The Japan News (Japan)
FUKUSHIMA (The Japan News/ANN) - A worker puts the finishing touches on a rat figure in a craft workshop in Nishi-Aizu, Fukushima Prefecture, ahead of the Year of the Rat in the Chinese zodiac in 2020.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Sub-Committee on Undersea Feature Names (SCUFN), an international body that certifies names of seabed topography to be used on maritime charts, accepted 60 applications submitted by Japan for the names of undersea features around the country.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Temporary housing is being swiftly constructed in disaster-hit regions as the nation marks one month since powerful Typhoon No. 19 landed in Japan.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A proposed system for taxing large multinationals, including global tech giants, has drawn mixed views on how it will impact Japanese companies.
TANBA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - An empty house in a rural part of Tanba has been converted into a guesthouse for foreign visitors who want to step off the beaten path and take a breather in the countryside of Hyogo Prefecture.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The initially planned enthronement parade was postponed out of consideration for residents in areas devastated by Typhoon No. 19 in October.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Marine Eco-Label Japan (MEL) - Japan’s certification system for protecting marine resources, is expected to be approved as an international standard by the end of this year.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The construction of about nine-kilometer section that passes through the prefecture is blocked by Shizuoka Gov. Heita Kawakatsu .