A government source said on Wednesday that Princess Mako and her boyfriend Kei Komuro plan to have a low-key wedding by the end of the year. She will likely decline a lump-sum payment that is usually given to royal women upon their departure from the household.
A driver of a bullet train temporarily left the cockpit to use the bathroom on Sunday while the train was running with about 160 passengers on board. He asked a conductor, who didn’t have a driver’s license, to man the train in his absence.
Nearly half of all high schools in Tokyo ask students with hair that is wavy or not black to submit a document confirming that their hair is natural, according to the information the Japanese Communist Party obtained from the metropolitan board of education.
US Open champion Naomi Osaka made the Time list of the 100 most influential people for the second straight year. She walked to her matches in New York with seven different masks bearing the names of black victims of police violence in America.