The Japan News (Japan)

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Athletes and others in a total of 55 Olympic and Paralympic sports will wear the outfit at award ceremonies and around the Athletes’ Village.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - An anti-influenza drug called Avigan, the generic name of which is Favipiravir, is to be administered by the government to those infected with the new coronavirus.

TOYAMA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - A version of a curry dish that the Maritime Self-Defence Force serves aboard its submarine Setoshio, was posted on its Twitter account. The tweet got more than 10,000 “likes” and received many positive comments.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Steady observation results obtained by Japan over the past 30 years have contributed to assessing this change accurately and forecasting future developments. 

NARA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - The five-storied pagoda of Nara’s Kofukuji temple, classified as a World Heritage site, will undergo large-scale repairs for the first time in about 120 years. 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - After being infected with the new coronavirus on the Diamond Princess cruise ship the physical condition of two passengers had deteriorated after they were quarantined on the ship for more than a week.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) — Some passengers who had been quarantined for two weeks aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship have started to disembark at Yokohama Port, but many question marks hang over the government’s decision to keep them aboard in an attempt to prevent the new coronavirus from spreading.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN)—The number of foreign tourists to Japan in January fell by 1.1% from a year earlier to 2,661,000, down for the fourth straight month, according to the Japan National Tourism Organisation.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) — The Yomiuri Shimbun and general logistics enterprise SBS Group will next month start to fully launch their home delivery service in Tokyo, covering all 23 wards by the summer.

 KOBE (The Japan News/ANN) - A total of  6,000 masks were stolen from a hospital in Kobe, it was learned.