TOKYO (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy destroyer that sailed near Chinese-claimed islands in South China Sea last week was under orders from the Third Fleet headquarters in San Diego, a first aimed at bolstering U.S. maritime power in the region, two sources said.
After a short but successful Kickstarter, a Japanese 3D printing company is set to bring the Tokyo city skylines to your coffee table in this 100-piece printed puzzle.
Tokyo (AFP) – After making a splash on the tiny, honeymoon island of Guam, English coach Gary White is already proving a hit in the cut-throat world of Chinese football. The 42-year-old, who left the palm-fringed Pacific island to manage...Show More Summary
TOKYO (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte softened his remarks about a "separation" from long-time ally the United States on the eve of a visit to Japan, a country worried about Manila's apparent pivot away from Washington and towards China.
Women trying to overturn a century-old law that requires married couples to use one surname, almost always the husband’s, are getting no help from judges.
The Little Tokyo eatery may be known for their novel takes on Vietnamese dishes, but their selection of cocktails and wines deserve your attention too. [ more › ]
In bustling Tokyo there is an alchemist's dream: thousands of pigments with names like "Autumn Mystery" and "Luxury Twinkle" line the neat, airy bamboo shelves of a store called PIGMENT. Pigment is dry concentrated color dust used to give fabric, ink, plastics, and, of course, paint their hue. Show More Summary
Last week, BAPE announced its second collaborative line with Coca-Cola to a very warranted amount of extreme hype. To commemorate the return, BAPE has opened a Tokyo pop-up shop carrying all the new goods that are open this week only. Suffice to say, the retail space itself is every bit as exciting as the wares within. For […]
Former Alexander McQueen and Galliano designer Anne Sofie Madsen might be Danish, but that didn’t stop her from venturing to Tokyo to unveil her SS17 collection at the Japanese capital’s fashion week. For SS17, Madsen went in hard on corseted detailing — she had strung-together trenches, field shirts and traditional corset tops, with a largely […]
With Tokyo Fashion Week in full swing, Highsnobiety‘s globe-trotting squad of photographers drops a set of street style from the Japanese capital. Rather than focus on the outfits on show, though, this set is all about the sneakers. Unsurprisingly, Tokyo’s fashionistas stepped out in a next-level array of kicks, with coveted adidas releases sitting alongside rare […]
Highsnobiety‘s globe-trotting street style extravaganza rolls on to Tokyo, with a first installment of snaps from the city’s fashion week. Japan being the world’s capital of mind-bending style, it’s hardly surprising that the outfits on display during Tokyo Fashion Week are next-level. Included in the lineup are a duo of comically oversized Raf Simons knits from […]
n August 24, NYK president Tadaaki Naito, NYK executive officers, and a group of six vessel captains and chief engineers held a meeting at NYK headquarters in Tokyo to openly exchange opinions about the safe operation of vessels that NYK is managing and operating.
Kyle Mizokami Security, Asia The future is amphibious. For decades, Tokyo’s plans to defend the homeland were frozen in amber. During the Cold War it was assumed, that in the event of war the Soviet Union would invade the northern one-third of the country. Show More Summary
[International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach answers questions regarding the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games after talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe./ Source: Yonhap News] By Um Soo-ah, Tokyo correspondent, AsiaToday - It seems Olympic events will take place in Fukushima. Show More Summary
A sign of the times in more ways than one?
The first woman to climb Mount Everest has died. Junko Tabei passed away from cancer Thursday in a hospital near Tokyo. The mountaineer was 77 years old. Tabei was a nearly lifelong climber — according to Japanese news outlet NHK, she began climbing after graduating from university. Show More Summary
One person was confirmed dead and three injured in a series of explosions in a parking lot and nearby park on Sunday morning in Utsunomiya, Japan.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Several explosions went off in on Sunday in two locations near a park in the Japanese city of Utsunomiya, killing one person and injuring three, state broadcaster NHK reported.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Several explosions went off on Sunday in two locations near a park in the Japan ese city of Utsunomiya, killing one person and injuring three, state broadcaster NHK reported. The cause of the blasts was not known, NHK said. Show More Summary
Tokyo may be the style capital of Asia, but with South Korea and China snapping at its heels and Japan’s most iconic brands rooted in Europe, the city is being urged to haul its fashion week into the big leagues. Given that the fashionably messianic (and thoroughly Japanese) Rei Kawakubo is the focus of the … Continued