A jet ski pulls a couch-shaped raft during a training race to investigate accidents carried out by Japan's Transportation Security Council on May 2018 in Osaka prefecture. Courtesy of Japan Transport Safety Board

Safety Council warns of increased accidents involving jet skis in Japan

The Japan Transport Safety Board, an affiliate of the Ministry of Transport, issued a warning due to increased accidents involving

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Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike in downtown talks with two mothers and their children on a Toei Oedo subway train with decorations by Thomas and his friends on Tuesday. Photo: KYODO

Tokyo subway offers space for children

A Tokyo subway decorated with characters from the popular children's animation “Thomas and his friends” was shown in the media at

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A poster promoting telecommuting during late July through early September as a test for when the Japanese capital hosts the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Photo: Kyodo News

Companies offer work at home to reduce traffic jams during the 2020 Games

Japanese companies are stepping up efforts to reduce traffic congestion during the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

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Detective Conan's redecorated train is revealed on June 21 in Yonago, Tottori Province. The main car of the train bound for Yonago is blue-themed, illustrated with the protagonist, Conan Edogawa, and a popular character known as Kaito Kid. (Photo: Fumi Yada / Asahi)

Train with theme "Detective Conan" gets a new look, hoping to attract fans

A special two-car train illustrated with characters from the popular anime series "Detective Conan" received a major overhaul.

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