Tokyo Metropolitan Government officials confirmed 171 new cases of the coronavirus in the capital on Wednesday. The daily tally has topped 100 for the ninth straight day.
One of Asia''s largest film festivals has opened in Tokyo, without the usual entry of actors and directors on a red carpet due to the coronavirus pandemic.The opening of the 33rd Tokyo International Film Festival was held at the Tokyo International Forum on Saturday.
Shigeki Takizaki, director-general at the Japanese Foreign Ministry''s Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, enters the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in central Seoul ...
A panel of experts advising Japan''s health ministry on coronavirus measures says infections have...
The daily tally of coronavirus cases in the United States has topped 80,000 for the second straight day. The number of people in hospital has surpassed 40,000.
US President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden have campaigned in a number of key states with just one week to go before the November 3 election.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says all restaurants, bars and theaters in her country will be closed for about a month starting on Monday to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Japanese government officials have convened an emergency meeting after the number of bear sightings across the country hit a five-year high.NHK has learned that at least 63 people were injured and two of them later died in bear attacks from September 1 to October 23.
New Yorkers have formed long lines to vote early in the US presidential election, amid a surge in the number of voters casting mail-in ballots or going to the polls before election day.
The Japanese government has given letters of appreciation to organizations in the COVID-hit Chinese city of Wuhan for helping evacuate Japanese citizens trapped in the city''s lockdown early this year.
Tokyo''s geisha entertainers have shared their skills with traditional folding fans, as a stylish option to prevent coronavirus infections when people eat and drink.
Data released on Friday indicates that Japan''s employment continued to struggle last month, while the manufacturing sector showed some improvement.
US President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden have held rallies in Florida, a key battleground state that could determine the result of next week''s presidential election.
People in Japan''s southwestern prefecture of Okinawa have marked one year since a fire burned down a main hall and other buildings at Shuri Castle.About 70 people took part in a fire extinguishing drill at the site on Saturday morning.
A woman was injured in a bear attack on Monday morning in Yamagata Prefecture, northern Japan.Police say a bear, about 1 meter long, attacked the 70-year-old woman in the town of Kawanishi when she was clearing leaves in front of her house.