The Japan News (Japan)

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A purported Banksy artwork is being considered for exhibition at the Tokyo government building in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike said during a lecture in the capital on Wednesday.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Six months have passed since the new Toyosu fish market opened in Koto Ward, Tokyo. While it is gaining a certain degree of popularity among tourists, the market’s seafood sales are lower than before its relocation from the famed Tsukiji market. 

ISE, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - The Emperor formally reports his April 30 abdication at the Geku outer shrine at Ise Jingu in Ise, Mie Prefecture, on Thursday.

PARIS (The Japan News/ANN) - Japan’s economy ministry held discussions with the French government and tried to independently create a framework in which the Japanese government could be involved in blocking a plan to merge Nissan Motor Co. and Renault SA, according to in-house Nissan emails obtained by the Japan news.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The United States has proposed disclosing some of the top-secret details of its state-of-the-art F-35 stealth fighter jet to Japan to encourage joint development of an aircraft that will succeed the Air Self-Defence Force’s F-2 fighter, the Japan News has learned.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Amid a labour shortage, companies are keen to hire workers, but prefer highly skilled and knowledgeable personnel. 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Imports of wine, cheese and pork from Europe are surging due to the new economic partnership agreement (EPA) between Japan and the European Union that entered into force on Feb. 1.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - More than 90 per cent of vendors that do business with a certain giant IT company said the company unilaterally modified their contracts, according to an interim report on a fact-finding survey by the Fair Trade Commission that was released Tuesday.

WASHINGTON (The Japan News/ANN) - Japan and the United States agreed to prioritise discussions on automobiles and agricultural products for their new trade agreement during the two-day first round of negotiations that ended in Washington on Tuesday.

​TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games has announced a detailed schedule for all competitions of the 2020 Games, which will start on July 24, 2020.