Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Opposition fails in bid to use Go To Travel funds to fight virusJanuary 27, 2021 The third supplementary budget passed the Lower House on Jan. 26 despite howls of protest from the opposition that it sacrifices support for health care workers battling the pandemic in favor of propping up the economy.
Tokyo election set for July 4, likely to impact national politicsJanuary 27, 2021 In politics, timing is everything, so all eyes will be on Tokyo’s metropolitan assembly election this summer, ahead of the Tokyo Olympics and a Lower House election expected by fall.
Tokyo seems on delicate path to recovery in state of emergencyJanuary 27, 2021 Novel coronavirus-related numbers point to improved conditions in Tokyo nearly three weeks since the state of emergency was declared, but health experts warn that irresponsible behavior could quickly reverse the positive trend.
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.