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Japan Offers Hands-Free Travel for Foreign Tourists

Sagawa and Yamato are two leading door-to-door parcel movers sharing 80% of the industry.

October 18, 2015 at 7:13 pm

Japan Prime Minister Abe is Not Attending Yasukuni Shrine Ahead of Summit with South Korea and China

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has made a ritual offering to Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on Saturday.

October 17, 2015 at 8:18 pm

Japan Reactivated 2nd Nuclear Power Reactor

Kyushu Electric Power cooperation has reactivated the second nuclear power reactor at its Sendai nuclear power plant in Kagoshima prefecture on October 15.

October 17, 2015 at 8:01 pm

Can't Climb Mt. Fuji Anymore?

Everybody knows Mt. Fuji and lucky ones have climbed it to see that gorgeous sunrise at the summit. Well, don't be too sure that you can climb anytime.

October 16, 2015 at 9:21 pm

New Logo of Tokyo Copied Again?

Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe has revealed the new logo of Japanese capital at a press conference held in Tokyo on Friday 9th of October.

October 15, 2015 at 2:16 pm

Tokyo Ranked 4th Best City in The World

Tokyo has ranked 4th best city of the world in the Global Power City Index 2015.

October 15, 2015 at 1:22 pm

Tokyo and London Become Friendship Cities

Tokyo Governor, Yoichi Masuzoe and London's Mayor Boris Johnson has signed a friendship agreement between their cities on Wednesday.

October 15, 2015 at 1:08 am

Thai Tourists Favor Saga - "Least Likely Place to Visit"

Now, this seemingly least attractive prefecture of all is crowded with tourists from Thailand.

October 14, 2015 at 2:44 pm

Brain Dead 6-Year-Old Boy Save 3 Lives in Japan

A 6-year-boy was declared brain dead at a hospital in Chiba, Japan October 12 and his heart was taken out, transported to Tokyo University Hospital on October 13 morning and transplanted in a 10-year-old boy.

October 13, 2015 at 10:33 pm

Onaga gov Revokes Approval for U.S. Base Relocation in Okinawa

Okinawa Government Takeshi Onaga has officially revoked the approval of relocating a U.S. army base within Okinawa prefecture.

October 13, 2015 at 8:01 pm

Japan May Suspend Contribution to UNESCO

Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga suggested in a press interview on the October 13 morning that Japan might consider suspending contributions to UNESCO on account of the organization's memory of the world register of China's unilateral document on Nanjing.

October 13, 2015 at 11:52 am

3 People Killed in Fire of Maid Cafe in Japan

Three people were killed in a fire on Thursday night that burned down a two-story building housing a maid cafe in Hiroshima, police said Friday.

October 12, 2015 at 2:25 pm

"Ninja Council" to Boost Tourism to Japan

Ninja is for nin+ja, nin meaning "bear" as in "to bear pain", and ja meaning "person" to denote "person bearing whatever behind the scene".

October 11, 2015 at 6:37 pm

Toji Temple's Hundred-Box Old Documents Registered Memory of the World

"Toji Hyakugo Monjo (Toji Temple Hundred-Box Old Documents)" as it is called is a set of 25,000 thousand pieces of ancient documents accumulated over about 1,000 years from 8th century down to 18th century.

October 11, 2015 at 5:35 pm

Scam and Victim Reported with Japan’s New My Number

Numbers of scam have been reported with the establishment of the new system. My Number is a 12 digit numbers given for all individuals in Japan for many uses, but it has been abused by fraudsters.

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