Wednesday, January 20, 2021
COVID-19 bills to impose fines, prison terms for noncomplianceJanuary 19, 2021 Fines of up to 500,000 yen ($4,800) against noncompliant companies and criminal penalties for defiant patients are the main features of revision bills that are heading to the Diet to fight the novel coronavirus.
Method lets more females enter the male-dominated farmed eel worldJanuary 20, 2021 NISHIO, Aichi Prefecture--Scientists here say a common food ingredient increases the chances of farmed eels becoming females, which are larger, softer and tastier than their more abundant male counterparts.
Young activist pushes for youth input on gender equality policiesJanuary 20, 2021 Ayano Sakurai was shocked when a male high school classmate told her to “shut up” and that “girls should remain quiet and stay cute.”
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.