Published: Oct 24, 2021
Japanese automakers expect production to be down by at least 1.3 million units in fiscal 2021 due to the global semiconductor shortage and the covid-19 pandemic in Southeast Asia, according to eight major manufacturers.
Published: Oct 23, 2021
An advisory body to the justice minister has submitted a report proposing legal revisions aimed at preventing defendants released on bail from absconding through the use of global positioning system (GPS) devices, among other measures.
Published: Oct 22, 2021
Restrictions on the business hours of bars and restaurants in Tokyo and nearby prefectures are expected to be fully lifted Monday as improvement in the infection situation has been seen in Tokyo and the three neighboring prefectures of Chiba, Kanagawa and Saitama.
Published: Oct 18, 2021
KITAKYUSHU, Japan - Noodle chef Takashi Nakamoto moves so deftly as he boils, strains and arranges his signature plates of udon that its easy to overlook the brutal reminder of his former life: his missing left pinkie.
Published: Oct 16, 2021
South Korea and Japan should work out their wartime disputes before it is too late, President Moon Jae-in said in his first phone call with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida since he took office last week, Cheong Wa Dae said Friday.
Published: Oct 15, 2021
The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has begun to consider recommending that males under 30 be vaccinated against COVID-19 with the vaccine made by U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc., citing a rare risk of heart inflammation from the vaccine made by U.S. biotechnology firm Moderna, Inc.