Thursday, March 4, 2021
Pessimism grows about letting in foreign visitors for OlympicsMarch 4, 2021 Doubts are spreading among government circles about the prospect of allowing foreign visitors to enter Japan for the Tokyo Summer Olympics.
Mizuho Bank’s ATMs swallow customer’ cards under new glitchMarch 4, 2021 Problems with Mizuho Bank’s ATMs resurfaced just days after around 80 percent of its machines malfunctioned. The megabank said 29 of its ATMs at 28 sites in Tokyo, Osaka and elsewhere stopped working for three hours from around 8 p.m. on March 3.
Sea urchin shells find new use as pottery glaze to avoid trash heapMarch 4, 2021 HIRONO, Iwate Prefecture--Sea urchin are a culinary delicacy, but because their shells are often seen as too difficult or costly to recycle, they end up getting tossed out in bulk.
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.