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Mutated influenza viruses resistant to baloxavir marboxil, a new flu drug sold as Xofluza, were detected in patients last month, the National Institute of Infectious Diseases has…
A planning committee for the 2025 World Expo in Osaka held its first meeting Friday afternoon, with members emphasizing that the event should be a collaborative effort involving…
The Justice Ministry said they have stripped manufacturing giants Mitsubishi Motors Corp. and Panasonic Corp. of accreditation to accept foreign trainees under the Technical…
I teach a class of 38 at Hamamatsu Higashi Senior High School in Shizuoka Prefecture, and earlier this month I tried out a gender-themed lesson from Alexander Dutson and James…
If you’ve ever taught English at a Japanese school, you’ll likely be familiar with a certain kind of silence — pervasive and tinged with teenage ennui. Authors Alexander Dutson…
Two Japanese films were among nominations for the 2019 Academy Awards, announced early Tuesday morning.
Akira Sakano, the 29-year-old head of an environmental nonprofit organization based in Tokushima Prefecture, is serving as one of the eight co-chairs of the annual World Economic…
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was to express his intention to seek an international agreement on the reduction of plastic waste in his keynote speech at the annual meeting of the…
The central government will strengthen its financial support for programs in which elementary, junior high and high school students stay in the countryside in communities centered…
Japanese companies are planning a variety of projects to be executed in the vastness of space.