Thursday, January 21, 2021
Local governments growing more reliant on nuclear taxesJanuary 20, 2021 Local governments are increasingly depending on tax revenues from the nuclear plants they host, a relationship that has deepened over the 10 years since the Fukushima nuclear disaster, an analysis by The Asahi Shimbun shows.
Foreign visitors to Japan fall 87 percent in 2020 to a 22-year lowJanuary 20, 2021 With the novel coronavirus pandemic raging in Japan and around the world, the number of foreign visitors to Japan fell in 2020 to a level not seen in 22 years.
High hurdles await Japan’s
unprecedented vaccine program
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.