Category: Japan News

Tom Brady leads Patriots back to Super Bowl

Tom Brady leads Patriots back to Super Bowl

Tom Brady leads Patriots back to Super Bowl Give ’em a hand: Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are heading back to the Super Bowl.Brady shook off a hand injury and threw … ...

German SPD backs coalition talks; leader vows tough approach

German SPD backs coalition talks; leader vows tough approach

German SPD backs coalition talks; leader vows tough approach Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) voted on Sunday to begin formal coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, moving Europe’s economic powerhouse closer to a stable...

Pence arrives in Israel for delayed visit

Pence arrives in Israel for delayed visit

Pence arrives in Israel for delayed visit U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Israel on Sunday for a visit that will see him warmly welcomed by Israeli leaders but snubbed by the Palestinians,...

Kane strikes but Spurs drop points

Kane strikes but Spurs drop points

Kane strikes but Spurs drop points Harry Kane struck his 99th Premier League goal to earn Tottenham a 1-1 draw at St Mary’s on Sunday after Davinson Sanchez’s own goal had given Southampton an… ...

Turkey gave U.S. heads-up on Syria operation: Mattis

Turkey gave U.S. heads-up on Syria operation: Mattis

Turkey gave U.S. heads-up on Syria operation: Mattis Turkey gave Washington advance warning before launching an operation against U.S.-allied Syrian Kurdish forces, and Ankara has “legitimate” security concerns in the area, Defense Secretary Jim...

Deportation fears have legal immigrants avoiding health care

Deportation fears have legal immigrants avoiding health care

Deportation fears have legal immigrants avoiding health care The number of legal immigrants from Latin American nations who access public health services and enroll in federally subsidized insurance plans has dipped substantially since President...

Mexico posts highest homicide rate in decades

Mexico posts highest homicide rate in decades

Mexico posts highest homicide rate in decades Mexico posted its highest homicide rate in decades, with the government reporting Sunday there were 29,168 murders in 2017. The number is the highest since comparable records...

Egyptian sumo wrestler suspected of causing traffic accident

Egyptian sumo wrestler suspected of causing traffic accident

Egyptian sumo wrestler suspected of causing traffic accident Egyptian sumo wrestler Osunaarashi caused a traffic accident while driving a car in central Japan earlier this month, investigative sources said Sunday. Osunaarashi, who competes in...

Ferris wheel back in business

Ferris wheel back in business

Ferris wheel back in business Japanese discount retailer Don Quijote Co’s renovated Ferris wheel is seen in Osaka’s popular Dotombori shopping district on Sunday night. The Ferris wheel, which had stopped running due to a technical… ...

AI, virtual reality make inroads in tourism sector

AI, virtual reality make inroads in tourism sector

AI, virtual reality make inroads in tourism sector A hotel room automatically adjusting to the tastes of each guest, virtual reality headsets as brochures: the tourism sector is starting to embrace new technologies, hoping...

Convenience stores tap into health boom

Convenience stores tap into health boom

Convenience stores tap into health boom Convenience stores in Japan are seeking to tap into a health boom in an aging society, offering leaner meals and, in some cases, even professional nutritional advice. Lawson… ...

85-year-old man arrested for attempted murder of wife

85-year-old man arrested for attempted murder of wife

85-year-old man arrested for attempted murder of wife Police in Otaru, Hokkaido, said Sunday they have arrested an 85-year-old man on suspicion of attempting to kill his wife. According to police, the suspect, Takeo...

Pocock's return to Australian rugby delayed by operation

Pocock's return to Australian rugby delayed by operation

Pocock’s return to Australian rugby delayed by operation David Pocock’s return to Australian rugby from his year-long sabbatical will be delayed after the Wallabies loose forward had knee surgery, Super Rugby side the ACT...