Business Insider recently interviewed John Vail, the Chief Global Strategist and Head of the Investment Strategy Group at Nikko Asset Management. Nikko Asset Management, based in Tokyo, is one of Asia’s largest asset managers, with $176.5...Show More Summary
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Lausanne, Switzerland, January 20, 2017 – The United States’ Kerri Walsh Jennings has opened up to playing at a sixth Olympic Games at Tokyo 2020, following her bronze medal win at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with partner April Ross.
Late last year reports came out that Haneda Airport is set to undergo renovation work in preparation for a surge in flights expected around the 2020 Tokyo Olympics (apparently to include a golf driving range in a new-look Terminal 1). Show More Summary
Tokyo Police Club, Aesop Rock, D.R.A.M., Sailor Poon, Sinai Vessel, Creepoid, Alejandro Escovedo, Slick Rick and more NYC-area shows for you Friday. Continue reading…
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, speaking in parliament hours before U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office, said on Friday he wanted to further strengthen the Japan-U.S. alliance.
Tokyo, Japan, January 19, 2017 – Japan volleyball captain Saori Kimura has been honoured at the Yomiuri Shimbun’s 66th Japan Sports Awards.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday objected to mention on the Pyeongchang Olympics website of islands disputed by his country and South Korea, saying it was "unacceptable" and went against the spirit of the international competition.
Flights will be in addition to JAL’s existing service between JFK and Tokyo’s Narita airport
This one-room little workshop in an old part of Tokyo was founded just over 90 years ago. Producing handmade tatami (traditional Japanese flooring mats), it’s both a business and a part of the local community — opening, as it does, onto the area’s little shopping street. Going back to those early years, tatami was ubiquitous […]
Japan Airlines is upgrading one of its two daily New York - Tokyo flights from a Boeing 787 to a Boeing 777. That means a lot more premium cabin seats, and tons of award space. Here's business class availability for 4 passengers NewShow More Summary
These are the shots of the now abandoned Western Village Old West Amusement Park taken by Tokyo Times photographer Lee Chapman. The park, which is a few hours north of Tokyo, opened in the 70's but closed in 2006, presumably because the hosts didn't live up to consumer expectations. Show More Summary
Japan Airlines presently operates two daily flights between Tokyo and New York, though they'll be adjusting that service starting in a couple of months, which is great for award availability. It's probably easiest to explain what's changing...Show More Summary
For our latest piece of original Highsnobiety content, we headed out to Nakameguro’s blissful planes for a chat and a wander with nonnative’s Sam Fitzgerald. Here, Sam drops some specialist knowledge on the best stores, coffee shops, and yakitori joints. Of course, there’s also an up-close look at where the magic happens for the brand, as we check […]
Tokyo’s Mouse On The Keys has existed for over a decade, skirting the line between jazz, math-rock, and ambient. As high-class as that may sound, there’s a simple beauty in the trio’s music, as piano, keys, and drums coalesce into something experimental, yet wholly digestible. Show More Summary
TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese hotelier's denial of a 1937 massacre by Japanese troops in the Chinese city of Nanjing has prompted Chinese social media calls for a boycott of travel to Japan, threatening tourist arrivals days before the Lunar New Year holidays.
Mirror Gundam. Odaiba, Tokyo, Japan. By Aaron Baggett. Read more...
Tokyo - Toshiba could post a much larger loss than previously expected on its nuclear power business in the US, Japanese media reported on Thursday. Toshiba could post a loss of up to 700 billion yen (6.1 billion dollars), much more than the 500 billion yen it had predicted in late December, the Kyodo News agency reported, citing unnamed sources. Show More Summary
Takato Yamamoto was born in Akita prefecture (Japan) in 1960. After graduating from the painting department of the Tokyo Zokei University, he experimented with the Ukiyo-e Pop style. He further refined and developed that style to create his “Heisei Esthiticism” style. His first exhibition was held in Tokyo, in 1998.
By Loretta Race on SwimSwam The lighting of Tokyo 2020's Olympic cauldron may be performed by a flying car, a la 'Back To The Future.' Read the full story on SwimSwam: Flying Car May Light Tokyo 2020 Olympic Cauldron