The Japan News (Japan)

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Nissan Motor Co. has launched a full-fledged search for a successor to former President and Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa, 65, who formally resigned on Monday from both posts. 

NUR-SULTAN (The Japan News/ANN) - Kenichiro Fumita became the first Japanese wrestler to secure a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics when he advanced to the final of the Greco-Roman 60-kg weight class on Monday at the world championships in Nur-Sultan.

​BANGKOK/HANOI (The Japan News/ANN) - Southeast Asian countries are intensifying their efforts to attract companies planning to move production bases outside China, as the United States and China have become entrenched in tit-for-tat sanctions and retaliatory tariffs. To attract the needed outside investment, they are offering tax incentives and other benefits.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - With the full-fledged introduction of next-generation 5G communications standards approaching, competition is intensifying among domestic communication device manufacturers.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government will take steps to secure employment opportunities for the elderly, based on a recent survey that showed a record-high 8.62 million people aged 65 or older held jobs in 2018.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Autonomous delivery robots are expected to be tested on public roads before this fiscal year ends in March, it has been learned.

KAMIKAWA, Hokkaido (The Japan News/ANN - Red and yellow mountain ash and alpine bear berry leaves cover the summit of Mt. Kurodake in Kamikawa, Hokkaido, over the weekend.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s reshuffling of his Cabinet was met with approval by 46 per cent of respondents, against 34 per cent who disapproved, according to a nationwide opinion survey conducted by The Yomiuri Shimbun.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Women are often forced to wear high-heeled shoes in the workplace and elsewhere, but Japanese retailers and manufacturers are striving to provide heels that don’t hurt to wear.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Shogo Nakamura won the Marathon Grand Championship in Tokyo on Sunday, followed by Yuma Hattori, both thereby securing themselves a berth in the men’s marathon at the Tokyo Olympics next year.