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In this photo released by U.S. Navy, sailors fold seven U.S. flags during a memorial ceremony at Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka, south of Tokyo, Tuesday, June 27,... (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Raymond D. Diaz III/U.S. navy via AP ...
Following are prices for Tokyo rubber futures at the end of the Tokyo market's evening session on June 27, 2017.
The metropolitan government is collaborating with disaster-hit regions to prompt more foreign tourists to visit such areas after visiting Tokyo, aiming to help revitalize local economies. The government has introduced tourist routes linking Tokyo and ...
Jiji Press Tokyo (Jiji Press) - Stocks gained further ground on the Tokyo stock exchange on Tuesday, supported by the yen's fall against the dollar.
Defense Minister Tomomi Inada suggested Tuesday that the Self-Defense Forces support a Liberal Democratic party candidate running in Sunday's Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election, sparking criticism from opposition lawmakers that her remarks ...
A prize-winning work from the annual Texaco children's Art Competition entitled 'Remembering Eoin McNeill 1916' by Jack Lynch from St Patrick's Classical school, Navan is to be exhibited at the International high school arts Festival which takes place ...
Marianas-chan (Marianas child) Jebro Leon films with TV Tokyo at the Francisco C. Ada-Saipan International Airport on June 22, 2017.
Tokyo, June 27 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed higher Tuesday as the yen's retreat against the U.S. dollar helped support export-related issues, but investors became more circumspect in later trade ahead of U.S.
Tokyo -- With inheritances and other money pouring into Tokyo from Japan's aging far-flung regions, the capital enjoyed a 12.7% increase in cash deposits to 254 trillion yen ($2.27 trillion) over the year ended March.
One day in mid-May, Benjamin Peters, vice president of a university in Miyazaki Prefecture, asked some students in English to explain the differences in thought between Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Thomas Hobbes.
Logos. Palais de Tokyo and Expo Chicago announced today the list of 13 artists who will contribute work to an exhibition that will be held during the sixth.
Tokyo police detained two Turkish employees of a kebab shop on June 21 after locals filed a total of 27 complaints over the employees' alleged aggressive approach inside the shop, according to the media outlet Tokyo reporter. Mehmet Isi, 24, and his ...
Branz Roppongi The Residence offers high-end luxury in one of Tokyo's most desirable neighbourhoods, right in the centre of the affluent '3A' (Azabu, Aoyama and Akasaka) residential district that's popular with executives and expats.
Grand Hyatt Tokyo will hold a series of summer beer garden events inspired by Japan's Showa Era, beginning on July 3. The beer garden will be held on the spacious outdoor garden and Thyme banquet room located on the hotel's 4th floor.
Hinomaru claims to be one of Tokyo's top 10 taxi firms by fleet size, with 607 taxis in operation. ZMP began testing self-driving cars with a human driver onboard as a backup last year, and hopes to start testing without a human minder later this year ...
Tokyo'S famed Tsukiji fish market - the world's biggest - will be moved to a new location, the city's top official confirmed Tuesday, after months of delays over concerns about toxic contamination at the new site.
Nearly 180 billion yen in such basket trades were executed in the two weeks through Monday, forming a palpable presence on days when trading on the Tokyo stock exchange's first section dipped below the psychologically important 2 trillion yen level.
Marianas-chan (Marianas child) Jebro Leon films with TV Tokyo at the Francisco C. Ada-Saipan International Airport on June 22, 2017.
The former general manager of the Park Hyatt Tokyo, Philippe Roux-Dessarps, who is now Vice President of the Global Brands for the hotel group, echoed the sentiment earlier in the week when asked why the hotel still gives out room keys to guests ...
Jiji Press Tokyo (Jiji Press) - Senior officials of political parties took to the streets on Sunday to seek voter support a week ahead of the closely watched Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election on July 2. The country's ruling Liberal Democratic party ...
hidden within a narrow street, a 52-year old building quietly peeks out at the dead-end in the center of Tokyo. before inheriting the concrete-built 'house in sangenjaya', it once served as a clinic owned by the client's grandfather and as the private ...
A total of 27 percent of people in a weekend poll who said they had "decided" or "pretty much decided" who they would vote for in the July 2 Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election indicated they would support Gov. Yuriko Koike's party "Tomin First no Kai ...
The 2020 Olympics are around the corner and the Tokyo Olympics organizers plan to service the crowds and Athletes with driverless cab service - full robot, ...
Yokota Air Base, Japan - Construction workers have unearthed unexploded ordnance at Yokota in western Tokyo in an area that houses the U.S.
Struggling Japanese electronics and nuclear company Toshiba has been given until August 10 to get auditors to sign off on its earnings statements - or it may ...
Stocks closed slightly higher on the Tokyo stock exchange Monday amid a dearth of major fresh incentives for trading. The benchmark Nikkei 225 average gained 20.68 points, or 0.10 percent, to close at 20,153.35.
The Tokyo Metropolitan government is trying to help parts of the country recovering from disasters by steering tourists who visit the capital toward those areas.
Imagine being able to fly from San Francisco to Tokyo in just five and a half hours - half the time it normally takes. More than a convenience, it would literally ...
"The opening of Pullman Tokyo Tamachi marks an exciting step in developing more upscale and luxury hotels in Japan to meet the growing demand of cosmopolitan travellers who appreciate innovative design and wellness in the travel scene," says Eric ...
Thorough training is what keeps salaried cabbies in Tokyo's Gojyo Taxi working hard on the roads and picking up fares. The company's managing director, Mutsuo Nakazawa, told The Sunday Times in an e-mail interview from Japan that each of its 165 ...
In Tokyo, venues to be built include the Olympic Stadium and the sea Forest Waterway (both by the developer Taisei corporation, which has offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai), the latter among green-covered reclaimed ground within and along Tokyo Bay, the ...
The ruling Liberal Democratic party is running close behind Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike's fledging party in the race to be the leading party in the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election on July 2, a Kyodo News poll showed Sunday. In the telephone survey ...
HIGASHIOsaka, Osaka -- A handwritten manuscript of the literary masterpiece "Ryoma ga Yuku" -- written by the late author Ryotaro Shiba (1923-96) -- was recently discovered in a secondhand book store in Tokyo, the Shiba Ryotaro Memorial Museum said ...
Thanks to the Instagram account of Under Armour Japan, we can see that the five-time Superbowl winner got up and close with the fine art of sumo during a visit to a heya (gym that houses a team, or stable, or sumo wrestlers) in Tokyo. Brady began by ...
In the popular imagination, Japan may be synonymous with cherry blossoms and robots, but one of its less benign associations is with suicide.
Jiji Press Tokyo (Jiji Press) - Tokyo stocks are expected to move in a narrow range this week, with investors focusing on individual issues amid a dearth of major trading incentives.
A total of 259 candidates will be vying for 127 seats in the election on July 2, which will pit the ruling Liberal Democratic party (LDP) against rivals including the new party of Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike. Ms Koike, 64, formerly of the LDP, is ...
People visit a festival held at Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo on May 3, 2016. Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike announced Tuesday that the giant Tsukiji fish market, popular with tourists, will be relocated to an area that used to house... (Eugene Hoshiko/AP) More.
We've all seen the pictures. Hugh Jackman got a huge kick out of it. Groups of people dressed up as various Super Mario characters, zipping around the streets ...
Superman and Iron Man may be able to fly around the world on their own, but when it comes to soaring through the skies, poor Spider-Man has to fly on a budget airline.
Stocks turned slightly higher on the Tokyo stock exchange Friday, amid a lack of fresh incentives to stimulate trading. The benchmark Nikkei 225 average gained 22.16 points, or 0.11 percent, to end at 20,132.67.
The Yomiuri ShimbunThe Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election will likely influence Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's future handling of the government and indicate whether his Cabinet's strength will ebb or flow.
Like the shapes of bodies frozen by ash in Pompeii - an exaggerated arm movement, or an open mouth breathing onto a window dripping with condensation - many of the people in Michael Wolf's Tokyo Compression photos appear forced into odd poses.
Tokyo (Reuters) - Just a few months ago, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe looked to be cruising to a third term that would make him Japan's longest serving leader and put him on track to achieving his dream of revising its post-war, pacifist Constitution.
Tokyo >> Tokyo's huge, and hugely popular, Tsukiji fish market won't be destroyed but will be closed for up to five years while it is modernized and turned into a "food theme park," the capital's governor said today.
Driving into Tokyo from Narita airport can be an overwhelming experience: As your taxi swoops down into the city along a curving highway, you watch as the sprawling skyline stretches beyond the horizon.
Last September, anonymous allegations of questionable data and images in 22 papers by six prominent groups at the prestigious University of Tokyo prompted the school to set up an investigating committee. Now, even before the panel completes its ...
Tokyo (Reuters) - Fire engulfed a storage building being demolished in the Japanese capital on Tuesday (June 20), injuring at least one person and sending clouds of black smoke into the sky, but the fire was brought under control by early evening.
Binga, who is the first female President to head the federation said: "Ensure that at least TWO Athletes qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Increase the number of WTF International referees by at least 50 percent before the end of the next four years ...
Tokyo's Shibuya Crossing is one of the busiest sites in the world, with more than 670,000 people passing the area every day.





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