Japan Post begins sales of Reiwa's first New Year's postcards

National Nov 1, 2019

Japan Post begins sales of Reiwa's first New Year's postcards

Japan Post Co. began selling the first New Year's lottery postcards of the Reiwa Era on Friday. A ceremony for the 2020 nengajō (New Year's greeting cards) was held at JP Tower in Tokyo's Marunouchi district. At the event, Toshiaki Hirose, a former member of the ...

Editorials Jan 2, 2019

What awaits Abe in the new year

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will face an uphill battle this year in his effort to create a lasting legacy for his administration by amending the Constitution.

IN PICTURES: Japan says good night to 2018, good morning to 2019

National Jan 1, 2019

IN PICTURES: Japan says good night to 2018, good morning to 2019

Japan greeted 2019 — the year of the boar, according to the Chinese astrological calendar — Monday evening and Tuesday morning with traditional visits to both major and minor temples and not-so-traditional events, such as the massive one at the famous Shibuya Crossing, where thousands ...