A Thai court on Tuesday awarded paternity rights to a Japanese man over 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers. He caused controversy in 2014 when his so-called “baby factory” case came to light.
日本の前回覇者が平昌五輪のフィギュアスケート男子で金メダル【Japan’s defending champion wins gold in men’s figure skating at Pyeongchang Olympics】
Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu on Saturday became the first male figure skater to win two straight Olympic gold medals in 66 years. He had missed training for two months after an ankle injury last November.
Fierce gusts wreaked havoc at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang earlier this week. Athletes were dealing with extreme conditions that tested even the best winter sports veterans on the planet.
A public elementary school in Tokyo’s upscale Ginza district has decided to adopt new uniforms designed by the Italian brand Armani. The plan is sparking protests from parents as a full set would cost them over 80,000 yen.
A Ground Self-Defense Force helicopter crashed into a two-story home in southwestern Japan during a test flight on Monday afternoon, killing one of the two crewmembers and setting the house ablaze.
Kyoto University officials announced on Thursday that a mistake was found in its entrance exam held last year. They decided to admit 17 additional applicants who were erroneously rejected due to the error in a physics question.
A woman in her 60s sued the government on Tuesday seeking 11 million yen in damages over her forced sterilization. She claimed that her human rights were violated under the now-defunct eugenic protection law.
Coincheck, one of Japan’s largest digital currency exchanges, revealed on Friday that it has lost about 58 billion yen in a hacking attack. The exchange later promised to use its funds to reimburse customers who lost money.
A volcano in eastern Japan suddenly erupted on Tuesday morning. Falling rocks killed a Self-Defense Force member and injured at least 11 others at a nearby ski resort.
Tokyo and its surrounding areas braced for heavy snow on Monday morning, prompting Japan’s national broadcaster to urge the citizens to go home early. Some train operators cancelled express trains.