Thursday, February 25, 2021
Gender-equality minister signs paper opposing dual surnamesFebruary 25, 2021 Japan’s minister in charge of women’s empowerment and gender equality acknowledged that she signed a document that opposes dual surnames for married couples but insisted her “personal belief” would not affect her duties.
Fukushima city reports 1st death from powerful Feb. 13 quakeFebruary 25, 2021 The first death from the powerful quake that rattled northeastern Japan late at night on Feb. 13 has been reported in Fukushima Prefecture.
7 bureaucrats get pay cut over wining and dining scandalFebruary 25, 2021 The telecommunications ministry has released the results of its investigation into the wining and dining of bureaucrats by a satellite broadcaster, but it left many questions unanswered, such as why.
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.