Empowering women globally

National | WAW! and W20 Special Mar 22, 2019

Empowering women globally

by Taro Kono

This is our fifth World Assembly for Women! (WAW!) since it started in 2014. I hope that this meeting will be an opportunity for a wide range of people to discuss various challenges which Japan and the international community are currently facing, regardless of ...

Dec 6, 2018

Message from the Executive Editor

In the Friday Nov. 30 issue of The Japan Times, we published an Editor’s Note on our language regarding “comfort women” and “forced labor.” Following multiple discussions on the issue that commenced more than a year ago, the decision to revise our descriptions of these ...

New issue of Foreign Student Times published

Aug 6, 2018

New issue of Foreign Student Times published

On July 30, The Japan Times published the Foreign Student Times, a publication for foreign students who are studying or want to study in Japan. The current edition contains interviews with foreign students, an article on the employment environment for foreign students in Japan and ...

Japan Times charity drive for flooded areas of western Japan

Jul 19, 2018

Japan Times charity drive for flooded areas of western Japan

The Japan Times has started a charity drive to raise money for people in flood-affected areas in western Japan. Flooding and mudslides caused by torrential downpours earlier this month left more than 210 people dead, while nearly 5,000 evacuees remain in shelters. Hiroshima, Okayama and ...

Feb 15, 2018

Trust has to be earned

Dear readers, The Japan Times is committed to presenting content of the highest quality, not only in our editorial but also in our advertising. To ensure our readers’ trust, we vow to never deliver misleading news or engage in stealth marketing or any such deceitful ...

Dec 20, 2017

Regarding the Dec. 20 misprint of NYT

Due to a New York Times’ production error, the front page and page 5 of the Dec. 12 edition were duplicated in the Dec. 20 edition of The New York Times International Edition that was distributed in Japan by The Japan Times. This accident was ...

New issue of Foreign Student Times published

Aug 21, 2017

New issue of Foreign Student Times published

On July 31, The Japan Times published the Foreign Student Times, a publication for foreign students who are studying or want to study in Japan. The current edition contains interviews with foreign students, an article on the employment environment for foreign students in Japan and ...

The Japan Times joins the News2u Group

Jun 20, 2017

The Japan Times joins the News2u Group

The Japan Times has become a News2u Group firm to strengthen its presence in the rapidly changing media industry. Following the transfer of 100 percent of The Japan Times’ shares on Tuesday from Nifco Inc. to News2u Holdings, Inc., whose group companies support a ...

The Japan Times Readers’ Fund

Nov 23, 2016

The Japan Times Readers’ Fund

Thank you Dec. 31, 2016 The 2016 fundraising campaign for people in need, especially in other parts of Asia, has come to an official close. The donations received totaled ¥824,379. Money received after the end of the 2016 campaign will be included in the charity ...

New issue of Foreign Student Times published

Aug 18, 2016

New issue of Foreign Student Times published

On July 25, The Japan Times published the Foreign Student Times, a publication for foreign students who are studying or want to study in Japan. The current edition contains interviews with foreign students, an article on the employment environment for foreign students in Japan and ...

Jun 30, 2016

Important notice re digital subscriptions  

From July 1, The Japan Times will reduce the number of stories that registered users can read for free each month from 20 to 10. We humbly appreciate your understanding on this matter. The fees for digital subscription fees will be unchanged. — The Japan Times, Ltd.