The Japan News (Japan)

​NIIGATA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - Japan's busiest season has begun for the production of traditional salted salmon.

​TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Aa new subsidy program is being planned to be set up by the government to install both renewable energy power generation facilities like solar panels and electricity storage batteries at schools, hospitals and other facilities.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Akachan Honpo Co., a baby products retailer has started selling nipples that can be attached to cartons of liquid baby formula. 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - There are many lessons from the recent Rugby World Cup, that can be applied to the upcoming  Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Japanese macaques keep warm at Hakodate Tropical Botanical Garden in Hokkaido.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A draft plan was released by the government and Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. to revise the road map for decommissioning the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Production in Japan costs more due to employee wages but companies anticipate that profits from goods made in Japan can offset these expenses. 

KOBE, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - Baseball icon Ichiro Suzuki, who retired in March, was back on the field Sunday, enjoying playing in a game with amateurs at Hotto Motto Field Kobe stadium.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A former executive at struggling liquid crystal display panel maker Japan Display Inc., who was dismissed for allegedly embezzling ¥578 million ($5 million), has died in an apparent suicide in Tokyo, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.

NAGANO, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - A former junior high school principal will jet off to Gabon on Tuesday as a senior volunteer for the Japan International Cooperation Agency to pass on his expertise to teachers in the central African nation.