The Japan News (Japan)

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - About 70,000 of the 160,000 pleasure boats around the country are moored at ports and riverbanks without permission, according to a survey by the Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry.

HIGASHI-IZU, Shizuoka (The Japan News/ANN) - Girls dressed in kimono look at hanging decorations made of colorful cloth called Hina no Tsurushikazari at the Bunka Koen Hina no Yakata hall in the Inatori area of Higashi-Izu, Shizuoka Prefecture, on Sunday.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government has decided to postpone a decision on an outline about standards for certifying casino-featuring integrated resorts that was supposed to be decided at the end of this month, a high-ranking government official said Monday.

SEOUL/BEIJING (The Japan News/ANN) - Fifth-generation wireless technology (5G), which enables high-speed and high-capacity mobile communications services, is set to be rolled out in Japan this spring.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Environment Ministry and Toyota Tsusho Corp. have jointly begun a project to reuse parts from hybrid vehicles in Southeast Asia that have reached the end of their product life cycle.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - With the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics close at hand in 2020, countermeasures against terrorism have fresh urgency, too. These articles will look at companies that aim to create a safer Japan through the latest technologies.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A team of researchers from Japan will collaborate on a project with universities and research institutes from the United States, South Korea and Taiwan to improve the accuracy of typhoon forecasts.

ITOIGAWA, Niigata (The Japan News/ANN) - Ski resorts nationwide are suffering from a serious lack of snow.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Displayed on a barge on Friday at Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo’s waterfront area in Minato Ward is the Olympic logo.

​TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - There are some local governments that see the catfish meat as a key to vitalising their areas. And it’s also seen as an alternative to eel whose prices remain high due to short supply.