The central government has decided to set aside funds to support those who cannot afford to purchase feminine hygiene products.
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The newly discovered Ameronothrus twitter mite, found in Chiba Prefecture, was spotted by scientists on photos uploaded to the social media site.
The initiative in the ward is rare in a nation that does not legally recognize marriage between members of the LGBT community.
Artists hope to show the myriad problems that still plague Tokyo's hosting of the athletic extravaganza.
A website based in Gifu Prefecture is matching up urban workers' business acumen with rural projects' needs.
The Kan administration and the Democratic Party of Japan, which was beaten in the July 11 Upper House election, will be on the defensive during an extraordinary Diet session from Friday. Opposition forces, which now have 132 seats against the ruling coalition's 110 seats, ...