This week Muslims across Japan celebrated the Islamic festival of Eid ul Adha which brought together people from many different ethnic groups. Near mosques, young children could be seen running around with their families, and friends enjoyed the occasion.
An increase in hydrogen cars to create a “hydrogen society” has become among the most important of Japan’s technological objectives. In recent years, the advancement of the hydrogen industry has progressed significantly, introducing even more innovative ideas, including Toyota’s invention of fuel cell trucks and delivery vehicles.
On May 4, US Marine Corps Commandant General Robert B. Neller’s words spoken at a press conference the day before became front-page news in Okinawa.
In recent years, the Japanese population has been decreasing significantly and this has brought about major difficulties related to a workforce shortage, and also leading to a reduction in GDP growth.
While the Abe administration presents Aegis Ashore as an essential and relatively uncontroversial contribution to the defense of Japan from the North Korean threat, in reality the deployment of this missile defense system risks further destabilizing the security situation in Northeast Asia, especially with regard to Russia.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on August 19, 2018.
A brief tour of five shrines in Tokyo dedicated to great samurai of the historical past.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on August 15, 2018.
Hundreds of Pikachu and Eevee characters from the Pokemon anime descend upon Yokohama.
Environmental concerns about benzene contamination delayed the transfer of the Tokyo fish market from Tsukiji to Toyosu, but now the move is back on track.