U.S. sailors in Japan under drug probe

  • U.S. sailors in Japan under drug probe

    TOKYO (Jiji Press) — A U.S. Navy official has admitted that the Naval Criminal Investigative Service is investigating sailors deployed at the Yokosuka base in Kanagawa Prefecture, for their alleged…

  • U.S. intel chiefs warn of meddling in midterms

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Three of the nation’s top intelligence officials confirmed Tuesday that they have seen evidence of Russian meddling in the upcoming midterm elections — part of what they say i…

  • Applications for refugee status soar 80% in 2017

    TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The number of foreigners who applied for refugee status in Japan in 2017 came to a record 19,628, up about 80 percent from the previous year, the Justice Ministry said in a pre…

  • Dutch minister quits after lying about Putin meeting

  • Gundogan brace sends City soaring

  • Powell vows to remain alert to stability risks

  • Police recommend bribery charges against Netanyahu

  • FBI contradicts White House on aide background check

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) — FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday contradicted the White House version of events surrounding the background check for a former top aide accused of domestic abuse by tw…

  • Germany’s Schulz steps down to ease tensions within SPD

  • German star sets record with back-to-back titles

    PYEONGCHANG (AP) — Natalie Geisenberger refuses to call herself the best women’s luge athlete ever. The history books may do it for her. Germany has yet another Olympic gold medalist after Ge…

  • Girls’ physical performance hits record highs

    TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Girls in the fifth year of elementary school and the second year of junior high school in Japan posted record highs in overall physical performance in fiscal 2017, a government…

  • Auto unions request ¥3,000 pay-scale hikes

    TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The labor unions of major Japanese automakers submitted wage increase requests to the management side on Wednesday, demanding an effective pay-scale hike of ¥3,000 a month. Wi…

  • Xerox shareholder sues to block Fuji takeover deal

    NEW YORK (Jiji Press) — Darwin Deason, the third-largest shareholder in Xerox Corp., said Tuesday that he filed a lawsuit in New York the same day to prevent Japan’s Fujifilm Holdings Corp. from…

  • Meiji to support Mexico with white cacao saplings


The Japan News partners with inkl

  • The Japan News partners with inklThe Japan News has partnered with media startup inkl, a news service that curates articles from the world’s leading publishers for users to read on mobile devices. A selection of articles from The Japan News and The Yomiuri Shimbun is now available to read on inkl, which hosts titles from about 20 countries.
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Neko Pitcher now in The Japan News

  • The Japan News is now carrying the English version of “Neko Pitcher,” a popular Yomiuri Shimbun cartoon series.

JN Learning Lab

  • MUSINGS / Jan. 26, 2018

    The following is a translation of the Henshu Techo column from The Yomiuri Shimbun’s Jan. 26 issue. * * * The most powerful cold wave this winter has hit the archipelago. Cold days …

  • Leaders on the Podium / ダボスで全面対決を避けたトランプ氏

  • English for Global Marketing / 1st Strategy for Fashion Business


  • Breathtaking Buddhist masterpieces: Ancient temple treasures gathered for Tokyo exhibit

  • Tokyo’s bastion to movie gems marks 50 years

  • New Japan, Old Japan / Game on in Tokyo as esports battle has its ‘homecoming’

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