Category Archives: 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Run or wait? Koike faces dilemma ahead of Oct 22 election

Run or wait? Koike faces dilemma ahead of Oct 22 election

Run or wait? Koike faces dilemma ahead of Oct 22 election Tokyo Gov Yuriko Koike has made no secret of her desire to be Japan’s first female prime minister –…

'King Kohei' aiming for 7th gold at artistics gymnastics worlds

‘King Kohei’ aiming for 7th gold at artistics gymnastics worlds

‘King Kohei’ aiming for 7th gold at artistics gymnastics worlds Japanese superstar Kohei Uchimura is on the threshold of a place in history as he eyes more gold medal glory…

Trump tells Tillerson that negotiating with N Korea a waste of time

Trump tells Tillerson that negotiating with N Korea a waste of time

Trump tells Tillerson that negotiating with N Korea a waste of time U.S. President Donald Trump said negotiating with North Korea over its nuclear program would be a waste of…

Abe faces new challenge as he calls snap election

Abe faces new challenge as he calls snap election

Abe faces new challenge as he calls snap election A surge of popularity for a freshly minted opposition party in Japan is making Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s decision to call…

Japan to test higher speed limit on expressway from Nov.

Japan to test higher speed limit on expressway from Nov.

Japan to test higher speed limit on expressway from Nov. Japan’s National Police Agency said Thursday that it will raise the speed limit in a section of the Shin Tomei…

Radioactive water may have been leaking from Fukushima reactor buildings since April: Tepco

Radioactive water may have been leaking from Fukushima reactor buildings since April: Tepco

Radioactive water may have been leaking from Fukushima reactor buildings since April: Tepco Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. said it is still unknown, due to a problem with monitoring…

Dire shortfall of social security funds

Dire shortfall of social security funds

Dire shortfall of social security funds If Abe’s plan is realized, the new spending blueprint is expected to accelerate moves for “human resources development,” such as by making preschool education…

The method to save a seat in Japan shows how awesomely safe the country is【Video】

The method to save a seat in Japan shows how awesomely safe the country is【Video】

The method to save a seat in Japan shows how awesomely safe the country is【Video】 Last weekend, my wife and I went to check out Tokyo’s new life-size Gundam statue,…

Saury a day keeps the depression at bay: research

Saury a day keeps the depression at bay: research People who often eat fish, including so-called blue-backed fish such as saury, face a lower risk of suffering depression than those…

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…