Thursday, January 21, 2021
40,000 foreign trainees enter Japan amid virus as others firedJanuary 21, 2021 Two Vietnamese trainees in their 20s, fired by a Shikoku supermarket at the end of last year as a result of the pandemic economy, came all the way to Tokyo to get help from a support group to find new work.
Officials doubt naming, shaming eateries a viable punishmentJanuary 21, 2021 Twenty metropolitan government employees fanned out in search of open bars and restaurants in Tokyo’s major nightlife districts on the nights of Jan. 18 and 19. But they were not looking for a night on the town.
Huge, dazzling fireball burns across western sky above TokyoJanuary 21, 2021 A brilliant fireball lit up the night sky as it streaked through the western sky over Tokyo on Jan. 20 at about 8:30 p.m. and could be seen over a wide area.
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.