with no spectators in the stands. Haruo Ozaki made the comments in an interview with The Asahi Shimbun in mid-January.
Opposition parties urge Suga to call off Olympic GamesJanuary 22, 2021 Despite growing calls for Japan to either cancel or again delay the Tokyo Games, government and Olympic officials have pressed ahead with preparations, including devising various scenarios for spectator numbers during the pandemic.
440-year-old graffiti found at Gifu temple to be preservedJanuary 22, 2021 MITAKE, Gifu Prefecture--The Cultural Affairs Agency is instructing a temple here to preserve 440-year-old graffiti discovered in its building last year.
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.