• Mon, 13 May 2019 21:15
    Market for digital signage promising ahead of Games in Japan
    TOKYO - The market for digital signage is rapidly expanding. With the spread of high-speed internet and a reduction in installation costs, the electronic devices can be set up at various places consumers can easily spot.
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
    Edo-period professions come to life
    A newly discovered Hokusai painting forms the centrepiece of Tokyo exhibition
  • Sat, 11 May 2019 01:00
    Let’s speak English!
    Japan gears up to host the Tokyo Olympics next year by organising language classes all over town
  • Wed, 01 May 2019 09:48
    Japan's new Emperor Naruhito ascends Chrysanthemum Throne
    Tokyo - Japan's new Emperor Naruhito formally ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne on Wednesday, a day after his father abdicated from the world's oldest monarchy and ushered in a new imperial era.
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  • Wed, 01 May 2019 09:41
    In first speech, Japan's new emperor vows to stand with the people
    Tokyo - New Emperor Naruhito vowed Wednesday he would always stand with the Japanese people, as he prayed for world peace in his first address to the nation after ascending the Chrysanthemum Throne.
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  • Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:26
     Urgent : Man arrested over knives at Japan prince's school desk: media
    Tokyo - Japanese police on Monday arrested a 56-year-old man in connection with two paring knives found at the school desk of Prince Hisahito, grandson of Emperor Akihito, local media reported.
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  • Tue, 30 Apr 2019 13:29
     Japan's new imperial couple face heavy burden of tradition
    Tokyo - Japan's incoming emperor Crown Prince Naruhito faces the delicate task of balancing tradition within the world's oldest monarchy and his own modern values, including protecting his family from the palace's rigid rules.
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  • Sat, 27 Apr 2019 14:24
    Urgent : Knives found at Japanese prince's school desk: media
    Tokyo - Two kitchen knives have been found at the school desk of Japan's Prince Hisahito, grandson of Emperor Akihito, with security camera footage showing a suspicious man trespassing on the grounds, media reported Saturday.
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  • Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:34
    Japan's sterilised 'eugenics' victims to get payout
    Tokyo - Thousands of Japanese people -- some as young as nine -- forcibly sterilised under now-defunct eugenics laws, will receive government compensation after lawmakers passed historic legislation on Wednesday.
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  • Wed, 24 Apr 2019 01:00
    Bathing Ape and Neighborhood graphics spice up Adidas sneakers
    Adidas Original introduces a new edition of POD 3.1 and NMD STLT sneakers in collaboration with A Bathing Ape (BAPE) and Neighborhood (NBHD), two Tokyo streetwear brands have been recognised for their creative graphic designs for more than two decades.
  • Sat, 20 Apr 2019 01:00
    Strictly for the girls
    With the Tokyo Games coming up next year, an accessory firm opens a women-only capsule hotel in the Japanese capital
  • Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:00
    Cause of Thai teen’s death in Tokyo remains a mystery
    NETIZENS in Thailand and Japan yesterday reacted with shock and grief to news that a Thai teenager had been found dead after disappearing from his Tokyo hotel room two days ago.
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:01
    Thai teen found dead in Tokyo was polite, well-mannered
    Tien Sukanonsawat, a teenager who was found dead after disappearing in Tokyo on Monday, was described as well-mannered and polite. 
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 09:48
    Latest : Missing Thai boy in Japan found dead
    The mother of a Thai teenage boy who went missing in Tokyo on Monday wrote on her Facebook wall that she has found her son but that he had passed away. 
  • Tue, 16 Apr 2019 01:00
    Out-of-shape Tokyo better start training for the Olympic challenge
    Having just returned from a trip to Tokyo, I must cry wolf with the Olympics only 15 months away. The city will be subject to an onslaught of sports fans who had better be aware of the challenges lurking in this otherwise fantastic capital.
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