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Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks at a Lower House ethics committee hearing in Tokyo on Thursday.
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 29, 2024
Kishida apologizes over slush funds scandal at ethics committee meeting
In a rare appearance in front of the committee, the prime minister also vowed to implement political reforms in the wake of the scandal.
Takeda Pharmaceutical is in talks to make its dengue vaccine available in India.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 28, 2024
Takeda in regulatory talks to launch dengue vaccine in India
Takeda's dengue vaccine is currently available for children and adults in countries like Indonesia, Thailand, Argentina and Brazil.
Medics tend to COVID-19 patients at the intensive care unit of a hospital in Sofia, Bulgaria, in 2022.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Oct 7, 2023
Japan-led team identifies how severe COVID-19 cases develop
The research results are expected to facilitate the development of drugs to prevent serious COVID-19 complications.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 4, 2023
Japanese pharmaceutical firm Takeda lowers price of dengue shot in Brazil and Indonesia
The cost for Qdenga in Indonesia will be about one-third its European price, far lower than many other innovative vaccines, Takeda CEO Christophe Weber said in an interview.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 14, 2022
Takeda to pay up to $6 billion for Nimbus immune-therapy drug
After an initial $4 billion payment upfront, U.S.-based Nimbus is eligible for two additional $1 billion payments based on sales.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 12, 2022
Takeda to seek Japan approval for dengue vaccine
The firm's CEO said Takeda will prioritize regulatory approval in endemic countries, and that it will later seek approval in Japan to make it available for travelers.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 16, 2022
Ex-JOC chief Takeda questioned over Tokyo Olympics corruption case
Prosecutors are seeking to establish a bribery case against Haruyuki Takahashi, a former executive of the organizing committee.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 26, 2022
Arrest over alleged bribery could be final whistle on career of Japan's sporting event ace
Since organizing a 1977 soccer event featuring Pele, Haruyuki Takahashi has been a towering figure in the sports business world.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Aug 23, 2022
Takeda apparently to become first Japanese firm to sell vaccine abroad
The firm said its vaccine for dengue fever has been approved in Indonesia, and that it is additionally eyeing the possibility of its use in Japan.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 6, 2022
Shota Takeda outpitches Masahiro Tanaka as Hawks beat Eagles
Takeda (1-0) allowed just three hits and two walks against the Eagles, who could only manage to scratch out a fourth-inning tying run against him.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / New Wine Frontier
Feb 19, 2022
Snow country wine: Old vines and new vision
A senior vintner stakes his future on uprooting the past, while his daughter embraces the past to forge an exciting future.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 12, 2021
Takeda applies for approval of Moderna's booster shots in Japan
A government subcommittee of health experts will discuss the use of the vaccine as a booster shot in late December at the earliest.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 1, 2021
Japan's Takeda says 'human error' caused contamination of Moderna vaccines
Japanese authorities in August suspended the use of three batches of Moderna shots containing 1.63 million doses after being notified of the contamination.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 7, 2021
Japan secures 150 million Novavax vaccine doses
Known as TAK-019 in Japan, the vaccine has proved to be 90% effective in preventing infections at clinical trials held abroad.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Sep 7, 2021
Third man in Japan died after receiving recalled Moderna vaccine
The 49-year-old man, who was allergic to buckwheat, received his second shot on Aug. 11 and his death was confirmed the following day.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 2, 2021
Moderna to recall COVID-19 doses in Japan over stainless steel contaminants
The health ministry said particles of stainless steel were found in suspended Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, but it did not expect they would pose an additional health risk.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
May 23, 2021
Japan clinical trial of COVID-19 plasma therapy highlights slow-moving medical policy
Doctors are gearing up for clinical trials of convalescent plasma therapy, but many overseas hospitals have already moved on to other remedies.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
May 13, 2021
Late designer Kenzo Takada's art collection sells for €2.5 million at auction
Around 550 items from his Paris apartment fetched roughly five times the expected prices, according to the auction operator.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 1, 2021
No-confidence motion against Japan's communications minister fails to pass
Amid a wining and dining scandal at the ministry, the motion said Ryota Takeda is not qualified to serve as minister as he drank with NTT executives but repeatedly refused to admit it.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 16, 2021
Senior bureaucrat close to Suga resigns amid hospitality scandal
Taniwaki, who had been touted as a candidate for vice minister, the top post for bureaucrats at the communications ministry, was found to have violated the ethics code for central government officials.

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The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan