The Japan Times

The Japan Times

News and features from the most widely read English-language newspaper in Japan. 1897年創刊。現存する日本最古の英字新聞・ジャパンタイムズが発信する国内外の社会、スポーツ、政治、経済ニュースと、さまざまなジャンルの特集記事。

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Foreign teachers of English in Japan are good at sharing cautionary tales on messenger boards, but the best thing you can do to avoid any pitfalls is read your contract.

"They’re doing the (LDP) presidential election in which only a million people can vote. The real battle is the Lower House election, with 100 million voters."

Najib, who served as premier for nine years until 2018, was found guilty of corruption last year and sentenced to 12 years in prison in the 1MDB scandal.

Iran does not recognize Israel and its athletes usually refrain from facing Israeli opponents, whether by forfeiting the match or by simply not participating.

The government is making a renewed push to allay concerns over vaccines' safety, but they face an uphill battle against the disinformation rife on social media.

Australia's defense chief said the country may consider leasing or buying existing submarines from the U.S. or Britain, since the new fleet is not expected to be operational for decades.

A commentary published widely in state-run media last month warned against "fan culture” and "worshiping Western culture.”

Could delivering COVID-19 immunity directly to the nose — the area of the body via which it is most likely to be transmitted — help conquer the pandemic?

A lack of digital infrastructure and an archaic corporate culture that values long working hours and face-to-face meetings is slowing down Japan’s push toward working remotely.


The Johnny's boy band King & Prince explores English lyrics on its third album, “Re:Sense," and embraces showing the more personal sides of its members on social media.

At the Japan Meteorological Agency news conference, the magnitude of the strong quake that jolted northeast Japan on Saturday at 11:08 p.m. was updated from magnitude 7.1 to 7.3. The agency warned of possible aftershocks over the next week.

BREAKING: Prime MInister Shinzo Abe to resign due to his health, NHK reports

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Commentary: China is paying a high price for provoking India