The Japan News (Japan)

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.

​TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The National Center Test for University Admissions started its two-day schedule Saturday morning, the final administration of the exam before it is replaced by a new unified format next year.

KOBE (The Japan News/ANN) - Friday marked the 25th anniversary of the Great Hanshin Earthquake, which ultimately claimed 6,434 lives.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Health, Labour and Welfare Ministry plans to introduce a system to examine all deaths of children under 18, in principle, for the purpose of preventing children dying from abuse or accidents, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - On the fifth day of action on Thursday Ozeki Takakeisho earned his fourth win of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament by pushing down No. 3 maegashira Tamawashi (2-3).

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - To promote the aircraft industry to meet an expected increase in demand in Asia, the government plans to strengthen cooperation with members of the Asean.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The major programmes for the Japan Cultural Expo, or Nihonhaku, an arts and culture festival organised by the government will coincide with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - According to figures compiled by the Environment Ministry paint containing toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs; see below) has been detected in at least 334 of the 719 large outdoor structures such as bridges examined across the nation.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A Chinese man in his 30s who visited the Chinese city of Wuhan has been infected with the new coronavirus, the first case of infection confirmed in Japan amid an outbreak of pneumonia believed to be caused by the virus.