Category Archives: General Japan News

Voters express hopes and concerns as election campaigning begins

Voters express hopes and concerns as election campaigning begins

Voters express hopes and concerns as election campaigning begins Voters, including teens who will cast ballots for the first time, expressed their hopes and concerns Tuesday as official campaigning for…

Koike says now's the last chance to rein in Olympic costs

Official: Tokyo Olympic stadium worker was overworked before suicide

Official: Tokyo Olympic stadium worker was overworked before suicide The Japan labor standard office has determined the suicide of a 23-year-old man who worked at Tokyo’s new Olympic stadium construction…

Epic world solar car race begins in Australia

Epic world solar car race begins in Australia

Epic world solar car race begins in Australia SYDNEY An epic 3,000-kilometer solar car race across the desert heart of Australia designed to showcase new technology that could one day…

Graffiti found at Zenkoji Temple

Graffiti found at Zenkoji Temple

Graffiti found at Zenkoji Temple Temple officials in Nagano City reported the damage to police on Sunday. Investigators say the vandalism, which mostly consists of white crosses, was found on…

'King Kazu' wants to continue reign

‘King Kazu’ wants to continue reign

‘King Kazu’ wants to continue reign “I’m planning to play next year,” Miura told The Japan Times ahead of Yokohama FC’s second-division game against Avispa Fukuoka on Saturday. “Right now…

Green fingers: Japan sending garden-repair teams abroad

Green fingers: Japan sending garden-repair teams abroad

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Hamilton aiming to build championship lead at Japanese GP

Hamilton aiming to build championship lead at Japanese GP

Hamilton aiming to build championship lead at Japanese GP Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton can widen his lead when Formula One wraps up its Asian leg at the Japanese Grand Prix…

Elderly woman hurt leaping from burning building in Nihonbashi

Elderly woman hurt leaping from burning building in Nihonbashi

Elderly woman hurt leaping from burning building in Nihonbashi At around 11:00 a.m., the blaze erupted inside the second floor of the seven-floor building, located near Tokyo Metro’s Mitsukoshimae Station…

Honda to stop production at one Japan plant by 2022 as domestic sales stagnate

Honda to stop production at one Japan plant by 2022 as domestic sales stagnate

Honda to stop production at one Japan plant by 2022 as domestic sales stagnate Honda Motor Co said on Wednesday it plans to stop production at one of its domestic…

Halloween Afternoon Tea at the Conrad Tokyo: Spooky and elegant treats galore

Halloween Afternoon Tea at the Conrad Tokyo: Spooky and elegant treats galore

Halloween Afternoon Tea at the Conrad Tokyo: Spooky and elegant treats galore The popular afternoon tea at the Conrad Tokyo bar lounge Twenty Eight is better than ever this month…