Six Sue Fukushima Nuclear Plant Operator Over Thyroid Cancer Due to Radiation Exposure

Six Sue Fukushima Nuclear Plant Operator Over Thyroid Cancer Due to Radiation Exposure

Six young people sued the operator of Japan’s stricken Fukushima nuclear plant on Thursday over claims they developed thyroid cancer due to exposure to radiation after the facility’s meltdown. The plaintiffs, now aged between 17 and 27, were living in the Fukushima region when a huge earthquake on March 11, 2011 triggered a tsunami that […]

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Omicron Survives Much Longer on Plastic, Skin Than Earlier Coronavirus Variants: Study

Omicron Survives Much Longer on Plastic, Skin Than Earlier Coronavirus Variants: Study

The Omicron variant of coronavirus can remain alive on skin for over 21 hours, and more than eights days on plastic surfaces, which may be contributing to its faster spread compared to other strains, according to a study. The researchers from Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine in Japan analysed the differences in viral environmental stability […]

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AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022: Japan Beat Vietnam 3-0 to Cruise Through to Quarters

Defending champions Japan booked their place in the quarter-finals of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup after defeating Vietnam 3-0 in a Group C tie at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune on Monday. The win took Japan to six points from two matches and they, together with Korea Republic – who defeated Myanmar […]

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AFC Women’s Asian Cup: Holders Japan, South Korea Eye Quarterfinals Spots From Group C

Potentially one win away from securing a place in the AFC Women’s Asian Cup quarter-finals, defending champions Japan will look to seal the deal when they meet Vietnam in their Group C match on Monday. Japan’s impressive 5-0 win over Myanmar in their opening match last Friday, along with Korea Republic’s 3-0 victory against Vietnam, […]

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Philippines Upset Thailand, Sam Kerr Breaks Tim Cahill Record: Talking Points from Matchday 2 of AFC Women’s Asian Cup

The second matchday at AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 saw four matches being played – Japan vs Myanmar and South Korea vs Vietnam from Group C and Australia vs Indonesia and Philippines vs Thailand from Group B. By the end of the day, all the teams participating in the tournament had played a match […]

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Japan's Covid Caseload Crosses 50,000 for First Time as Tokyo Hits Record 10,000 Daily Infections

Japan’s Covid Caseload Crosses 50,000 for First Time as Tokyo Hits Record 10,000 Daily Infections

Tokyo witnessed its fourth record number of daily Covid-19 infections on Saturday, breaking above 10,000, while Japan’s exceeded 50,000 for the first time as the Omicron variant continues to spread rapidly. The capital had 11,227 new coronavirus cases, the local government said a day after it reinstated curbs on mobility and business activity through February […]

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AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022: Japan Open Title Defence with 5-0 Win over Myanmar

Powerhouse Japan showcased their overwhelming technical superiority as they secured an easy 5-0 win over Myanmar to begin their AFC Women’s Asian Cup title defence in style here on Friday. Japan had to wait till the 22nd minute to take the lead but once they did that there was no stopping the two-time defending champions, […]

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Japanese Man Who Rents Himself Out to 'Do Nothing' Gets Thousands of Clients

Japanese Man Who Rents Himself Out to ‘Do Nothing’ Gets Thousands of Clients

Morimoto has accompanied a man to his divorce filing or caught butterflies in the park. (Photo: Twitter/@morimotoshoji) Shoji Morimoto has garnered thousands of clients who pay him for small tasks they rent him for. Most of his clients want someone to whom they could just talk. Most of us work very hard all our lives […]

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Japan Bans Entry Of Foreigners Until February: Report

Japan Bans Entry Of Foreigners Until February: Report

Japan will continue to impose its strict Covid-19 border rules until the end of February, according to a report by Reuters. It currently limits entry to Japanese residents and bans entry of non-Japanese, including students and foreign family members of Japanese or permanent residents. Japan also puts its own citizens under strict restrictions upon entry. Japanese […]

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Japan Government's Covid Care Package Impresses Redditors

Japan Government’s Covid Care Package Impresses Redditors

The Covid care package from Japan government. Posted by FriedCheeseCurdz on Reddit. The large carton provided by the Japanese government included packets of Japanese noodles, bottles of water, rice, tuna cans, and other drinks and refreshments. Redditors are mighty impressed with the Japanese government after a user shared a picture of the Covid care package […]

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