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Sands, Beckham woo Japan with vision for top sports, concert venues

Sands, Beckham woo Japan with vision for top sports, concert venues

Sands, Beckham woo Japan with vision for top sports, concert venues Casino and resorts operator Las Vegas Sands deployed David Beckham and other top sports, music and entertainment figures Wednesday…

Robot takes on Olympic table tennis player at tech fair

Robot takes on Olympic table tennis player at tech fair

Robot takes on Olympic table tennis player at tech fair CHIBA A table tennis-playing robot served up a hit at a top tech fair Monday, while a barely-moving machine in…

Bubble era disco Maharaja reopens in Kyoto

Bubble era disco Maharaja reopens in Kyoto

Bubble era disco Maharaja reopens in Kyoto The nightclub aims to attract people who enjoyed the asset-inflated bubble economy, as well as foreign tourists, by making use of Gion’s position…

Japan’s “All-Alone Tent” lets you cheaply, easily set up a secret computer room inside your home

Japan’s “All-Alone Tent” lets you cheaply, easily set up a secret computer room inside your home

Japan’s “All-Alone Tent” lets you cheaply, easily set up a secret computer room inside your home Bibi Lab is a company that’s often called “crazy,” but there’s always a method…

Carmakers see promise of bonanza in eastern Europe

Carmakers see promise of bonanza in eastern Europe

Carmakers see promise of bonanza in eastern Europe As Frankfurt’s IAA auto show gets under way, European carmakers are looking to the continent’s east for growth, where increasing numbers of…

Japanese car rentals include stickers that read: 'A foreigner is driving'

Japanese car rentals include stickers that read: ‘A foreigner is driving’

Japanese car rentals include stickers that read: ‘A foreigner is driving’ Japan has been really hard at work in preparation for the Olympic Games, and a whole slew of changes…

NHK of video casts doubt on North Korean ICBM’s re-entry capabilities

North Korea confirms launch over Japan as Kim warns of more to come

North Korea confirms launch over Japan as Kim warns of more to come North Korea said Wednesday that its launch a day earlier over Japan had been of an intermediate-range…

Honda says Florida crash death last week may be linked to Takata air bag inflator

Honda says Florida crash death last week may be linked to Takata air bag inflator

Honda says Florida crash death last week may be linked to Takata air bag inflator Honda Motor Co. said on Thursday that a Takata air bag inflator ruptured in a…

Take your singing to new heights on the world’s first karaoke Ferris wheel in Tokyo

Take your singing to new heights on the world’s first karaoke Ferris wheel in Tokyo

Take your singing to new heights on the world’s first karaoke Ferris wheel in Tokyo From August 1, the world’s first “karaoke entertainment Ferris wheel” will begin operations in Tokyo….

Move over revolving sushi – Japanese cafe floats desserts to you on a beautiful river counter!

Move over revolving sushi – Japanese cafe floats desserts to you on a beautiful river counter!

Move over revolving sushi – Japanese cafe floats desserts to you on a beautiful river counter! While some traditionalists scoffed when kaitenzushi (revolving sushi) restaurants first appeared in Japan, they’ve…