The Japan News (Japan)

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - One week after powerful Typhoon No. 19 made landfall, it rained again Saturday in affected areas in eastern Japan. 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Electric appliance makers are applying their technological expertise to improve inspections of infrastructure such as roads and bridges.

TOKYO (The Japan Times/ANN) - Japanese cultural properties, often made of fragile materials such as paper, silk and wood, have for many years regularly been repaired and handed down to the present.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Areas in eastern Japan ravaged by last weekend’s massive Typhoon No. 19 are bracing for more rainfall from late Friday through early Saturday afternoon, with heavy rain feared in some locations.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - More than half of Typhoon No. 19’s identified victims were 70 years or older, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government decided Friday the nation will participate in the U.S. Artemis program, which aims to land astronauts on the moon in 2024.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Leading daily goods maker Unicharm Corp. has developed technology for recycling used paper diapers.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The three South Pacific nations of Fiji, Samoa and Tonga have all bowed out at the pool stage of the Rugby World Cup, the third straight tournament in which they have done so. Despite featuring talented players including Fiji’s Leone Nakarawa, who was named European Player of the Year in 2018, these island nations have not achieved the results they desire, for reasons including a lack of money.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The feasibility of holding the women’s marathon during the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha in September was called into question by reporters, due to sweltering sauna-like temperatures.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - In the wake of the devastation caused by Typhoon No. 19, the government is considering postponing a parade planned for Tuesday to celebrate the enthronement of the Emperor.