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In Sports
February 7, 2018 11:21 am gmt |
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Pyeongchang 2018 may not have started yet, but organisers of the next landmark Olympic Games are already learning the rigours of hosting a major sporting event. Tokyo will host the next summer games in 2020 and the organising committee has sent a large delegation to near-neighbours South Korea to lea...
In jappan
January 18, 2018 3:51 am gmt |
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Japan’s space agency on Thursday (January 18) successfully launched a solid fuel rocket named Epsilon-3, the third of its type and the latest in Tokyo’s effort to stay competitive in an industry that has robust growth potential and strong security implications. The 24-meter (78 feet)-long...
In Olympic
September 15, 2017 11:20 am gmt |
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Domestic sponsorship for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has so far reached a record $2.8 billion, the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday (September 13), an amount almost three times as much as in previous summer Games. John Coates, the IOC’s head of the Tokyo Games coordination commissi...
In Canada
May 23, 2016 10:42 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau arrived in Tokyo on Monday (May 23), few days ahead of the Group of Seven Industrialised nations leaders’ later this week. Trudeau, who received a red carpet and honour guard treatment at the airport upon his arrival, i...
In Sports
May 13, 2016 10:52 am gmt |
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Japan’s top government spokesman said on Thursday (May 12) that Tokyo’s campaign to host the 2020 Olympics had been clean. He made the comment after a media report alleged a 1.3 million euro payment was made by the winning Tokyo Olympic bid. “I’m not aware of this at all. The ...
In World
April 20, 2016 7:53 am gmt |
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The President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, spoke at an investment seminar held at a downtown Tokyo hotel on Tuesday (April 19) stressing the country’s efforts to fight for transparency in preventing financial corruption, as his country came under the spotlight in the wake of revelations arisi...
In Asia
December 8, 2015 10:07 am gmt |
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Japan launched a government unit to collect intelligence on Tuesday (December 8) in a push to strengthen the nation’s anti-terrorism capabilities in the wake of the Paris attacks. The Counterterrorism Unit-Japan, set under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will have about 40 personnel in Tokyo a...
In Asia
September 11, 2015 8:10 am gmt |
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Singapore conducts its general election, today (Friday). The Singaporeans are eagerly participate in the voting process and around 832 polling stations have been set this time. The polling stations were opened at 8.00 am and will last at 8.00 pm today. This time, 2.45 million people are eligible to c...
In World
August 24, 2015 11:18 am gmt |
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A large fire has broken out at a steel plant near Haneda airport south of the Japanese capital, Tokyo. There have been no reports of injuries, say Japanese officials. Footage showed a massive plume of smoke rising from the scene in the city of Kawasaki and flames burning along the length of a buildin...
In Asia
July 7, 2015 6:03 am gmt |
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The world’s oldest man, Japanese super-centenarian Sakari Momoi, has died in Tokyo at the age of 112. The former high school principal and father of five children died of kidney failure in a care facility on Sunday. He had been named the oldest man by Guinness World Records in August. In April ...
In Canada
May 12, 2015 5:19 am gmt |
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The baby born on an Air Canada flight somewhere over the Pacific Ocean was a complete surprise to her B.C. parents. Ada Guan, 23, delivered her baby with the help of three doctors aboard the plane. She was travelling from Calgary to Tokyo with her boyfriend, Wesley Branch. Branch’s parents Sand...
In America
April 23, 2015 7:00 am gmt |
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Now the chief baking officer and executive vice president of operations at Magnolia Bakery is busy with hiring and training new bakers to develop innovative pastries. This summer, New Yorkers with a sweet tooth visit bakeries around the city to get their hands on a trendy summer dessert. While some b...