Cherry blossom season and the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions are bringing a sense of hope to restaurants and other businesses in Japan.
The “Smooth Student Entry Scheme” should allow students to take advantage of weekdays when there are fewer business travelers, and receive priority for empty seats.
These are first steps with some good news for students and business travelers with institutional support in Japan, but how fast it will move is yet...
With Western Australia´s hard border barriers coming down could Japan follow? Pressure is growing to relax entry rules.
The Indian economy is rebounding, with prediction of 9.2% GDP growth in 2021-22 and 8-8.5% in 2022-23, creating a big opportunity for Japanese companies.
Expressing cautious optimism, Japan’s prime minister elucidated the need for “preparations towards the next phase.”
Tohoku was pinned on the global map by the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, and now one festival celebrates their rebuilding, bringing together the traditions...
New vending machines offer fresh vegetables and frozen meals, and plenty in between, with contactless sales and 24-hour convenience for the pandemic lifestyle.
Japan has managed the COVID-19 pandemic without compulsory lockdowns, penalizing the unvaccinated, and other illiberal measures. So why change it now?
Global perspectives vary a great deal on last year's successful staging of the Summer Olympics and China's upcoming Winter Games.
Days before the start of the Beijing Winter Games, COVID-19 cases are rising inside the sealed-off Olympic bubble.
The process for reentering Japan works like clockwork, and the quarantine hotel stay is completely free. But can this be sustained with the rise of Omicron?