Sept. 21, 2021

Japan Rises to 13th in Global Innovation Rankings

London, Sept. 20 (Jiji Press)--Japan came in 13th in the Global Innovation Index 2021 rankings, up from 16th in the previous year's rankings, the World Intellectual Property Organization said Monday.

Japan's Matheson to Run for IPC Board Member

London, Sept. 20 (Jiji Press)--Japanese Paralympic medalist Miki Matheson is among the 25 candidates for members at large of the International Paralympic Committee's Governing Board, the IPC said Monday.

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Japan's Fujii Wins Men's Bouldering Title at Sports Climbing World Championships
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Japan to Introduce Smartphone-Based Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Certificates