The Japan News (Japan)

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Deepening understanding of the history traced by the Ainu and their rich culture, and passing these along to the next generation are important.

​OSAKA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - Yokozuna Hakuho expressed relief at winning his record-extending 42nd career title in which he was pushed to the very end at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, and revealed the price he paid in the form of an arm injury.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The health ministry will accredit small and mid-size companies that actively work to incorporate people with disabilities into their workplaces, under its new recognition system related to the employment of disabled people.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - About 60 per cent of people support a legal ban on physically punishing children, according to a recent Yomiuri Shimbun survey.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - W20, an international civil society organization, recently recommended that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promote gender investment ahead of the Group of 20 summit of major and emerging economies to be held in Osaka in June.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The strictest smoking policy of any Olympics and Paralympics in recent years will be enforced at the Tokyo 2020 Games at all the competition venues, including their grounds.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Models wearing outfits by an emerging fashion designer strutted on the runway Saturday in a show held at the Economy, Trade and Industry Ministry building in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Japanese and British governments will likely enhance bilateral security cooperation next month by reviewing their “action plan” to include among other aspects the development of a new type of medium-range missile, sources said.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Economy, Trade and Industry Ministry plans to strengthen its monitoring system to prevent cutting-edge technology from the United States from being leaked to other countries such as China via Japanese universities. 

​TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - One thing is for sure: Hakuho had to really fight for this one.