Friday, February 26, 2021
Suga scraps state of emergency briefing as press aide faces the fireFebruary 26, 2021 Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga abruptly canceled a news conference on Feb. 26, raising suspicions that he is keeping the media from his top public relations aide, embroiled in a scandal.
Farm ministry disciplines 6 for dinners paid by bribe suspectFebruary 26, 2021 The farm ministry has disciplined six bureaucrats who were wined and dined by an egg industry official involved in a separate bribery scandal that has ensnared a former agriculture minister.
State of emergency to end on Feb. 28 for 6 prefecturesFebruary 26, 2021 The government confirmed it will lift the COVID-19 state of emergency early for six prefectures, but the four Tokyo-area prefectures will have to wait until the March 7 deadline.
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.