Four foreign films nominated for the TAAF award in Tokyo

Films from Russia, France, Germany and Romania were nominated for the Animation category in Japan…

“Parasite” actor expects film to boost Japan-Korea cultural ties

One of the stars of “Parasite” said on Sunday that he hopes the film will help improve…

Japanese scientists invent biodegradable electronic device

Osaka scientists have created a biodegradable sensor device, thin as paper, that connects to…

Japan records third coronavirus death

A cruise ship passenger who was hospitalized after testing positive for the new virus…

World's oldest man dies in Niigata Prefecture, aged 112

A 112-year-old resident died on February 23 less than two weeks ago…

One dead and dozens injured in protests in India

A police officer was killed and dozens of people were injured in the clashes in Nova…

Asian stocks try to stabilize after slight recovery on Wall Street

Asian stock markets were trying to stabilize on Tuesday after a wave of early sales ...

Japan's Finance Minister says he closely observes market volatility

Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso said he was monitoring the volatility of the…

USA: Church takes religious dispute over adoption by gay couples to Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear an important religious rights dispute ...

South Korea to test church members at the heart of the country's coronavirus outbreak

The number of coronavirus cases in South Korea increased to 893 on Tuesday, when…

China bans trade and consumption of wild animals

China's top legislature said it would immediately ban animal trade and consumption ...

The 10 biggest fitness myths

With new exercises invented every week, new gurus appearing every day and a new…

Three out of four Americans support the Equal Rights Amendment, research shows

About three in four Americans support the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), the change…

NASA's InSight records hundreds of earthquakes on the red planet

The latest robot to land on Mars felt the ground shake under its feet, swirls…

Democratic party splits after Sanders victory

After Bernie Sanders' victory in Nevada and as the Carolina primaries…

11 Cities quarantined in Italy

People who lived in Italian cities under block described a “surreal” and “fearful” atmosphere when…

One in three Venezuelans does not have enough to eat, says UN

One in three people in Venezuela is struggling to put enough food on top of…

Stocks fall, coronavirus affects global markets

Financial markets around the world fell on Monday with news of the…

Coronavirus continues to affect global markets

World trading day begins in Sydney soon, where the benchmark ASX200 index…

Movie tycoon Harvey Weinstein is sentenced in New York

Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood titan whose sexual abuse of young aspiring actress sparked the…

Ghibli Museum closes in Tokyo due to coronavirus

With 770 cases of coronavirus in Japan, including 634 from the Diamond Princess cruise docked in Yokohama,…