Monday, January 25, 2021
Deposits of toxic herbicide buried all over Japan at risk of releaseJanuary 25, 2021 Japan's increasingly frequent torrential rains risk unearthing a huge highly toxic trove of dioxin-laced herbicide buried in mountains nationwide a half century ago.
Cabinet approval rate, support for hosting Olympics both plummetJanuary 25, 2021 The approval rating for Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s Cabinet plunged further to 33 percent while a record low 11 percent of voters want the Tokyo Olympics held this summer, an Asahi Shimbun survey showed.
Tsunami-hit area struggles to find foreign workers in pandemicJanuary 25, 2021 KESENNUMA, Miyagi Prefecture--Wataru Sugawara has done his part to make this city attractive to technical trainees from Indonesia, a population segment deemed vital for Kesennuma’s continuing efforts to revive from the 2011 tsunami disaster.
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.