Category Archives: Current Affairs

No success story for Tokyo in hosting 2020 Games: economist

No success story for Tokyo in hosting 2020 Games: economist   Tokyo will not benefit long term from hosting the 2020 Olympics — contrary to the hopes and prayers of…

U.S. detects signs of new N Korean missile test

U.S. detects signs of new N Korean missile test

U.S. detects signs of new N Korean missile test The Pentagon has picked up signs that North Korea is prepping for another missile test, a U.S. defense official said Tuesday,…

Electronic device checks launched by Japanese airlines amid tightened security

Electronic device checks launched by Japanese airlines amid tightened security Major Japanese airlines on Tuesday began implementing tighter airport security measures on U.S.-bound passengers, checking for explosives planted in personal…

Japan says time for pressure, not dialogue with N.Korea

Japan says time for pressure, not dialogue with N.Korea

Japan says time for pressure, not dialogue with N.Korea Japan on Monday downplayed South Korea’s offer to hold military talks with North Korea, saying the priority should be piling pressure…

Nuclear plant must release contaminated water

Nuclear plant must release contaminated water

Nuclear plant must release contaminated water The new chairman of Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) says the utility needs to stop dragging its feet on plans to dump massive amounts…

Honda Fit and Weekly Shonen Jump magazine create stunning Japanese itasha manga car【Pics】

Honda Fit and Weekly Shonen Jump magazine create stunning Japanese itasha manga car【Pics】

Honda Fit and Weekly Shonen Jump magazine create stunning Japanese itasha manga car【Pics】 “Itasha” (literally, “painful cars”) don’t have to look painful at all when done by the right pros!…

Japan, S Korea, U.S. demand greater Chinese effort on N Korea

Japan, S Korea, U.S. demand greater Chinese effort on N Korea

Japan, S Korea, U.S. demand greater Chinese effort on N Korea Japan, the United States and South Korea agreed on Thursday to push for China to play a larger role…

Rescue efforts continue as heavy rain kills 6 in southwestern Japan

Rescue efforts continue as heavy rain kills 6 in southwestern Japan

Rescue efforts continue as heavy rain kills 6 in southwestern Japan Search and rescue operations continued Thursday as torrential rain devastated Japan’s southwestern main island of Kyushu, leaving six dead…

Abe vulnerable but who can succeed him?

Abe vulnerable but who can succeed him?

Abe vulnerable but who can succeed him? Abe surged back to power in 2012, pledging to revive the stale economy and bolster defense. He has led his ruling bloc to…

N Korea vows more 'gift packages' of missile tests for U.S.

N Korea vows more ‘gift packages’ of missile tests for U.S.

N Korea vows more ‘gift packages’ of missile tests for U.S. Click here to view original web page at japantoday.com Grinning broadly, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delighted in…