COVID-19 is a fast-mutating virus. Japan is rolling out the new omicron booster shot, but the virus might still be faster.
“It feels like COVID is over, except for all the masks, which is great. It’s just nice to see people out and about.”
Daily entry caps and possibly independent traveler restrictions appear set to change, bringing visiting Japan back to near-pre-pandemic conditions.
China’s High-Speed Railway network is by far the largest in the world, but it is running at an eyewatering loss which may threaten the wider Chinese...
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Cosplay is back for the first time in three years, as fans from various parts of the world gather in Nagoya dressed as their favorite popular...
The new norms could bring the country closer to the relaxed travel requirements of other G7 countries, but a lot of unknowns remain.
Fans and artists had different experiences during the pandemic. But ultimately many of the people JAPAN Forward interviewed agreed: It’s good to be back.
Prosecutors are getting to the bottom of the scandal involving a few individuals. So don’t let the “power of sports” generated by the Games be diminished.
PM Fumio Kishida came down with flu-like symptoms on the evening of August 20, just as he was about to finish his summer holiday.
Japan’s medical system is starting to feel the impact after several weeks of record-high COVID cases since the last week of July.
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol has an audacious plan to help the North in return for disarmament. He says he also wants a better relationship with...