The Japanese comedian who stormed the world with his nonsense ‘Pineapple-pen’ hit and even entertained President Donald Trump is back with a new message: wash your hands!
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to announce a state of emergency as soon as Tuesday in several parts of the country, including Tokyo, where coronavirus infections are spiking.
The use of face masks in Asia during the coronavirus outbreak has been far more widespread than in the West, where governments have urged people to reserve supplies for frontline medical staff, so have they helped limit infections?
A pledge by Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to send two reusable cloth face masks to every household as the country battles the coronavirus outbreak has been met online with derision and humor.
Japan’s Fujifilm has begun clinical trials to test the effectiveness of its anti-flu drug Avigan in treating patients with the new coronavirus, after reports of promising results in China.
The longstanding stereotype of Japan’s office-bound “salaryman” is being tested as companies cautiously embrace working from home in a bid to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
Do you know what’s the most popular gesture that symbolizes an unbreakable vow? That’s right, a pinky swear! This global practice is something both kids and adults take seriously. It turns out, the history behind pinky promise is quite bloody.
While falling into a quicksand of anxiety may be tempting in times of social distancing, there’s one thing you can still do to keep yourself busy – explore your style. Dressing up and showing off how chic you are with Pantone’s color of the year will keep you busy for days.
Deaths, economic meltdown and a planet on lockdown: the coronavirus pandemic has brought us waves of bad news, but squint and you might just see a few bright spots.
With thousands of people hoarding sanitizers and toilet paper, there’s one key element that is getting left behind – immune fighting foods. Check out this selection of Asian foods that will protect you from the dangerous virus.
From a jaguar on the loose to an elaborate hoax involving burning underwear, the Olympic torch relay has had its fair share of mishaps.
Japan’s top surfer Kanoa Igarashi is already seeing his training for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics hit by the coronavirus outbreak, but he’s still hoping a “heartbreaking” cancellation can be avoided.
Netflix recently released a wonderful coming of age film entitled 37 seconds which centers on a Japanese artist’s struggle with cerebral palsy. The movie beautifully tells a realistic tale of a person with disability filled with elements of compassion, empathy, and humanism.
Preventing Japanese from gathering to enjoy cherry blossom season because of the coronavirus would be like “taking hugs away from Italians,” the governor of Tokyo said on Thursday.
Every morning, come rain or shine, 64-year-old Koji Suzuki grabs his board and checks out the surf crashing onto the Fukushima coastline, some of the best rollers in Japan.