Monday, January 18, 2021
Mitsumasa Anno, great master of watercolors, dead at 94January 17, 2021 Celebrated painter and illustrator Mitsumasa Anno, whose landscape drawings in pale watercolors and playful picture books earned him international awards and acclaim, died from cirrhosis of the liver on Dec. 24.
Chiba police struggle to choke off feuds between Sri LankansJanuary 17, 2021 NARITA, Chiba Prefecture--Two police departments have teamed to crack down on feuds among Sri Lankans in their municipalities, following a flurry of assaults involving the settling of grudges, including one reported abduction.
Mourners offer prayers to Kobe quake victims in lonely solitudeJanuary 17, 2021 KOBE--Like many others, Tsuyoshi Nakayama had to grieve for a loved one lost in the Great Hanshin Earthquake 26 years ago on his own without friends or acquaintances this year, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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.