Thu, 28 Jun 2018 01:00
Hazard map shows high quake risks in northern Japan
The probability of a major earthquake occurring within the next 30 years has increased significantly in eastern Hokkaido, including Kushiro and Nemuro, according to a new seismic hazard map released by a Japanese Government committee.
Sat, 24 Feb 2018 19:28
Goalscorer Teerasil makes history in Japan
Teerasil Dangda became the first Thai player to score in Japan’s J-League One yesterday, his goal giving Sanfrecce Hiroshima a 1-0 victory over Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo in their season-opening game in Hiroshima.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:36
Springtime treats at Elements
Executive chef Antony Scholtmeyer of the Michelin-starred Element restaurant is all set to welcome the spring with seasonal treats prepared from fresh ingredients from Hokkaido that will be available from March 1 to April 28.
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:43
Thai ice carvers triumph again in Hokkaido
A depiction in ice of traditional Thai cockfighting (kai chon) won a team of Thai ice sculptors the grand prize at the 45th International Snow Sculpture Contest in Japan this week.
Thu, 25 Jan 2018 10:25
Wrapped up in snow and ice
The “2018 Snow Festival”, or “Sapporo Yuki Matsuri” as it’s known in Japanese, will be held in Hokkaido’s capital Sapporo from February 512. It is one of Japan's most popular winter events.
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:00
Best Western to open Japan inn in May
Best Western Hotels & Resorts is about to land at Hokkaido’s New Chitose Airport, planning to open an upper-midscale property nearby in May.
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 01:00
YTL Hotels, Marriott tie up again for four hotels
MALAYSIA’S YTL hotels & Properties (YTL Hotels) is partnering Marriott International Inc again to roll out four new hotels - two of which will be in Kuala Lumpur and another two in Niseko Village, Hokkaido, Japan.
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:24
Hot from Hokkaido
The very best of Hokkaido comes to town next month as the Dusit Thani Bangkok joins with Prince Hotels of Japan for the “Hokkaido Autumn Fest”.
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:09
AirAsia Japan back in the skies with Nagoya-Sapporo service
AirAsia Japan, the Japanese affiliate of Malaysia-based low-cost carrier AirAsia, is back in business with the maiden service from its main hub in Nagoya to Sapporo – the capital of Hokkaido prefecture in the north of the country.
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 01:00
N Korean missiles passing over Japan must not become routine
North Korea has fired a ballistic missile over the Japanese archipelago again. The missile flew over Hokkaido and fell into the Pacific Ocean about 2,200 kilometres east of Erimomisaki cape.
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:03
Pavilions hotels plans aspirational projects across Asia, Europe
Pavilions Hotels and Resorts, a bespoke luxury hospitality brand, has announced a major project in Niseko, an exclusive mountain destination on the Japanese island of Hokkaido.
Fri, 26 May 2017 12:00
Thais have long had a passion for Japanese food made with fish and seafood, both healthy sources of protein and Omega3 fatty acid that help to prevent and control the risk of coronary heart disease.
Sat, 13 May 2017 13:30
Four Points for Hokkaido
Marriott International brings approachable style and uncomplicated comfort to Northern Japan with the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Hakodate.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 01:00
Not a good time for Abe to seek deal with Putin over disputed islands
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to visit Moscow on April 27, seeking to deepen his country’s economic ties with Russia in an effort to resolve the two countries’ dispute over four islands off Hokkaido. His frequent meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin have helped them build familiarity, but not necessarily trust.
Sat, 01 Apr 2017 13:30
Tastes from the deep
The Elements Japanese restaurant at The Okura Prestige Bangkok welcomes the Thai summer with delectable Hokkaido Taraba king crab.