The Japan News (Japan)

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government is considering introducing a system in which divorced parents can have joint custody of their children, by reviewing the current system that grants only one of them such authority, it has been learned.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN)—Asuka Nakajima is the type of computer expert called a “white hat hacker.” Also described as hackers working for justice, white hat hackers including Nakajima work to find faults in personal computer software to identify possible security holes.

KIRYU, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - The coffee roasted and brewed by Hibiki Iwano doesn’t taste quite like a typical dark roast. Instead of the characteristic bitterness, it has a mild, pleasant flavour that gently soaks into one’s body and doesn’t fade even after the beverage cools down.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) -Temperatures soared Sunday in many parts of Japan with the mercury topping 35 C at 176 locations across the country as of 2 p.m.

YOKOHAMA (The Japan News/ANN) - Ichiro Kojima, 22, has been put in special detention since Friday to assess his fitness to bear criminal responsibility for charges of murder and attempted murder aboard a Tokaido Shinkansen bullet train. 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Many foreign executives working in Japan have faced challenging situations amid natural disasters. Philippe Fauchet, the chairman of GlaxoSmithKline K.K. experienced the Great East Japan Earthquake, which highlighted for him the importance of continuity in the company’s operations. The Japan News recently spoke with Fauchet about a variety of subjects, including culture, education and business. 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A record 538 executives at listed firms earned at least ¥100 million ($889,800) for the fiscal year ending March 2018, or 72 more than the previous year, according to a survey by Tokyo Shoko Research, Ltd.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has supported peace in Europe by countering the threat from the Soviet Union and now Russia. Doubts are inevitable over how much U.S. President Donald Trump recognised the importance of the Western alliance. 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Before sprucing up the interior of the trains, cleaning crews for the Shinkansen bullet trains operated by East Japan Railway Co. create a summer mood on the outside.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Defense Ministry views Lockheed Martin Corp. as the leading candidate to develop fighter jets to succeed the F-2 fighters in the Air Self-Defense Force, according to government sources.