The Japan News (Japan)

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The organising committee of the 2020 Tokyo Games is mulling a course for the Olympic marathon in Sapporo that loops around the center of the city.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Two top figures in the Liberal Democratic Party are making opposing moves in pursuit of the same goal - to become the “post-Abe” leader. 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - In its midterm consolidated financial report for the half fiscal year ending in September, Nissan Motor Co. has reported a massive 85 per cent decline in operating profits.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A set of halls built at the East Gardens of the Imperial Palace for the Daijosai thanksgiving ceremony, were unveiled to the press on Wednesday.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Amid a surge in foreign visitors, over-tourism is increasingly causing problems in the lives of local residents.

FUKUSHIMA (The Japan News/ANN) - A worker puts the finishing touches on a rat figure in a craft workshop in Nishi-Aizu, Fukushima Prefecture, ahead of the Year of the Rat in the Chinese zodiac in 2020.

​TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Sub-Committee on Undersea Feature Names (SCUFN), an international body that certifies names of seabed topography to be used on maritime charts, accepted 60 applications submitted by Japan for the names of undersea features around the country.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Temporary housing is being swiftly constructed in disaster-hit regions as the nation marks one month since powerful Typhoon No. 19 landed in Japan.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A proposed system for taxing large multinationals, including global tech giants, has drawn mixed views on how it will impact Japanese companies. 

​TANBA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - An empty house in a rural part of Tanba has been converted into a guesthouse for foreign visitors who want to step off the beaten path and take a breather in the countryside of Hyogo Prefecture.