The Japan News (Japan)

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) -  The Private Lodging Business Law (also known as the minpaku law) allows travellers to stay in vacant rooms in houses for a fee.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The ticket designs for the Rugby World Cup, which will open on Sept. 20, were revealed Monday in Tokyo.

(The Japan News/ANN) - The former residence of Eiichi Shibusawa (1840-1931) — the “father of Japanese capitalism” and future occupant of the new ¥10,000 bill — is set to return to near its original location in Koto Ward, Tokyo.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Finance Ministry on Tuesday announced that a poll will be conducted to select the design of ¥500 coins that are part of a fourth series of coins commemorating the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

OSAKA (The Japan News/ANN) - A man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder over the stabbing of a police officer in Suita, Osaka Prefecture.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) -  According to statistics compiled by the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry, more than one-fourth of all workers who were injured or died in work-related accidents were 60 and older last year.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - TPK Holding Co. will quit Taiwan-China consortium planning to offer financial backing to the major manufacturer of liquid crystal panels.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Sociologist Chizuko Ueno received on Monday the Han Honours, a letter of thanks that the Finnish Foreign Ministry awards.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The number of dairy farming households has dropped almost 60 percent in the last 20 years due to harsh working environment and a lack of willing successors.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Many Japanese universities are establishing departments to help foster students in the age of artificial intelligence and big data.