The Japan News (Japan)

​SEOUL (The Japan News/ANN) — The head of the foundation established by the South Korean government to assist former comfort women has expressed her intention to resign, it was learned Sunday. 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN)—Under certain circumstances, executions are carried out quietly even if a death row convict is in the process of appealing for a retrial. Will the recent executions of two male death row convicts become a precedent for further such developments?

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN)—It is three years until the opening of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Relevant organizations should facilitate closer collaboration among themselves to accelerate preparations for the event, while making efforts to reduce costs.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A research team led by the Tokyo-based National Cancer Center Japan has developed a new test to diagnose 13 kinds of cancers from a single drop of blood, with a clinical study set to start from next month.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) — Yet another new star has arisen in the Japanese boxing galaxy. 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - As soon as early August, the Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry will issue new instructions regarding the Road Transportation Law. 

OITA (The Japan News/ANN) - Yamaboko floats are paraded Saturday as part of the Hita Gion Matsuri festival that continued on Sunday in Hita, Oita Prefecture, a city that was recently hit by torrential rain.

NAGOYA (The Japan News/ANN) - Yokozuna Hakuho defeats yokozuna Harumafuji in the final bout of the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament.

​TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will likely face a critical juncture as he prepares for off-session budget committee meetings of both Diet chambers.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government is trying to prevent fire ants from becoming established in Japan.