Saturday, January 16, 2021
Dying master craftsman gave failed student a second chanceJanuary 16, 2021 FUKUOKA--Master craftsman Seiichi Takayanagi knew he was dying and in a change of heart toward the end decided to "readopt" a former student he had once rejected in the hope she would learn enough to pass down the centuries-old style of scissor making.
Indicators point to state of emergency for 3 more prefecturesJanuary 15, 2021 Three prefectures not covered by the state of emergency each have at least four of six indicators showing they have already entered the most serious stage in the spread of novel coronavirus infections.
Buddhist priest’s amazing photos bring world of bugs into focusJanuary 16, 2021 TAKA, Hyogo Prefecture--If it wasn't for a fly, Yusei Hara might never have got hooked on photographing insects. His intimate close-ups of bugs that often reduce humans to screaming fits are the subject of a stunning book.
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.