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Komusubi Takayasu was knocked off track with his Day 11 loss at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Wednesday in Tokyo, and that certainly brought him down to earth. The Nuclear Regulation Authority on Wednesday decided to issue a corrective action order to Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc.

The six-member panel, which includes not only scholars but also East Japan Railway Co... Given the chaos in the United States over the past few years, many people have been left scratching their heads, wondering what is happening to the nation. Harvard University political philosophy Prof... Present and for...

The governors of Tokyo and three neighboring prefectures of Saitama, Chiba and Kanagawa decided on Wednesday to extend through April 21 their requests for restaurants and bars to close by 9 p. Tokyo logged 420 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, marking the first time the daily tally has exceeded 400 in the capital since March 17, when 409 cases were confirmed.

The Wednesday tally exceede... At least 336 children were adopted from Japan by residents of other countries during about nine years from 2011 to 2019, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.

There will be no more missed tournaments for yokozuna Kakuryu, as the injury-plagued Mongolian wrestler notified the Japan Sumo Association of his not-so-unexpected retirement on Wednesday. The as... Cold storage bags needed to transport the novel coronavirus vaccine are being shipped at a rapid pace from a factory in Kasukabe, Saitama Prefecture, that has been entrusted with the work by medical e... The second cherry blossom season in the coronavirus era has arrived.

Last year, many popular venues for viewing the colorful petals simply barred visitors. However, greater efforts are being made in...

The Japanese government is taking a cautious stance on sanctions against China over its human rights violations against ethnic minority communities in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

The Unit... What should be done about Imperial succession and the division of official duties? As members of the Imperial family are decreasing in number, discussions must be held promptly on specific measures re... Keep track of the coronavirus epidemic as it unfolds in Japan. Relevant stories and graphics appear below covering events up to and including the current state of emergency and the future outlook.

The following charts give a visual representation of the spread of the novel coronavirus in Japan and around the world. The novel coronavirus pandemic has put a brake on the rise in land prices, but the extent of the impact varies according to the purpose of the land and the region. The government needs to examine thes... As the global competition to secure vaccines intensifies, there is increasing awareness that the ability to develop vaccines is also important for countries from the perspective of security.

While Eu... Preparations are underway to produce vaccines for the novel coronavirus in Japan. Japanese companies have been commissioned to produce the vaccine developed by British pharma giant AstraZeneca PLC.... This is the fifth and final installment of a series in which Yomiuri Shimbun reporters share an intimate look at families who were directly affected by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami...

Takayasu needed more than 2 minutes to earn his ninth victory of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Tuesday, but it was worth the wait for the komusubi. Takayasu remained in sole possession of the l... Russia has been acting insincerely in a series of responses as if it were denying past negotiations. The government needs to take a strategic approach to the matter based on the original point of the... The Tokyo metropolitan government is confirming the safety of children who were to be adopted through a private Tokyo-based agency that suddenly suspended its business in July last year, The Yomiuri S...

Tokyo confirmed 187 new infections with the novel coronavirus on Monday, marking the third consecutive day that the daily figure has exceeded the number from the same day in the previous week. The n... The March 20 earthquake that originated off Miyagi Prefecture occurred at the border of two tectonic plates, the same mechanism as the Great East Japan Earthquake, according to the Japan Meteorologica...

An uptick in foot traffic in the waning days of the two-and-a-half-month-long state of emergency, which was lifted for Tokyo and three neighboring prefectures on Sunday, has prompted calls for continu... Grave doubt has been cast on the data management of an information infrastructure used by 86 million people in Japan.

Parties concerned must urgently clarify the precise picture of how it happened and... An interest in pets has been on the rise as people tend to stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic. Among all the various types of pets, cats have remained the most popular nationwide since the numbe...

Renowned ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai 1760-1849 may have created many beautiful prints, but a recently discovered woodcut block used in the production of one of them also bears the work of some...

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