The quake logged 3 in some parts of Hokkaido on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has announced an expansion of a state of emergency over Covid-19 to the three additional prefectures of Hokkaido, Okayama and Hiroshima.
The number of patients designated as having severe symptoms as a result of Covid-19 reached the second-highest ever at 1,209, the health ministry said on Friday.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Friday that a state of emergency was being extended to a broader area due to a rapid rise of coronavirus cases in those regions.
Japanese opposition lawmakers slammed Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday for what they called his ''Olympics first'' attitude in prioritising the event even as COVID cases continue to rise on the...
The United States, Japan and South Korea are going ahead with efforts to push North Korea back to nuclear negotiations despite the North''s rejection of any such pressure.
A Japanese costal town in the western part of the country has drawn ire on social media for using some of the coronavirus relief funds it was given by the government to build a statue of a giant squid...
A strong earthquake struck off northern Japan early Saturday, shaking buildings in Tokyo but there was no risk of a tsunami. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
South Korea lodged a strong protest on Tuesday against Japan's renewed territorial claims to the Dokdo islets, called Takeshima by Japan lying halfway between the two countries.
During their telephonic talks, the two leaders discussed the COVID-19 situation in their countries and exchanged views on various regional and global challenges posed by the pandemic, a statement...