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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Don’t stay silent on gender equality in Japan. Voice up!

Tokyo reports 405 new COVID-19 cases, most on a Monday since Jan. 25

Yuki Kitazumi, a former reporter for the Tokyo-based Nikkei business daily who now lives in Yangon, was detained at his house in the city on Sunday night

Coal accounts for nearly three-quarters of India’s annual power output

Moving house in a pandemic: The move isn’t the hardest part, the packing is

The briefing session was the first of its kind held after the government made the decision to release treated radioactive water on April 13

NASA is hoping to make history early Monday when the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter attempts the first powered, controlled flight on another planet

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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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BREAKING: Japanese government announces new era will be known as Reiwa 令和

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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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Commentary: China is paying a high price for provoking India

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