The Japan News (Japan)

​TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Kao Corp., a consumer and chemical products manufacturer, and start-up Preferred Networks, Inc. will launch a trial service next March that analyses the RNA, or ribonucleic acid, in sebum to evaluate and predict people’s skin condition.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Kentaro Kawabe, President of Yahoo Japan operator Z Holdings Corp., said the business integration between Yahoo Japan and Line has made the combination of  “search engine, social media and smartphone payments miraculously complete,”.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Seeking to prevent nations from intervening in the transfer of data, the Japan-U.S. digital trade agreement was approved by the House of Representatives on Tuesday.

​HIMI, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - About 200 kanburi winter yellowtail arrived at the Himi fishing port in Himi, Toyama Prefecture, early Wednesday morning, heralding the arrival of the kanburi season. 

​MIYAZAKI, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - Efforts are underway to artificially cultivate luminescent mushrooms as a new resource to boost tourism to Miyazaki.

​KIRYU, Gunma (The Japan News/ANN) - Maple trees at Hotokuji temple in Kiryu, Gunma Prefecture, are illuminated and the reflection of their beautifully coloured leaves appears on the glossy floor of the main hall.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Shinzo Abe’s tenure as prime minister reached 2,887 days on Wednesday, making him the longest-serving prime minister of the constitutional era.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tied the record for the longest-serving prime minister in the history of Japan’s constitutional politics.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A carriage is loaded onto a truck at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Tuesday. 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Politicians and experts from Japan, the United States and Europe discussed a range of pressing issues, including the absence of leadership in the world and the role Japan is expected to play in the future at the 2019 GZERO Summit held in Tokyo.