Japan ranks 3rd among top world travel destinations after U.S., Spain: report

Tokyo, 22 May, /AJMEDIA/ Japan ranked third in a list of destinations in a travel and tourism development report by the World Economic Forum released Tuesday, scoring highly for its… Read more

Japan’s new whaling factory ship sets sail on first hunt

Tokyo, 22 May, /AJMEDIA/ The chef fires up the grill and bastes a chunky whale steak, a Japanese delicacy that could soon appear on more plates nationwide as a new… Read more

Japan weighs incentivizing childbirth by fully covering expenses

Tokyo, 22 May, /AJMEDIA/ The Japanese government is considering fully covering expenses for child delivery under the public medical insurance system from fiscal 2026, in its latest effort to battle… Read more

AJMEDIA News Digest: May 21, 2024

Tokyo, 21 May, /AJMEDIA/ Japan lower house OKs bill to reform foreign trainee program TOKYO – Japan’s House of Representatives on Tuesday cleared a bill to reform the controversial foreign… Read more

AJMEDIA News Digest: May 20, 2024

Tokyo, 20 May, /AJMEDIA/ Taiwan’s new leader Lai urges China to stop military threats TAIPEI – Taiwan’s new President Lai Ching-te urged China to stop its military and political threats… Read more

ANAMA: 16 unexploded ordnances neutralized over past week

Tokyo, 20 May, /AJMEDIA/ “During mine-clearing operations in the Tartar, Aghdara, Kalbajar, Aghdam, Khojaly, Khankendi, Khojavand, Lachin, Shusha, Fuzuli, Gubadli, Jabrayil, and Zangilan districts, 24 anti-personnel mines, 11 anti-tank mines,… Read more

Japanese authorities urge caution after wild bears attack several people in the northeast

Tokyo, 20 May, /AJMEDIA/ Japanese authorities have warned residents to be aware of wild bears in the country’s northeast after several people were attacked, including police officers. A bear about… Read more

ICYF-ERC appeals to 10th Kazan Forum’s participants on COP29

Tokyo, 19 May, /AJMEDIA/ On May 18, the 10th Kazan OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum concluded in Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation. The event was organized by the Eurasian Regional… Read more

Kyoto study finds nearly 500 translation errors for foreign tourists; new guidelines released

Tokyo, 19 May, /AJMEDIA/ Kyoto has always been among Japan’s top tourism destinations, and with Japan receiving more foreign travelers than it ever has before, the same goes for its… Read more

Azerbaijan’s Prosecutor General strengthens ties at ECO Meeting in Tajikistan

Tokyo, 18 May, /AJMEDIA/ Kamran Aliyev, Azerbaijan’s Prosecutor General, and his accompanying delegation arrived in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, for a working visit, to attend the 5th Meeting of the Attorneys/Prosecutors General… Read more