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Kishida wins election to lead Japan's ruling party

Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party elected Fumio Kishida, a former foreign minister, as its next president on Wednesday, showing a preference for politics over pub

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Kyodo News: Japan won't host 2021 Club World Cup due to COVID-19

The FIFA Club World Cup championship trophy. /CFP The Japan Football Association (JFA) is discussing relinquishing the right to host the 2021 Club World Cup with FIFA due to the COVID-19 situa

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The tough calculus of emissions and the future of EVs

Investors and politicians embracing a vision of an all-electric car future believe that path will significantly reduce global carbon dioxide emissions. That’s far from clear.A growing body of research

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Highlights of Tokyo 2020 on Aug. 7: It's always about competition

Xu Shixiao (L) and Sun Mengya of China compete in the women's canoe double 500m final in the Tokyo Olympics at Sea Forest Waterway in Tokyo, Japan, August 7, 2021. /CFP Isaquias Queiroz

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Highlights of Tokyo 2020 on July 27: Yang Qian makes more surprises

Yang Qian (L) of China puts the gold medal on her teammate Yang Haoran after winning 10m air rifle mixed team event final in the Tokyo Olympics at the Asaka Shooting Range in Saitama, Japan, J

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Olympic men's football: France, Argentina suffer shock defeats

People walk past a Tokyo 2020 sign in Tokyo, Japan, July 22, 2021. /CFP France's Olympic men's football campaign got off to a dreadful start when they were thrashed 4-1 by Mexico, while Argent

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Only 3.5 percent of Tokyo Olympic sessions to allow spectators

Fukushima Azuma stadium, venue for baseball and softball events during the Tokyo Olympics in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. /CFP Baseball and soft ball events of the Tokyo Olympics at Fukushima

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