THE ASAHI SHIMBUN
February 1, 2020 at 14:25 JST
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe chairs a special task force meeting dealing with the coronavirus held on the evening of Jan. 31. (Takeshi Iwashita)
The government slapped a ban on foreign nationals entering Japan if they recently visited Hubei province in central China to help curtail the spread of the deadly coronavirus, but experts cautioned the measure may only have a limited effect. [Read More]
Visit this page for the latest news on Japan’s battle with the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Cooking experts, chefs and others involved in the field of food introduce their special recipes intertwined with their paths in life.
Here is a collection of first-hand accounts by “hibakusha” atomic bomb survivors.
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.