The Japan News (Japan)

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - With the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics close at hand in 2020, countermeasures against terrorism have fresh urgency, too. These articles will look at companies that aim to create a safer Japan through the latest technologies.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A team of researchers from Japan will collaborate on a project with universities and research institutes from the United States, South Korea and Taiwan to improve the accuracy of typhoon forecasts.

ITOIGAWA, Niigata (The Japan News/ANN) - Ski resorts nationwide are suffering from a serious lack of snow.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Displayed on a barge on Friday at Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo’s waterfront area in Minato Ward is the Olympic logo.

​TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - There are some local governments that see the catfish meat as a key to vitalising their areas. And it’s also seen as an alternative to eel whose prices remain high due to short supply.

​TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The National Center Test for University Admissions started its two-day schedule Saturday morning, the final administration of the exam before it is replaced by a new unified format next year.

KOBE (The Japan News/ANN) - Friday marked the 25th anniversary of the Great Hanshin Earthquake, which ultimately claimed 6,434 lives.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Health, Labour and Welfare Ministry plans to introduce a system to examine all deaths of children under 18, in principle, for the purpose of preventing children dying from abuse or accidents, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - On the fifth day of action on Thursday Ozeki Takakeisho earned his fourth win of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament by pushing down No. 3 maegashira Tamawashi (2-3).

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - To promote the aircraft industry to meet an expected increase in demand in Asia, the government plans to strengthen cooperation with members of the Asean.