The Japan News (Japan)

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - New Nobel Prize winner Akira Yoshino was one of the researchers who greatly contributed to the development and commercialisation of a “dream battery,” which is small, light and rechargeable, and laid the foundation of modern society.

​FUKUOKA (The Japan News/ANN) - Masterpieces of armour and swords are on display at “The Exhibition of Samurai,” underway at the Fukuoka City Museum until Nov. 4.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government has stepped up its efforts to gather and disseminate archives that support its sovereignty over the Takeshima Islands in Shimane Prefecture and the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecture.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Many distribution businesses are welcoming the new trade agreement between Japan and the United States, which they expect to reduce tariffs on U.S. agricultural products.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Chemist Akira Yoshino shared this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry with scientists John Goodenough and Stanley Whittingham for the development of lithium-ion batteries, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said Wednesday.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government will review the implementation of the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Law as early as fiscal 2020 to make artificial intelligence (AI), biotechnology and other technologies subject to export controls.

SAPPORO, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - A pika, or rock rabbit, holds grass in its mouth at the foot of the Daisetsu mountain system in Shikaoi, Hokkaido.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The ruling and opposition parties must discuss medium- and long-term problems from a broad perspective.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A North Korean fishing boat collided with a patrol vessel of Japan’s Fisheries Agency and sank in the Sea of Japan area called Yamatotai.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - For next-generation 5G communications standards, major mobile phone carriers have announced application examples to be launched next spring.