Emperor And Empress Attend Sea Conservation Event

Emperor and Empress attend sea conservation event

Japan's Emperor and the Empress have taken part in the opening ceremony of an event which promotes conservation of marine resources and environments around the country.

The 39th event was held in the city of Akita in Akita Prefecture, northeastern Japan, under the theme of "nurturing the sea environment that leads to a rich future and regions". Around 1,000 people working at fisheries all over Japan participated.

Japan-s.korea Exchange Event Begins In Seoul

Japan-S.Korea exchange event begins in Seoul

An annual Japan-Korea exchange festival has begun in Seoul amid worsening ties between the countries.

Children from both countries celebrated the opening of the 15th edition of the festival on Sunday. They took to the stage and sang songs of their countries together.

'blade Jumper' Demonstrates Skills At Para Event

'Blade Jumper' demonstrates skills at Para event

A German long jumper with a blade-type prosthetic leg has demonstrated his skills at an event to mark one year until the opening of the Tokyo Paralympics.

Markus Rehm and other top athletes took part in the event held by the organizers of the 2020 Games in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward on Sunday.

Bach Attends Pre-olympic Event In Tokyo

Bach attends pre-Olympic event in Tokyo

An event to give people a taste of Olympic sports was held in Tokyo on Wednesday, exactly one year before the start of the 2020 summer games there.

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach attended the event at the Tokyo International Forum.

Event To Prepare For Tokyo Mega-quake Held

Event to prepare for Tokyo mega-quake held

A three-day event designed to allow participants to experience life in the aftermath of a mega-quake has been held in Tokyo.

The aim of the occasion was to provide food for thought to survivors of the disaster in three stages -- namely, seven days following the mega-quake, three months later and three years later.

Princess Mako Attends Immigrants' Event In Lima

Princess Mako attends immigrants' event in Lima

Japan's Princess Mako has attended a ceremony in Peru's capital Lima to mark the 120th anniversary of the arrival of the first Japanese immigrants to the country.

Japanese immigration to Peru began in 1899, when a group of 790 men moved there. The country is now said to have about 100,000 Japanese-Peruvians. That's the world's third largest group of people of Japanese ancestry.

Crown Prince Attends Centennial Event In Finland

Crown Prince attends centennial event in Finland

Japan's Crown Prince and Princess Akishino are visiting Finland to mark 100 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

The couple visited the southwestern city of Naantali on Wednesday and met Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and his wife at the presidential summer residence.

Kishida: Us-n.korea Summit Is 'major Event'

Kishida: US-N.Korea summit is 'major event'

A former Japanese foreign minister, Fumio Kishida, says US President Donald Trump crossing the border into North Korea is a significant event.

The policy chief of the governing Liberal Democratic Party told reporters in Hiroshima on Sunday that he hopes events like this will lead to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

Shinjuku Gyoen Night Event Wows Foreign Visitors

Shinjuku Gyoen night event wows foreign visitors

A national garden in central Tokyo is attracting foreign tourists by allowing them to see illuminated cherry trees and traditional performing arts during nighttime hours.

Shinjuku Gyoen usually closes for the day at 6 p.m. But in response to requests from foreign visitors, it now opens between 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. for the five days from Sunday.

Osaka Mint Begins Cherry Blossom Viewing Event

Osaka mint begins cherry blossom viewing event

On Tuesday, the day a redesign of Japan's banknotes was announced, thousands of people are flocking to a cherry blossom viewing event at the Japan Mint.

The annual event at the headquarters of the mint in Osaka, western Japan, dates back more than 130 years.

Event To Mark Takeshima Day Held In Japan

Event to mark Takeshima Day held in Japan

A senior Japanese government official has pledged to continue efforts to resolve a territorial dispute with South Korea over the Takeshima Islands in the Sea of Japan. South Korea controls the islands. Japan claims them.

Cabinet Office Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hiroshi Ando was speaking at an event on Friday to mark Japan's incorporation of the islands into Shimane Prefecture on February 22nd, 1905.