The Japan News (Japan)

 TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The approval rating for the Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stood at 50 per cent in a recent Yomiuri Shimbun survey, unchanged from the previous survey conducted last month.

SAPPORO, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - A large number of tourists flocked to Hokkaido from various parts of the country on Autumnal Equinox Day on Sunday.

​TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Harassment of nursing care workers — including sexual harassment and verbal abuse from the people under their care and care recipients’ family members — is becoming a serious problem. The industry is becoming increasingly concerned that such adverse workplace environments will make the acute labor shortage even worse. 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Blue-backed fish oil is effective at helping ease patients’ anxiety with certain mental diseases and cardiac infarction, among other diseases, researchers of the National Cancer Center Japan have announced.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government is expected to lift a ban on basic research on genome editing of human embryos. 

​TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Sept. 15 marked 10 years since U.S. investment bank Lehman Brothers went bankrupt, sending shock waves across the globe. IT companies in the United States have since made rapid progress, but the manufacturing industry has declined. What have these significant changes to the U.S. industrial structure meant for the rest of the world?

​TANEGASHIMA, Kagoshima (The Japan News/ANN) - An H-2B rocket carrying a Kounotori unmanned cargo spacecraft, heading for the International Space Station, successfully took off from Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture at 2:52 a.m. Sunday. 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Yokozuna Hakuho capped off the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament with a 15-0 record by defeating fellow yokozuna Kakuryu on the final day of the basho on Sunday at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan.

FUKUOKA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - Two women sat laughing together in a small boat on the Genkai Nada sea. They were headed for a rocky area about 10 metres deep that teems with large numbers of abalone and sazae turban shells.

KYOTO, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - The urban heat island effect and severe hot weather in recent years have likely had an adverse effect on the so-called moss gardens of temples and other locations in Kyoto that are popular sightseeing spots in the ancient city, according to research conducted by Fukui Prefectural University.