TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to delay an increase in Japan's sales tax by two and a half years, a government official said on Sunday, as the economy sputters and Abe prepares for a national election. Abe told Finance...Show More Summary
I was in Japan 14 years ago when a friend from Hiroshima wanted to introduce me to a beloved local food. It had a funny name, a funny taste and a funny appearance. It wasn’t for me. It’s called okonomiyaki, informally referred to as the Japanese pancake. But it’s unlike any pancake you’ve had...
Hello and welcome back to Strong Style, Japanator's look at New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV. Welp, after a month-long break we are back with the big G1 Climax tournament. If you read my primer last week then you know what is going on. Show More Summary
Susie went to Japan! (Everyone needs a little vacay, right?) But along the way Susie made sure to ask the Japanese people what they think about Donald Trump. For some reason, they weren't too excited. Something about his aggression didn't sit well with them. Show More Summary
As PoliPundit quotes Communist news agency to counter Obama’s latest apology tour: The death of Japanese civilians in the Hiroshima atomic bomb attack deserves global sympathy, but the tragedy was of Japan’s own making. Its then militarist...Show More Summary
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Mythology about the rightness of dropping two atomic bombs on Japan is relevant to today’s “modernization” of the U.S. nuclear arsenal and the revving up of a new Cold War with Russia, says ex-Pentagon military analyst Chuck Spinney. By Chuck…Read more ?
Japanese car maker Honda has shown two of its future-focussed vehicles at this week’s Group of Seven (G7) Summit in Japan. Both the hydrogen-powered Honda Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle (FCV) as well as the company’s Accord Hybrid-based autonomous drive vehicle were on show at the event. The G7 event, held in the Ise-Shima region of […]
Pin it Name: Kathryn Baugher of Up to Date Interiors Location: Okinawa, Japan Size: 1500 square feet Years lived in: 1 year It takes creativity, guts and energy to turn a plain space into something spectacular, and Kathryn's done it....Show More Summary
In May, Japan will launch its first hybrid robot and phone. It works as a smartphone; easily fits in a pocket, but it can also walk, dance, talk and show pictures using its built-in laser projector.
WASHINGTON (AP) — American ships and fighter jets maneuvering across the South China Sea and the Sea of Japan represent the “new normal” in U.S.-Pacific relations despite rising tensions with China and Moscow. U.S. moves in recent months have led to angry protests from China and Russia, which contend the Obama administration is fueling unrest […]
First you cringe… then you laugh. This is perhaps the worst headline I have seen in my lifetime. NBC wanted to make Obama look like some kind of strong leader
My Delta Million Miler flight – The planning & start of the run to Japan My Delta Million Miler flight – TSA at Chicago O’Hare ORD Airport My Delta Million Miler flight – Delta 777 Delta One Business class review to Japan NRT NaritaShow More Summary
His speech at Hiroshima, site of one of the two nuclear bombs dropped by the U.S. to end the Second World War with Japan, ignored the reality facing American soldiers that the Japanese would fight until the bitter end, among other things. Photo by redlegsfan21
"But in Japan, India, Iran, South Korea, and... Russia, the smiling faces were considered significantly less intelligent.... In countries such as India, Argentina, and the Maldives, meanwhile, smiling was associated with dishonesty...."At...Show More Summary
The Japanese-born art historian Reiko Tomii is one of those researchers who is both passionate about her subjects and recognized among her peers for her meticulous mapping of the cultural-intellectual terrain from which they emerge.
On May 28, Splatoon was released in Japan one year ago. Players fell in love, got damn good , and the game became a hit. Today is May 28, and on Twitter, folks online in Japan are celebrating. Read more...
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — The survivors of the world’s first atomic bomb attack are used to hearing grand vows to rid the world of nuclear weapons. They just don’t usually come directly from the leader of the country that dropped the bomb on them in the first place. On Saturday, a day after Barack Obama […]
NAGOYA, Japan (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is sharing a push by the Group of Seven advanced industrial nations to promote inclusive growth across the globe in meetings with leaders of seven developing countries. The bilateral summit meetings with leaders of Bangladesh, Chad, Indonesia, Laos, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka and Vietnam in […]
Good morning. I'm Paul Thornton, The Times' letters editor, and it is Saturday, May 28, 2016. If you're traveling this morning for the three-day weekend, good luck navigating those Transportation Security Administration security lines. Wait times for Los Angeles International Airport can be found...