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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Naomi Osaka's Australian Open title defense came to an early end as the four-time Grand Slam champion was upset by Amanda Anisimova.

The era of ever-cheaper clean power is over, adding new uncertainty to global energy markets battered by one supply crisis after another.

The health ministry backs the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for children age 5 to 11 as the Japanese government prepares to kick-start the rollout of shots in March.

As the ASEAN member nations grapple with its biggest rift in years, one thing is clear: Nobody actually wants the bloc to expel Myanmar’s generals.

Would-be buyers of Toyota's new Land Cruiser model in Japan may have to wait around four years before taking delivery.

The shock wave produced by Saturday's volcanic eruption, as well as the unusual nature of the tsunamis it generated, will have scientists studying the event for years. | via @nytimes 

Twelve more areas, including Osaka Prefecture, are set to seek quasi-state of emergency declarations by the central government in coming days.

Russia's top envoy said the U.S. promised to deliver written responses next week to Russian demands for security guarantees as he dismissed Western "hysteria” over Ukraine.

Can omicron cause long COVID? Here's what scientists have learned and the many questions still to be answered. | via @nytimes 

Renault's chief executive officer is fed up with the carmaker’s moribund business in China and willing to rip up the script the company and its alliance partner Nissan forged years ago.

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BREAKING: Japan is reporting its first case of an individual who has not been to Wuhan, China, but has contracted the novel coronavirus. The case is one of two new infections reported Tuesday.

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

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The six-member Johnny's act marks two years of many firsts such as appearing on the YouTube channel The First Take and working with established artists such as Yoshiki and Daiki Tsuneta.

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.

2018's kanji character of the year is 災 ('sai,' disaster), as chosen by a Kyoto-based kanji promotion organization. Japan saw a myriad of floods, typhoons and earthquakes this past year.

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