Friday, February 26, 2021
Top court: Free rent to Confucian temple in Naha is unconstitutionalFebruary 25, 2021 NAHA--The Supreme Court on Feb. 24 ruled that the Naha city government violated the constitutional separation of politics and religion by not collecting rent from a Confucian temple on public land.
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.
Japan to suspend new Myanmar ODA projects but says not sanctionFebruary 25, 2021 The government has decided on a different approach from Western nations in dealing with the military government in Myanmar.
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.