Japan's marathon runner Mizuki Noguchi left for Switzerland on Wednessday, to undergo a month of high altitude training in the Alps to prepare for the Baijing Games.
Tokyo's electric utility narrowly managed to avoid a power shortage over its vast service areas on Wednesday, when demand shot up on the use of air conditioners in the continued heat wave.
Japan's Defense Minister Fumiko Kyuma has stated that it was inevitable that the United States drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in order to end the war quickly.
Japan's Fisheries says it will cancel the ongoing research whaling by a Japanese fleet in the Antarctic Sea, due to severedamage to the fleet's mother boat from a fire earlier this month.
ただ、日本政府は、Japan's governmentというよりJapanese governmentと使われる例のほうが圧倒的に多いようです。
Major Japanese supermarket chain Aeon says it will open its first store in Beijin next year, raising speculation that many other Japanese retailers may follow suit.
Major Japnese Internet company SoftBank says that starting in April it will award its employees with alump sum of 5 million yen, or about 41,000 US dollars, when they have a fifth baby.