The Japan News (Japan)

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Winner of this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Akira Yoshino, 71, an honorary fellow of Asahi Kasei Corp. will attend the awards ceremony in Stockholm on Tuesday.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The third and final installment of a series on the technology giants referred to as GAFA (Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon) and their vast influence on society.

ISHIKAWA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - Junior high school students dressed as miko shrine maidens throw omikuji fortune-telling slips high in the air at Keta Taisha shrine in Hakui, Ishikawa Prefecture, on Saturday.

​NARITA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - The body of activist Tetsu Nakamura, who was killed in eastern Afghanistan last week, arrived at Narita Airport on Sunday, accompanied by family members.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - To resolve international business disputes, government sources have said, the government plans to join forces with the private sector to strengthen Japan’s capability.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - In a statement released on her 56th birthday, the Empress pledged to keep up her work with the Emperor “for the happiness of the people” .

DALIAN, China (The Japan News/ANN) -  A Chinese real estate developer plans to erect a group of buildings modeled after shopping streets in front of temples and shrines in Kyoto and traditional Japanese houses to sell them as vacation villas and commercial facilities. 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) -  A 40-year-old man often sold used books through Amazon Marketplace,’s online e-commerce site, but stopped listing items on the website in May as he feels that “The demands on sellers are too extreme.”

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The withdrawal of India from the negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership free trade deal, is seemingly coming closer to reality. 

​TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Emperor Emeritus and Empress Emerita expressed their condolences on the death of Tetsu Nakamura, a doctor renowned for his aid work in Afghanistan, to the bereaved family.