Thursday, March 4, 2021
Sources: Suga to extend state of emergency for the Tokyo areaMarch 3, 2021 Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has decided to extend the COVID-19 state of emergency for four prefectures in the Tokyo metropolitan area for two weeks beyond the March 7 deadline, several government sources said.
Tokyo Games adds 12 women to board to increase gender diversityMarch 3, 2021 The Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee appointed 12 new female members for its executive board on March 3, as it tries to reach a new gender diversity goal and shake a sexism scandal.
Hunger striker: U.S. base landfill soil mixed with WWII remainsMarch 3, 2021 NAHA--A 67-year-old man is staging a hunger strike here to stop fragments of remains of people killed in the 1945 Battle of Okinawa from being used in a project to build a U.S. military base.
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.