TOKYO (AP) - Global shares were mostly higher Monday, ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate and a national holiday in China later in the week. ...
Yuri Kageyama. Washington Times. Mon, 28 Sep 2020 03:07:12 -0400.
TOKYO (AP) - Asian shares were mostly higher in muted trading Monday, ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate and a national holiday in China later in the week. ...
Yuri Kageyama. Washington Times. Mon, 28 Sep 2020 00:03:44 -0400.
George Nakashima would become a superstar. One in a million artists become household names, Nakashima became one as a furniture maker. Unusual in the extreme.
By Chadd Scott, Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 27 Sep 2020 20:12:35 -0400.
The 113-year-old merry-go-round, which arrived in Tokyo after stints in Germany and Coney Island, is now in storage, its fate uncertain in a country that tends to preserve only the very old.
Motoko Rich and Hikari Hida. New York Times. Sat, 26 Sep 2020 09:00:28 +0000.
The Cox Plate won't be going back to Japan this year, but Australia's hopes of keeping it out of the hands of the internationals was bolstered on Saturday.
Damien Ractliffe. Sydney Morning Herald. Sat, 26 Sep 2020 17:56:55 +1000.
The owners of the animals live in Chiba, eastern Japan, and told Bored Panda that they already owned their three dogs when they decided to get the cat, named Kiki.
Daily Mail. Sat, 26 Sep 2020 08:05:55 +0100.
Molly Seidel has stopped trying to outrun OCD, depression and anxiety. She has taken control of her story and is preparing for the London Marathon -- and eventually the Tokyo Olympics.
ESPN. Fri, 25 Sep 2020 10:50:18 EST.
It is well understood that mortality rates increase with age. Whether you live in Tokyo, rural Tennessee or the forests of Papua, New Guinea, the older you are, the more likely you are to succumb to any number of different ailments.
Science Daily. Mon, 21 Sep 2020 17:04:51 EDT.
Families of 39 Filipino crewmen who were aboard a cattle ship that sank during a typhoon are pleading for a search to continue and to expand into uninhabited islands and nearby waters, two weeks after their vessel capsized off Japan. ...
Yahoo. Wed, 16 Sep 2020 07:14:17 -0400.
Japan's Parliament elected Yoshihide Suga as Prime Minister today, replacing long-serving leader Shinzo Abe with his right-hand man.Suga had been chosen as leader of the ruling party on Monday, virtually assuring he would ...
New Zealand Herald. Wed, 16 Sep 2020 17:48:53 +1200.
The Japanese operator of a ship that leaked oil off the Mauritius coast pledged Friday to pay at least $9.4 million to help fix damage caused by the spill. ...
AfricaNews. Sat, 12 Sep 2020 06:51:04 +0000.
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Facts About Japan
Japan, an island state off the east coast of Asia, is governed as a
constitutional monarchy. Its capital city is Tokyo; its second
largest city is Osaka. Japan's national currency is the Yen.
In 2007, Japan's estimated population was 127,433,000, and Japanese is
the primary language spoken in Japan.
For more news and information about Japan, visit this official
Japanese government website. For detailed maps of Japan, visit
this Japan map website.
Click on the small Japan map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Japan.