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Tokyo's Olympic Village condos to become apartments


Sat, 18 May 2019 20:14:00 GMT

Boxing body faces Olympic inquiry team before Tokyo ruling

Houston Chronicle

Sat, 18 May 2019 19:51:00 GMT

Tokyo stocks open higher as Japan's GDP data beats expectations

China Internet Information Center

Sun, 19 May 2019 18:56:00 GMT

Gundam models to travel to outer space to promote 2020 Tokyo Games

The Mainichi on MSN.com

Sat, 18 May 2019 19:50:00 GMT

You Can Hang Out With Chubby Piglets In This Tokyo Cafe


Sat, 18 May 2019 06:51:00 GMT

'The Lost Metropolis': 1930s Tokyo street life – in pictures  The Guardian

Kineo Kuwabara captured these rich images of everyday life the city during the buildup to the second world war. The series is on display 18-19 May at the ...

Fri, 17 May 2019 12:00:00 GMT

I walked the line: Getting reacquainted with Tokyo on the Yamathon  The Japan Times

Riding the full length of Tokyo's central Yamanote railway line takes about an hour, but walking it has its own rewards.

Sun, 19 May 2019 09:30:00 GMT

Volcanic alert level raised for Mt Hakone in resort area near Tokyo  Japan Today

Japanese authorities raised the volcanic alert level for Mt Hakone on Sunday and warned people not to approach the crater, as seismic activity has been ...

Sun, 19 May 2019 10:03:00 GMT

Instead of — or after — visiting overwhelming Tokyo, chill out in a hot spring in this city  The Washington Post

Kusatsu Onsen is a resort town in the mountains that offers beauty, culture and relaxation.

Thu, 16 May 2019 16:46:29 GMT

Tokyo: Stocks open higher  The Business Times

THE BUSINESS TIMES Stocks - [TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday, with investors putting trade worries on the back burner after data showed ...

Mon, 20 May 2019 00:51:00 GMT

Abe, Trump unlikely to issue joint statement following their meeting in Tokyo in late May  The Japan Times

Japan and the United States are unlikely to issue a joint statement when their leaders meet in Tokyo later this month, apparently to avoid exposing their differing ...

Sat, 18 May 2019 11:07:00 GMT

Tokyo: Stocks open higher after GDP beats expectations  The Business Times

THE BUSINESS TIMES Stocks - [TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday, with investors putting trade worries on the back burner after data showed ...

Mon, 20 May 2019 00:51:00 GMT

First time in Tokyo? Here are 5 things you should do  USA TODAY

Tokyo is known for its ultramodern and old-world attractions, its food and its natural beauty.

Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Police grill 87-year-old driver over Tokyo crash that left mother and daughter dead  The Japan Times

An 87-year-old former government official whose vehicle was involved in a fatal crash in Tokyo last month is questioned by police on a voluntary basis.

Sat, 18 May 2019 10:18:00 GMT

Capturing neon-lit Tokyo through a game designer's eyes  CNN

Liam Wong, a photographer with a background in game design, captures striking images of Tokyo after midnight.

Mon, 13 May 2019 01:44:32 GMT

'Terrace House' returns to Tokyo  The Japan Times

Netflix is ramping up its production of original Japanese *content*, including anime and live-action dramas, to please both domestic and overseas subscribers.

Thu, 16 May 2019 10:55:00 GMT

Tokyo prosecutors detail Ghosn's alleged cash transfer in revised indictment: Kyodo  Reuters

Tokyo prosecutors have filed a request to revise the *content* of their indictment of Carlos Ghosn for aggravated breach of trust, providing further details on ...

Tue, 14 May 2019 02:12:00 GMT

U.S.-China trade dispute likely to make Tokyo stocks sluggish  The Japan News

TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Stocks are likely to show sluggish moves on the Tokyo Stock Exchange this week amid investors closely following developments in the ...

Sat, 18 May 2019 19:00:00 GMT

UNAIDS partners with Pride House Tokyo ahead of 2020 Olympic Games  UNAIDS

As part of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) celebrations, UNAIDS signed a partnership or Memorandum of ...

Fri, 17 May 2019 17:11:25 GMT

WATCH: First ever miniature pig café opens in Tokyo  Independent.ie

A new type of animal café in Tokyo is hogging the limelight – one that lets visitors pet adorable miniature pigs.

Sun, 19 May 2019 08:12:00 GMT

Blac Chyna Makes Up with Her Mom, Tokyo Toni, After Public Rift  TMZ

Blac Chyna and her mother, Tokyo Toni, reconcile after a bitter public feud.

Sun, 19 May 2019 18:19:00 GMT

Prosecutors decide not to indict man over killing of Tokyo foster home head  Japan Today

Tokyo prosecutors have decided not to indict a 23-year-old man arrested in February for stabbing to death the head of a foster home where he used to live, after ...

Sun, 19 May 2019 07:06:58 GMT

Pascrell Celebrates Awarding of New Tokyo Route to Newark Airport  InsiderNJ

Pascrell Celebrates Awarding of New Tokyo Route to Newark Airport. DOT announcement follows Pascrell letter in support of EWR's candidacy. WASHINGTON ...

Thu, 16 May 2019 23:09:00 GMT

Dollar rises to around ¥110 in Tokyo  The Japan Times

The dollar rebounded to around ¥110 in Tokyo trading Friday, helped by a jump in Tokyo stock prices. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥109.72, up f.

Fri, 17 May 2019 10:59:00 GMT

Tokyo's Olympic Village condos to become apartments  SFGate

Applications for the post-Games ownership of condominium units used as the Olympic Village during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics will be ...

Sat, 18 May 2019 22:04:00 GMT

Special exhibitions featuring Shoso-in treasures to be held in Tokyo, Nara this autumn | #AsiaNewsNetwork  Eleven Myanmar

To commemorate the enthronement of the Emperor, special exhibitions featuring treasures of Nara's Shoso-in repository will be held in Tokyo and Nara this ...

Sun, 19 May 2019 13:00:09 GMT

USD/JPY: Tokyo open responds to recent risk-on, greenback strength  FXStreet

The USD/JPY pair is on the bids around the intra-day high of 109.92 as Tokyo open reacts to the latest change in the market's risk sentiment and the USD rise.

Fri, 17 May 2019 00:49:00 GMT

Japan urged to improve labor conditions at Tokyo Games sites  The Japan News

TOKYO (Jiji Press) — An international labor union federation has found harsh labor conditions at construction sites for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic ...

Sat, 18 May 2019 10:43:00 GMT

Here’s your ultimate three-day Tokyo itinerary  National Geographic

Three days in Japan's crazy cool capital reveals secret sushi, sumo masters, and a robot uprising.

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Boxing body faces Olympic inquiry team before Tokyo ruling  Yahoo Sports

GENEVA (AP) -- The embattled amateur boxing federation faces an Olympic inquiry on Monday fearing it could be punished for forcing out a longtime IOC ...

Sat, 18 May 2019 16:47:00 GMT

NYC mayor asks Tokyo governor to support ban on Japan's ivory trade  Japan Today

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has asked Tokyo Gov Yuriko Koike to back efforts to end the ivory trade in Japan before the 2020 Summer Olympics, a U.S. ...

Sat, 18 May 2019 21:00:00 GMT

These Photos Of Tokyo Fashion Are All The Style Inspiration You Need  HuffPost

Street style in the Japanese metropolis really is on its own level.

Tue, 14 May 2019 10:03:00 GMT

Escape Tokyo heat for Kusatsu's calming Japanese waters  New Zealand Herald

The pace of tourism in Tokyo is heating up ahead of the sporting tournaments, but sports fans are unlikely to have heard of this rejuvenating day trip ...

Fri, 17 May 2019 21:53:14 GMT

Tokyo's shitamachi summer festivals get underway in historic style  Kyodo News Plus

Taito City is host to some of Tokyo's largest and best summer festivals and matsuri. These festivals, in the heart of Tokyo's shitamachi area, get underway with ...

Fri, 17 May 2019 07:16:23 GMT

Visiting Tokyo's Imperial Palace  CNN

With Emperor Akihito of Japan abdicating, the Imperial Palace in Tokyo will open to the public this week -- a rarity. Here's a guide to visiting Japan's royal ...

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

How a Tokyo chef makes 54-day-old sushi taste better than the fresh stuff  Los Angeles Times

The single best thing I ate during a recent trip to Tokyo was a 54-day-old piece of swordfish the color of a smoggy L.A. sunset. It was the final course of an ...

Mon, 13 May 2019 15:00:00 GMT

Robots to offer intergalactic support to Tokyo Games  SFGate

Gundam robots in outer space will be sending messages of support to athletes competing in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, if all goes according to ...

Thu, 16 May 2019 22:03:00 GMT

nendo's timber-grid tokyo building tops out with a sky forest terrace  Designboom

with wooden rails and pillars weaved into a grid on the façade, the office building peaks with a three-story sky forest lush with greenery.

Fri, 17 May 2019 09:11:08 GMT

Olympic champion Park wants to defend her title in Tokyo  euronews

(Reuters) - Former world number one Park In-bee has said she wants to defend her Olympic crown at next year's Summer Games in Tokyo after.

Thu, 16 May 2019 03:35:56 GMT

First Gen and Tokyo Gas set to build $1-b LNG hub  manilastandard.net

First Gen Corp. and partner Tokyo Gas of Japan will hold a traditional Japanese “Kagami Biraki” groundbreaking ceremony for the $1-billion liquefied natural ...

Sun, 19 May 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Man in Tokyo accused of straddling, kissing women he’d never met, says he thought she liked him  SoraNews24

I thought she was into me” he says after gesture that in no way means that.

Fri, 17 May 2019 16:01:09 GMT

Athletics: Brendan Boyce is Tokyo-bound following PB at European Championships  Highland Radio

Donegal's Brendan Boyce has booked his seat on the plane to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo following a fantastic performance in the 50k European Race ...

Sun, 19 May 2019 12:25:33 GMT

Tokyo stocks rebound on continued Wall Street rally  The Japan Times

Stocks staged a solid rally on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday in the wake of U.S. equities' continued advance overnight. The 225-issue Nikkei average r.

Fri, 17 May 2019 10:31:00 GMT

Asia's budget airlines flock to Tokyo, lifting Japan's tourism  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Tokyo is seeing an increase in international air traffic as more budget carriers, particularly from Southeast Asia, begin flying to the metro.

Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

ICBC Standard Bank closes Tokyo metals branch  Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - ICBC Standard Bank said on Friday it would close its metals branch in Tokyo this year and move the business to hub offices in London and ...

Fri, 17 May 2019 12:54:00 GMT

Goldman Sachs applies for Tokyo banking licence  Financial Times

Goldman Sachs is applying for a banking licence in Tokyo as it prepares to launch a global cash management business later this year, several people familiar ...

Mon, 13 May 2019 13:42:00 GMT

Latham & Watkins Doubles Tokyo Partner Count With Morrison & Foerster Hires  Law.com

Latham & Watkins has doubled its partner head count in Tokyo, recruiting three corporate partners from Morrison & Foerster—a move taking place as global ...

Thu, 16 May 2019 09:57:22 GMT

New Tokyo Pokémon Cafe Johto menu items require knowledge of Pokémon lore to order them【Photos】  SoraNews24

If you don't know how to evolve one of the most popular Pokémon species, you might not get the food you want. Last month, Detective Pikachu joined the menu ...

Fri, 17 May 2019 00:18:52 GMT

Latham Adds Three MoFo Attorneys to Tokyo Office (2)  Bloomberg Big Law Business

Latham & Watkins strengthened its Japanese presence with three attorneys from Morrison & Foerster's Tokyo office, in a move the firm says will help it capitalize ...

Thu, 16 May 2019 15:08:53 GMT

Alberta Indigenous artisans selected to participate in trade mission to Tokyo  CBC.ca

Three First Nation entrepreneurs from Alberta will join others from across Canada to showcase their art and culture in Japan in July. Founded by two First ...

Sat, 18 May 2019 12:30:00 GMT

Raise the roof! London now has more rooftop gardens than Tokyo and Singapore  Time Out

The capital is famous for its green spaces, with Regent's and Hyde Parks regarded as quintessential verdant features of the city. However, in the last few years.

Fri, 17 May 2019 15:37:35 GMT

Anime adventure as Kingdom joins forces with Tokyo studio  Arab News

CANNES: Anime, or Japanese animation, has been a favorite with young Saudis for decades and now the Kingdom is about to star in a feature-length ...

Sun, 19 May 2019 06:39:58 GMT

Starbucks’ Tokyo-only Minty Chocolate Tea Frappuccino deliciously disappoints our taste tester  SoraNews24

The new dessert beverage fills Mr. Sato's heart with sadness, and makes the rest of us want to drink it even more. Starbucks has a never-ending procession of ...

Sat, 18 May 2019 07:18:37 GMT

These Tokyo shops boast of fine craftsmanship when it comes to men's accessories  ABS-CBN News

Shops dedicated to writing instruments and paper are a specialty of Tokyo, but Kakimori in Kuramae on the east side of the Sumida River presents their items in ...

Sat, 18 May 2019 04:59:06 GMT

Japanese rush to buy Tokyo Olympic tickets on first day  Minneapolis Star Tribune

TOKYO — If you're a Japan resident and you want tickets for next year's Tokyo Olympics — be patient. Tokyo organizers on Friday said delays and long waits to ...

Fri, 10 May 2019 04:20:58 GMT

Five great festivals you should go to in Tokyo this weekend  Time Out

Happen to be in Tokyo this weekend? Lucky for you, there's always something going on in the capital; you can treat yourself to one of the many food and drink ...

Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

This new photography exhibition takes you inside Tokyo’s jazz joints  The Vinyl Factory

A new documentary photography exhibition called Tokyo Jazz Joints is opening in Berlin's Rhinoçéros bar this June.

Thu, 16 May 2019 11:34:59 GMT

Sansan files to go public in Tokyo  Tech in Asia

Sansan, a Tokyo-based business card management solutions provider, has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, with listing ...

Thu, 16 May 2019 08:48:00 GMT

Reading the air: Tokyo still has work to do on air pollution  The Japan Times

There are days when Makiko Ishikawa can barely breathe. Indeed, the 62-year-old Tokyoite has been short of breath for decades. In the early 1970s, she bega.

Sat, 11 May 2019 13:56:00 GMT

Construction sites for Tokyo Games criticized as too dangerous:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

Construction workers live in a “culture of fear” at Tokyo Olympic sites, where they toil for long ho.

Thu, 16 May 2019 05:50:00 GMT

Tokyo calls for foreign fintechs to enter accelerator programme  Fintech Futures

Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is inviting foreign fintech start-ups to apply to its accelerator programme.

Fri, 17 May 2019 11:32:16 GMT

Olympics: Work complete on Tokyo Games centerpiece's wooden roof  The Mainichi

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Japan Sport Council said Friday the wooden roof that is the distinctive trademark of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games' main venue has.

Fri, 17 May 2019 22:22:51 GMT

MSU senior selected for elite research internship in Tokyo  Mississippi State Newsroom

A Mississippi State University senior biological sciences and Asian studies double-major will use her skills in each subject area this summer during a selective ...

Mon, 13 May 2019 19:20:19 GMT

Kuala Lumpur in talks with Tokyo for Malaysians to join new blue-collar visa programs  The Japan Times

SINGAPORE - Malaysia is in talks with Japan on sending blue-collar workers to the country under a new visa program that was launched in April, official sources ...

Sun, 12 May 2019 06:17:00 GMT

Woods sets sights on Olympic gold in Tokyo  Reuters

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (Reuters) - Tiger Woods has collected plenty of Green Jackets and Claret Jugs during his decorated career, but there is one shiny thing ...

Tue, 14 May 2019 16:19:00 GMT

Duterte's Tokyo visit to help boost PH-Japan ties – Palace  Manila Bulletin

By Argyll Cyrus Geducos. Malacañang confirmed on Tuesday President Duterte's visit to Tokyo, Japan by the end of the month to further boost relations between ...

Tue, 14 May 2019 09:00:29 GMT

Tokyo court orders owner of car with TV-equipped navigation system to pay NHK fee  The Japan Times

The Tokyo District Court on Wednesday ruled that the owner of a car with a navigation system capable of receiving television signals should pay the monthly.

Wed, 15 May 2019 12:56:00 GMT

Gundam to encourage Olympians in Tokyo Games  NHK WORLD

A project is underway to have the mechanical hero Gundam from the popular Japanese anime series travel to space to cheer on athletes competing in the 2020 ...

Tue, 14 May 2019 18:21:00 GMT

Tokyo stocks turn lower on refueled trade war concerns  The Japan Times

Stocks turned lower on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday, weighed down by rekindled concerns over an escalation of the U.S.-China trade conflict. The 225-i.

Thu, 16 May 2019 08:50:00 GMT

Sumo: Trump to present trophy to winner at Tokyo tournament  Kyodo News Plus

U.S. President Donald Trump will attend the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan later this month and present a newly made trophy ...

Sun, 12 May 2019 13:22:21 GMT

Sony launches a taxi-hailing app to rival Uber in Tokyo  TechCrunch

Sony last year announced it would enter Japan's taxi-hailing space and, good to its word, the electronics giant has kicked off its S.Ride *service* in Tokyo.

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Trump Heading to Tokyo to Talk Cybersecurity, Regional Threats  USNI News

President Donald Trump will head to Tokyo later this month to discuss how to resume stalled denuclearization talks with North Korea, work more jointly on ...

Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Olympic sports slam Tokyo organizers over cuts at venues  Washington Post

Olympic sports leaders have criticized Tokyo Games organizers over spending cuts on how events will be presented at venues next year.

Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Five reasons to check out Next Music from Tokyo Vol. 14  Vancouver Sun

Next Music from Tokyo brings some of the wildest talent in Japan's underground music scene(s) to three Canadian cities: Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver.

Wed, 15 May 2019 18:00:49 GMT

Tokyo police form harbor squad for Olympics  NHK WORLD

The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department is planning to form a harbor squad to respond to emergencies during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic ...

Tue, 14 May 2019 04:13:06 GMT

Iran envoy in Tokyo accuses US of 'unacceptable' escalation in tensions  The Japan Times

Iran accused the United States Thursday of an "unacceptable" escalation of tensions and said Tehran was showing "maximum restraint" despite Washington's ...

Thu, 16 May 2019 18:27:00 GMT

Tokyo's tapioca boom: Where to find bubble tea in the capital  The Japan Times

Tokyo is in the middle of a "tapioca boom," and there are plenty of bubble tea options across the capital. Here's where to go for the best bubble tea concoctions ...

Sat, 11 May 2019 13:53:00 GMT

Guineas Contenders to Clash in NHK Mile at Tokyo  BloodHorse.com

Some of Japan's top 3-year-olds, both colts and fillies, drop back in distance to clash in the NHK Mile Cup (G1) at Tokyo Racecourse May 5.

Sat, 04 May 2019 14:26:00 GMT

Things to do in Tokyo during Golden Week  The Japan Times

This year's unprecedented 10-day-long Golden Week is a chance for people to travel and see the world. Unfortunately, with sky-high plane tickets and sold-out ...

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics  CNN

He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland.

Wed, 15 May 2019 16:33:28 GMT

Tokyo court approves ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn's $4.5m bail  Aljazeera.com

However, prosecutors said the court's decision was 'extremely regrettable' and an appeal was lodged against the bail.

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Tokyo Energy & Systems Switches to Rimini Street for SAP Application Support  Financial Post

Leading power plant construction company in Japan utilizes extra funds to accelerate digital innovationLAS VEGAS — Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), ...

Thu, 16 May 2019 23:01:00 GMT

Tokyo court orders car owner to pay NHK fee  Japan Today

The Tokyo District Court on Wednesday ruled that the owner of a car with a navigation system capable of receiving television signals should pay the monthly ...

Wed, 15 May 2019 21:00:00 GMT

Suspected drones found flying in Tokyo  NHK WORLD

Japanese investigative sources say unidentified objects suspected to be drones have been spotted above several places in Tokyo, including an area near the ...

Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

5/6 STARDOM GOLDENWEEK STARS report: Tokyo Cyber Squad-produced show featuring TCS vs. Oedo Tai and the annual rock paper scissors tournament -  PWTorch


Sun, 19 May 2019 03:26:24 GMT

Best events and parties at Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2019  Time Out

Tokyo Rainbow Pride is Japan's annual celebration of love, a week-long jamboree (April 27-May 6) where everyone is welcome to participate. This year's theme ...

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

FC Tokyo continues superb start to season  The Japan Times

A crucial lesson in FC Tokyo's 12-game unbeaten run to start the 2019 J. League first-division campaign has been that goals don't need to come from top str.

Sat, 18 May 2019 08:58:00 GMT

matsuokasatoshitamurayuki builds courtyard house with pleated floor plan outside of tokyo  Designboom

matsuokasatoshitamurayuki has built a courtyard house in a commuter residential town outside of tokyo with a pleated radial floor plan.

Thu, 16 May 2019 09:00:12 GMT

Attack on Titan Gears Up For Series Conclusion With DiverCity Tokyo Invasion  Anime News Network

Attack on Titan started a collaboration with DiverCity Tokyo on April 19. The series has had many different collaborations with various IPs and public...

Sun, 19 May 2019 20:45:00 GMT

Photo gallery: Tokyo game landmarks at night  Polygon

Former Ubisoft art director and current freelance photographer Liam Wong shows an alternate side of Tokyo in shots for an upcoming book, featuring a foreword ...

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Period parade in Kanda festival in Tokyo  NHK WORLD

People dressed in period costumes took part in one of the three largest festivals in Tokyo on Saturday.

Sat, 11 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

2 teenagers arrested for setting fire to public toilet in Tokyo park  Japan Today

Police in Tokyo have arrested a 15-year-old boy and a 14-year-old girl on suspicion of arson after they set fire to a public toilet in a park in Katsushika Ward.

Thu, 16 May 2019 21:00:00 GMT

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking  Kotaku

Last year, Halloween in Tokyo's Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area's Halloween celebrations ...

Mon, 13 May 2019 12:39:31 GMT

Tokyo's Pet Loss Cafe offers a place to grieve and heal  The Japan Times

Ritsuko Shimazaki, 58, occasionally takes a 70-minute train ride to visit one coffee shop in particular near the upscale district of Omotesando in Tokyo's.

Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Philippines, Japan to sign at least 10 deals in Duterte’s Tokyo visit  INQUIRER.net

The Philippines and Japan would sign at least 10 business agreements during the visit of President Rodrigo Duterte in Tokyo later this month.

Thu, 16 May 2019 10:39:00 GMT

Galaxy S10+ gets ‘Olympic Games Edition’ for Tokyo 2020 that’ll be outdated by then  9to5Google

We're about a year away from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, and this week Samsung is showing off a special edition Galaxy S10+ for Japan.

Fri, 17 May 2019 14:55:00 GMT

Fencing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Travel, Schedule, Info, News  Fencing.Net

Welcome to the Fencing.net guide to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics! Find travel information, schedule, television info, news, and much more!

Sun, 19 May 2019 18:54:23 GMT

Downsized dwellings: Inside Tokyo's tiny living spaces  The Japan Times

Twenty-five-year-old Sotaro Ito lives in a 9.46-square-meter apartment with a loft in the capital's retro-hip Koenji district. His apartment looks more like an office ...

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Tokyo resumes plans to replace JGSDF's Type 96 armoured vehicles  IHS Jane's 360

The Japan Ministry of Defense's (MoD's) Acquisition, Technology, & Logistics Agency (ATLA) has resumed plans to acquire a new wheeled armoured vehicle to ...

Thu, 16 May 2019 14:34:09 GMT

Massive manga mural appears in Tokyo station with nearly 100 feet of anime’s biggest stars【Pics】  SoraNews24

Tokyo's Shibuya Station is a massive complex. With eight different train and subway lines, operated by three different companies, the entire complex takes up ...

Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Staying at Hotel MyStays, Gotanda Station, in Tokyo, Japan  New Zealand Herald

Alex Robertson checks into Hotel MyStays, Gotanda Station, in Tokyo, Japan. Getting there: This hotel overlooks the Gotanda train station on the JY Yamanote ...

Sun, 19 May 2019 19:03:12 GMT

DOT Grants New Daytime Slots at Haneda, Further Connecting U.S. and Tokyo  AirlineGeeks.com

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has provisionally approved for 12 new daytime routes between the U.S. and Tokyo's Haneda Airport. The routes ...

Sat, 18 May 2019 18:00:19 GMT

LGBT Partnership Systems Spread Across Japan  Tokyo Review

Four years after Shibuya became the first place in Japan to officially recognize LGBT partnerships, the system is spreading more rapidly than ever.

Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Grand Hyatt Tokyo offers exotic terrace menus  Japan Today

The Grand Hyatt Tokyo will introduce exotic summer menus available from June 1, perfect to enjoy indoors or on the spacious open-air terraces. The Oak Door ...

Wed, 15 May 2019 21:00:00 GMT

Tokyo prosecutors indict Carlos Ghosn on misappropriation charge in 'most serious allegation' yet  The Japan Times

The Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office on Monday indicted former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn for a fourth time, this charge for allegedly.

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Tokyo (東京, Tōkyō, English: , Japanese: [toːkʲoː] (listen); lit. "Eastern Capital"), officially Tokyo Metropolis (東京都, Tōkyō-to), one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, has served as the Japanese capital since 1869. As of 2018, the Greater Tokyo Area ranked as the most populous metropolitan area in the world.



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Activities in Japan on rainy days?


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Volcanic alert level raised for Mt Hakone in resort area near Tokyo  Japan Today

Japanese authorities raised the volcanic alert level for Mt Hakone on Sunday and warned people not to approach the crater, as seismic activity has been ...

Sun, 19 May 2019 10:03:00 GMT

Six Ways the Planet Has Changed Since Last Earth Day  The Weather Channel

Monday is Earth Day, the 49th anniversary of the first time the day was celebrated. To mark the occasion, we're looking at five ways the planet has changed ...

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

AccuWeather 2019 Asia summer forecast  AccuWeather.com

As much of the Middle East trends less stormy during the summer of 2019, more heat is in store for Japan and the Korean Peninsula, while multiple threats from ...

Sat, 18 May 2019 14:18:00 GMT

Captivating timelapse shows sun setting over Tokyo  AccuWeather.com

Canadian tourist Adrian De Lisle recorded this mesmerizing video showing the sun setting over Tokyo, Japan back in July of 2017.

Thu, 02 May 2019 14:33:32 GMT

A new era of weather?  The Japan Times

"Considering the weather over the past few days, it's less Reiwa and more 'Rain-wa.'"

Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Report reveals alleged labor issues at 2020 Tokyo Olympic building sites  Japan Today

A report released by a global union federation has demanded better conditions for laborers working on the construction of Tokyo Games facilities after several ...

Thu, 16 May 2019 21:45:00 GMT

As cold air maintains grip on Japan, snow may whiten Tokyo into Monday  AccuWeather.com

As cold air maintains a firm grip on northern and eastern Japan, the stage will be set for snow into the new week. This includes Tokyo into Monday.

Sun, 10 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Japan set for average-to-warmer weather in May-July  Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is expected to experience average-to-warmer weather between May and July, the country's official forecaster said on Wednesday.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

These Are the World's Best (and Worst) Airports & Airlines  Thrillist

No matter how prepared you are before getting to the airport, there's no accounting for every little thing that might throw a wrench in your best-laid travel plans.

Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Loves Only You Gets Up for Japanese Oaks Score  BloodHorse.com

If the question in the Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks, G1) May 19 at Tokyo Racecourse was who will take up the mantle of last year's winner Almond Eye, the ...

Sun, 19 May 2019 18:31:00 GMT

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn released from Japanese detention  WSB Radio

TOKYO - Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn walked out of a Japanese detention center Thursday evening, his head held high, after paying 500 million yen ...

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

New indictment expands case against Nissan ex-chair Ghosn  WSB Radio

TOKYO - Japanese prosecutors said Monday they have indicted Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn on *fresh* breach of trust charges that expand their ...

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kin of abductees being held in North Korea seek early return of their loved ones  The Japan Times

Family members of Japanese nationals who were abducted by North Korea decades ago on Sunday called for progress in bilateral negotiations to bring home ...

Sun, 19 May 2019 12:28:00 GMT

Typhoon Shanshan Brushes Japan, Including Tokyo, With Locally Heavy Rain, Gusty Winds  The Weather Channel

Typhoon Shanshan brushed parts of Japan, including Tokyo, with strong winds and locally heavy rain but never made landfall, leaving Japan relatively ...

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Faster, Higher, Hotter: Tokyo weather prompts 2020 fears  Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - As the two-year mark approaches for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Japan is being scorched by an intense heatwave that has prompted fears of ...

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

How Will the Tokyo Weather (And a 6 AM Start) Affect the 2020 Olympic Marathons?  LetsRun.com

By Jonathan Gault April 17, 2019. Marathoners at the 2020 Summer Olympics will have to set their alarm clocks early if they want to earn a medal: on Tuesday, ...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Weather Report: Live In Tokyo  Jazz Journal

This was Weather Report's first live recording, made at the Shibuya Philharmonic hall in front of a wildly appreciative and enthusiastic Japanese audience.

Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Akihito begins abdication rituals as Japan marks end of era  WTHR

Emperor Akihito began his abdication rituals at a Shinto shrine Tuesday morning as Japan embraces the end of his reign with reminiscence and hope for a new ...

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Tokyo Is Testing a New System to Detect 'Guerilla' Rain and Tornadoes Up to 30 Minutes in Advance  Gizmodo

Officials in Tokyo are testing a new technology that utilizes weather radar and terrestrial digital radio waves to “quickly and precisely predict torrential rain and ...

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Tokyo commuters shiver as winter returns, mountain snow forecast  Kyodo News Plus

Wintry weather returns to Tokyo and neighboring regions, with the threat of heavy snowfall in some mountainous areas.

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 to establish "weather center" for heat, typhoons  Kyodo News Plus

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee announces it will establish a "weather center" in an effort to protect athletes and spectators from ...

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

16 Injured, Evacuations Ordered After Typhoon Jongdari Strikes Japan  The Weather Channel

At least 16 people were injured and evacuations ordered Saturday as heavy rain fell on parts of Japan ahead of Typhoon Jongdari. The storm made landfall ...

Sun, 29 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Japan soars to its highest temperature ever recorded: 106 degrees  Washington Post

Japan set a new national temperature record in the third week of a punishing heat wave that has killed dozens. The mercury soared to 106 degrees Fahrenheit ...

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Tokyo cherry trees in full bloom earlier than usual amid warm weather  Kyodo News Plus

Cherry trees came into full bloom in central Tokyo on March 27, earlier than other cities in the country this spring amid recent warm weather.

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Typhoon Trami Strikes Japan: 4 Killed, Travel Halted  The Weather Channel

After injuring more than 50 people earlier, Typhoon Trami raked Tokyo and the rest of mainland Japan. Here's the latest.

Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Threatened Pacific Bluefin Tuna Sells for Record $3 Million in Japan  The Weather Channel

A 612-pound bluefin tuna — listed as a vulnerable species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources — was sold for a record ...

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Jongdari leaves at least 24 injured, thousands without power after slamming Japan  AccuWeather.com

Thousands lost power and two dozen people have been injured after Jongdari slammed into Japan with damaging winds and flooding rain the past several ...

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

99% of Pacific megaquake predictions likely to prove wrong: survey  Japan Today

Japanese seismologists believe that nearly 99 percent of their predictions related to massive earthquakes in the Pacific off central and western Japan are likely ...

Sun, 19 May 2019 21:33:00 GMT

Tokyo Is Boiling. Will It Be Too Hot for the 2020 Summer Olympics?  The Daily Beast

TOKYO—If they gave an award for deceptive Olympic proposals, Tokyo would win a gold medal. The recent wave of heat stroke and related deaths here make a ...

Tue, 24 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

After Tokyo's Heaviest Snow in Four Years and Coldest Temperature in 48 Years, Feet of Sea-Effect Snow Continue to Pile Up in Parts of Japan  The Weather Channel

Tokyo experienced its heaviest snowfall in four years on Monday, and other parts of Japan have seen sea-effect snow pile up through late-week. This weather ...

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Jebi sweeping through Japan as a life-threatening typhoon  AccuWeather.com

Typhoon Jebi will continue to threaten lives and property as it sweeps through Japan into Wednesday.

Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Future Typhoon Soulik to target Tokyo, eastern Japan next week  AccuWeather.com

A newly developed tropical depression is expected to become the latest typhoon to threaten Japan this season.

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Tokyo weighs daylight saving time for Olympics as heat wave incinerates weather descriptions used for 2020 Games bid  The Japan Times

President of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee Yoshiro Mori met Friday with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to discuss the possibility of introducing daylight ...

Sat, 28 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Dozens injured, thousands without power as Typhoon Trami lashes Japan  AccuWeather.com

More lives and property will be threatened as Typhoon Trami barrels across mainland Japan with destructive winds, flooding rain and an inundating storm surge ...

Sun, 30 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Coldest air mass ever recorded in Hokkaido grips prefecture, with snow expected Saturday in Tokyo  The Japan Times

A cold wave caused by a mass of air at record-low temperatures gripped Hokkaido on Friday, causing traffic disruption across the island. As temperatures pl.

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Jongdari is nearly a typhoon and is closing in on overheated and flood-ravaged Japan  Washington Post

Japan can't catch a break. On the heels of a historic heat wave and extreme flooding that have killed hundreds, tropical cyclone Jongdari is expected to run into ...

Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Typhoon Cimaron Becomes Japan's Second Typhoon Strike This Week While Soulik Moves Into South Korea  The Weather Channel

Typhoon Cimaron and Tropical Storm Soulik both made landfall Thursday in Japan and South Korea, respectively, bringing winds, heavy rain and high surf.

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Tokyo’s intense summer heat forces dawn start for 2020 Olympic marathon  The Washington Post

TOKYO — The organizers of Tokyo's 2020 Olympic Games said Wednesday that they plan to change start times for the marathon and race walks to dawn to ...

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

In a Tokyo neighborhood's last sushi restaurant, a sense of loss  Reuters

"I'll have a draft," says Yasuo Fujinuma, heaving himself down at the sushi counter. He pulls a pack of cigarettes from a frayed pocket of his sweater. From the ...

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

In quake-prone Japan, attention shifts to flood risks as heavy rains increase  Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese have long been conditioned to prepare for earthquakes, but recent powerful typhoons and sudden, heavy rains have brought to ...

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Organizers of 2020 Tokyo Games admit extreme weather a major issue  Japan Today

Organizers of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo admitted Thursday that the threat posed by extreme weather was a "major issue" as they updated National ...

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Tokyo shrine that is a weather vane whether it rains or shines:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

In 1944, with the war turning against Japan, officers attached to the Imperial Japanese Army's weather department in Tokyo's Suginami Ward decided to build a ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Birhanu Legese overcomes wet conditions to win Tokyo Marathon  The Japan Times

Ethiopia's Birhanu Legese hit the pavement in arguably the worst conditions in the 13-year history of the Tokyo Marathon and performed as if the weather wa.

Sun, 03 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

AccuWeather's Asia winter forecast for the 2018-2019 season  AccuWeather.com

An active storm track will bring several opportunities for rain and mountain snow to the Middle East, as well as parts of China and Japan during the winter of ...

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Shanshan to threaten Japan with flooding, damaging winds through late week  AccuWeather.com

Shanshan could just sideswipe Japan, with flooding, damaging winds and rough seas expected for much of the area.

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Fukushima Nuclear Plant's Treated Water Is Still Radioactive  The Weather Channel

Here's what they'll need to do before the water can be released into the ocean.

Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Japan upgrades downpour forecasts before Tokyo 2020 - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

With an eye on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Japanese researchers are developing a new system to accurately forecast torrential downpours 30 minutes before ...

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Japan's deadly heat wave declared a natural disaster as death toll continues to rise  AccuWeather.com

The deadly heat will continue across Japan through at least Thursday, following the hottest day on record in Japan. The highest temperature ever recorded by ...

Tue, 24 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Japan's cherry blossoms blooming in fall after extreme weather  Quartz

Cherry blossom season is traditionally a time of picnics, picture-taking, and delight. But it's not supposed to happen in fall.

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Typhoon Shanshan spares most of Tokyo, and commuters, as it crawls north off Pacific coast  The Japan Times

Typhoon Shanshan slowly moved northward off the Pacific coast of Japan on Thursday after mostly missing Tokyo, with the weather agency now warning of ...

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

How Japan predicts the dates for its 2019 cherry blossom season  Quartz

Each spring, Japan celebrates the season of cherry blossoms, or “sakura.” Viewing parties and picnics underneath the pale-pink trees are a national pastime, ...

Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Giant 600 pound tuna sells for record $3 million at Tokyo market  Alabama's News Leader

TOKYO (AP) — A 612-pound (278-kilogram) bluefin tuna sold for a record 333.6 million yen ($3 million) in the first auction of 2019, after Tokyo's famed Tsukiji ...

Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Police arrest driver after van slams into Tokyo crowd, injuring 8  WSB Radio

TOKYO - UPDATE 11:30 p.m. EST Jan. 1: Tokyo Metropolitian police told The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity that suspect Kazuhiro Kusakabe, ...

Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

How earthquake early alert warnings work and protect millions of lives  AccuWeather.com

As earthquakes shake regions and cause massive, unpredictable destruction, an early warning system that provides a precious few seconds of alert can be a ...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Weather agency warns of heavy snowfall across Japan as cold air masses approach; two deaths reported  The Japan Times

Heavy snowfall is expected across Japan over the weekend as the weather agency issued a warning Friday for many regions on the Sea of Japan coast as well ...

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Tuna sells for record $3 million at Tokyo fish market  The Weather Network

The owner of a Japanese sushi restaurant chain on Saturday set a record by paying more than $3 million for a bluefin tuna in the year's first auction at Tokyo's ...

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Japan hit by worst weather disaster in decades: Why did so many die?  Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Torrential rains unleashed floods and set off landslides in western Japan last week, killing at least 176 people, forcing millions to evacuate ...

Tue, 10 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Cherry blossoms in Japan are predicted to arrive earlier than usual again in 2019  The Japan Times

Although some parts of Japan have yet to see this year's first snowfall, experts say they already know when spring will come. Residents of Kochi Prefecture.

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Typhoon Trami Struck Japan With High Winds and Flooding Rain (RECAP)  The Weather Channel

Typhoon Trami hammered Japan's Ryukyu Islands, including Okinawa, before making landfall in southern mainland Japan during the final weekend of ...

Sun, 30 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The surprising benefits of exercising in cold weather  Quartz

The World Health Organization (WHO) keeps tabs on every country's HALE rating, which stands for “healthy life expectancy at birth.” HALE is a measure of how ...

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Japan's Floods, Heatwave Kill More Than 300 in July  Bloomberg

Tokyo (AP) -- More than 300 people died in July from weather-related disasters in one of Japan's deadliest months in recent years.

Mon, 30 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Japan set for average-to-warmer weather in January-March  Reuters

Japan is expected to experience average-to-warmer weather between January and March, 2019.

Tue, 25 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Japan under siege: First came its worst typhoon in 25 years, then deadly landslides  The Washington Post

Japan has faced an onslaught of natural disasters this year, which seem unrelenting. A double-whammy struck this week, Typhoon Jebi and ...

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Olympic heat wave fears: What steps can Tokyo take?  The Japan Times

Japan has become well-known for its omotenashi (hospitality), with the concept being part of Tokyo's pitch when it bid to host the 2020 Olympics. But this.

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Japanese weather observatories shift to forecasting snow over shorter spans  The Japan Times

Weather observatories are shifting toward providing snow forecasts for shorter time frames, hoping to better accommodate sudden weather changes and ...

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Japan Is the Latest Country to Break a Heat Record  Gizmodo

A record-setting heat wave is the latest weather catastrophe to beset Japan. On Sunday, a weather station outside Tokyo reached the hottest temperature ever ...

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

PM Weather Forecast Temperatures Heating Up  NBC Southern California

Temperatures will enter the high 60s and mid 70s by the weekend. David Biggar has your First Alert Forecast Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Hawaii's first massive All Nippon Airways Airbus A380 flies into Honolulu from Tokyo  KITV Honolulu

With the launch of the A380 HONU, ANA plans to double the number of seats connecting Honolulu with Tokyo by 2020.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:46:15 GMT

Cherry blossoms forecasted to bloom early in Tokyo and Japan in 2019  Time Out

[UPDATE, Feb 27] The dates have been changed to reflect the latest forecast as released by the Japan Meteorological Corporation. *** It may still be winter bu.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Tokyo records lowest temperature in 48 years, prompting rare warning from weather agency  The Japan Times

As cold air blanketed wide areas of the nation on Thursday morning, the mercury in central Tokyo fell to a low of minus 4 degrees Celsius, the capital's lowest ...

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Cold wave grips Hokkaido  Japan Today

A cold wave brought by an air mass of record-low temperatures gripped Hokkaido on Friday, causing traffic disruptions on the northernmost Japanese mainland.

Sat, 09 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Weather agency starts development of AI to predict wind events  Japan Today

The Japan Meteorological Agency's research arm recently began developing an artificial intelligence-based system to predict high-wind events severe enough ...

Sun, 17 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Photos: Heaviest snowstorm in years cuts power, delays travel in Tokyo  AccuWeather.com

A snowstorm hit Tokyo on Monday, dropping up to 23 cm (9 inches) of snow on downtown Tokyo, the most snow that the city has seen since 2014.

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Ethiopia's Birhanu Legese wins Tokyo marathon  africanews

Ethiopian Birhanu Legese cruised to victory at the Tokyo marathon on Sunday, winning in a time of two hours, four minutes and 48 seconds in miserable ...

Sun, 03 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Nagasaki observes first cherry blooms of season in Japan  The Japan Times

Cherry trees came into bloom Wednesday in Nagasaki Prefecture, marking the first blooming of the Somei-Yoshino variety to be recorded in Japan this spring,

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

More than 80 injured in Japan ferry accident  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

TOKYO (AP) — A ferry collided with what apparently was a marine animal off a Japanese island on Saturday, injuring more than 80 people, local media reported ...

Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Category 5 Super Typhoon Jebi is the planet’s strongest storm of 2018 so far  Washington Post

Super Typhoon Jebi, churning across the western Pacific Ocean, is the strongest storm observed on the planet so far in 2018. Although it has leveled off from its ...

Fri, 31 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

You Need To Visit Nikko To See The Best Of Japan  Forbes

The next time you visit Japan, plan to spend time north of Tokyo in the Tochigi Prefecture, where you will enjoy national forests, waterfalls, important World ...

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Heatwave blankets Japan, kills 14 people over long weekend  Reuters UK

An intense heatwave killed at least 14 people over a three-day long weekend in Japan, media reported on Tuesday, and high temperatures hampered the ...

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

AM Forecast: Nice Weather  NBC Southern California

Southern California gets a dose of nice weather. Belen de Leon has the First Alert Forecast for Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019.

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Wildfires, Record Heat Made Worse by Climate Change, Science Says  The Weather Channel

Record-setting heat, raging wildfires and flooding are part of summer — but it's all being made worse by human-caused climate change, scientists say.

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Heatstroke death toll tops 100 in Tokyo  The Japan Times

The heatstroke death toll has topped 100 in Tokyo's 23 wards this year for the first time in three years, officials at the metropolitan government's medica.

Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Heavy Snow in Japan  kwwl.com

Parts of Japan had their heaviest snow of the season along the Sea of Japan coast last night, according to NBC News. Some parts had 25-40 inches of snow.

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Why the Summer Olympics are held in July, August despite heat  Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - A heat wave scorching Japan is raising questions about timing the Tokyo 2020 Olympics during July and August, typically the annual peak ...

Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Cimaron slams into mainland Japan with flooding rain, damaging winds  AccuWeather.com

After making landfall in western Japan, Severe Tropical Storm Cimaron is taking aim at northern Japan to end the week.

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

At least 49 killed, 48 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan  Reuters India

Forty nine people have been killed and 48 are unaccounted for in western and central Japan as torrential rain pounds the area, public broadcaster NHK said on ...

Fri, 06 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Pollen season predicted to arrive in mid-February across much of Japan  The Japan Times

If you suffer from pollen allergies and live in eastern or western Japan, forecasters recommend starting treatment as soon as possible. This spring's polle.

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Heavy downpours to produce significant flood threat across Japan into Saturday  AccuWeather.com

In the wake of Typhoon Prapiroon, frequent, heavy downpours will continue to inundate a large portion of Japan, increasing the threat of flooding.

Fri, 06 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Visitors to Sapporo Snow Festival hit record 2.74 million thanks to weather and Chinese New Year tourists  The Japan Times

The annual Sapporo Snow Festival, one of the nation's largest winter events, attracted a record-high 2.74 million visitors thanks to good weather and an in.

Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Japan's heat wave drives up food prices, prison inmate dies  Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Vegetable prices in Japan are spiking as much as 65 percent in the grip of a grueling heat wave, which drove temperatures on Wednesday to ...

Wed, 25 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

When The Weather Is Extreme, Is Climate Change To Blame?  NPR

While it's difficult to attribute individual events to climate change, scientists say global warming makes extreme weather more common.

Sun, 29 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Tropical Storm Leepi to persist over Japan, South Korea into Wednesday night  AccuWeather.com

The tropics remain full of life in the West Pacific as Tropical Storm Leepi takes aim at southern Japan and South Korea into Wednesday night.

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Typhoon Soulik to threaten Japan into Thursday  AccuWeather.com

Residents of southern Japan are bracing for Typhoon Soulik to pose serious threats to lives and property into Thursday.

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Tokyo House in Youngstown to close  WFMJ

Longtime Japanese restaurant Tokyo House is closing its doors.

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Cherry blossom trees bloom early in Japan, recent typhoons may be to blame  AccuWeather.com

Japan has already seen seven typhoons this season, causing the season to experience an unexpected sight as cherry blossoms bloom early.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Japan records hottest day in 5 years following historic flooding  AccuWeather.com

A grueling heat wave caused at least 14 deaths across Japan since Saturday, and the dangerous conditions are not forecast to subside through the duration of ...

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

This Is the Future of Hot-Weather Marathoning  Outside

Participants in this year's Boston Marathon may beg to differ, but there's no greater impediment to running success than hot weather. Last November, the New ...

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Typhoon Lan Makes Landfall, Lashes Japan With 100+ MPH Winds  The Weather Channel

Powerful Typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan early Monday local time, lashing the country's main island of Honshu with winds moving up to 105 mph. Injuries ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Two Tokyo wards to allow female students to wear pants for school uniform  The Japan Times

Starting in April, Tokyo's Nakano Ward will allow female students at all municipal junior high schools to choose pants as part of their uniform, and Setagaya Ward ...

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Where to Chase Cherry Blossoms This Spring  Newsweek

Japan's prime for these pretty petals, but there are many other locales to see the lush blossoms that usher in spring.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

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