The Japan News (Japan)

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Winner of three gold and four silver medals over three Olympics, Kohei Uchimura, 31 was reflecting on a turbulent 2019.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - In Japan’s national parks, the Environment Ministry is galvanising efforts to encourage foreign visitors to go glamping ― outdoor camping with amenities and comforts commonly found in hotels.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The latest information and communication technology (ICT), Takamatsu municipal government is aiming to become a smart city through an advanced area offering living convenience. 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Members of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party are divided over the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Japan as a state guest this spring.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The designs of the official uniforms of the Japanese Olympic and Paralympic committees of the Japanese teams during the Games were unveiled.

CHIBA (The Japan News/ANN) - Ahead of the peak season for allergy-inducing pollen a weather information provider in Chiba is busy preparing to deliver its pollen observation devices to about 1,000 selected observation spots across the country.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - This is the fourth installment of a series.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn apparently diverted about ¥470 million from a joint venture between Nissan and Renault S.A. for his personal expenses, such as gifts, and expenditures unrelated to the venture’s corporate purposes, Nissan said in a report that has been submitted to the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

KYOTO (The Japan News/ANN) Six months have passed since the fatal Kyoto Animation Co. arson attack (see below). Yoshiji Kigami, then 61, a board director of the company widely known as KyoAni, who contributed to laying the foundations for the anime production firm that has fans both at home and abroad, was among the 36 victims.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The number of Thai and Indonesians remaining in Japan illegally has doubled since the government exempted visitors from these countries from obtaining visas for short-term stays, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.