Saturday, January 16, 2021
Indicators point to state of emergency for 3 more prefecturesJanuary 15, 2021 Three prefectures not covered by the state of emergency each have at least four of six indicators showing they have already entered the most serious stage in the spread of novel coronavirus infections.
Former farm minister, retired official indicted on bribe chargesJanuary 15, 2021 Tokyo prosecutors on Jan. 15 indicted a former agriculture minister who has admitted to receiving cash from a company under his jurisdiction but denied that it was bribe, sources said.
Death sentence sought for head of violent yakuza gang Kudo-kaiJanuary 15, 2021 FUKUOKA--Prosecutors here are taking the unusual step of seeking the death sentence against the head of an organized crime syndicate often described as the most violent in Japan.
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.