Rugby fans visiting Japan for the World Cup are in for a treat if they use the country's bullet trains to reach the stadiums. The fleet contains some of the most advanced high-speed trains in the world.
Daily Mail. Thu, 19 Sep 2019 14:12:41 +0100.
The three ex-Tokyo Electric Power Co. executives were found not guilty of professional negligence linked to the meltdown of three of the nuclear power plant's reactors after an earthquake and tsunami.
Scott Neuman. NPR. Thu, 19 Sep 2019 03:48:00 -0400.
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's central bank opted Thursday to keep its monetary policy unchanged despite the growing signs of trouble that prompted the Federal Reserve to cut its benchmark rate. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 19 Sep 2019 01:40:13 -0400.
The Trump administration is optimistic about concluding a trade deal with Japan, which may be formally announced this month, said White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow.
Newsmax. Tue, 17 Sep 2019 19:55:00 EDT.
Roica, the premium stretch fibre brand of Japan's Asahi Kasei, has partnered with wool manufacturer Reda to launch a line of smart stretch fabrics they claim elevates premium merino wool to the highest level of sustainability.
Just Style. Tue, 17 Sep 2019 14:02:00 GMT.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 13, 2019 -- After an impactful re-launch at Winter and Summer NAMM, artists, players and fans are continuing to experience Gibson, the iconic American instrument brand, rejuvenated. ...
PR Newswire. Sat, 14 Sep 2019 00:10:00 +0000.
Lauren Bruner, one of the last four survivors of the attack on the USS Arizona by Japanese planes on Dec. 7, 1941, died Tuesday in California. He was 98.
Lucia Suarez Sang. Fox News. Fri, 13 Sep 2019 14:38:47 GMT.
Pope Francis is expected to highlight his call for nuclear disarmament, honor the small Catholic communities in each country, and maybe see his cousin.
Voice of America. Fri, 13 Sep 2019 05:00:08 -0400.
The video sees Cloud and Barrett battling the game's first boss, the Guardian Scorpion, and comes just after the Tokyo Game Show trailer revealed Don Corneo and the Turks.
Sean Keane. CNET. Thu, 12 Sep 2019 10:30:00 +0000.
Former Japanese Empress Michiko has left hospital after undergoing breast cancer surgery.
Irish Independent. Tue, 10 Sep 2019 08:27:21 +0100.
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.