Latest News for: Tokyo citizen


US to step in if PLA strikes: ex-Japan officer

Taipei Times 15 Jun 2024
Despite the constraints of Japan’s pacifist constitution, Taipei and Tokyo can collaborate on many security matters, such as making better arrangements for the safety of Japanese citizens in Taiwan during a military conflict, he said.

Little Tokyo in L.A. listed as endangered but hanging in there

Asahi News 14 Jun 2024
LOS ANGELES--It was business as usual on a recent weekend in the heart of Little Tokyo here, which was crowded with many U.S. citizens, who were mostly seeking Japanese food ... is located in Little Tokyo.

5 activists suspected of graffiti in Tokyo's Jingu redevelopment area

Kyodo 14 Jun 2024
The redevelopment project, which will result in the loss of hundreds of trees in one of Tokyo's greenest neighborhoods, has prompted citizen groups to voice their opposition with the support of celebrities and cultural figures.

EDITORIAL: Tokyo governor’s race a bellwether for the future of national politics

Asahi News 13 Jun 2024
The poll to choose the leader of 14 million Tokyo citizens will not only be a verdict on Governor Yuriko Koike’s performance during her eight years in office but also a prognostic for the future of national politics.

From 5-time Olympian to new classes, U.S. sailing team looking for a comeback at Paris Games

Wtop 13 Jun 2024
was limited to one bronze; and in 2021 in Tokyo, another shutout for the Americans, who watched the well-funded British team overtake them on the all-time sailing medals table ... in the Tokyo Olympics, will be his crew.

Tokyo is launching a dating app where users have to verify their income and promise ...

Business Insider 06 Jun 2024
SOPA Images/Getty ImagesThe government of Tokyo is launching an app to help its citizens find love — and get married.Japan is experiencing record-low birth and marriage rates and the numbers are ...

Brad Pitt reckoned with loss of children before Shiloh dropped his last name: report

East Bay Times 04 Jun 2024
... and were raising their six children to be humanitarian-minded global citizens. Accompanied by their children, Brad Pitt and Angellina Jolie arrive at Haneda Airport in Tokyo on November 8, 2011.

S. Korea, Japan, China leaders reaffirm commitment to Korean Peninsula peace

Kuna 27 May 2024
TOKYO, May 27 (KUNA) -- Leaders of South Korea, Japan and China reaffirmed their commitment to promote peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula during their summit in Seoul on Monday, hours after the North announced a satellite launch plan.

Japan responds to Chinese warning over Taiwan

MENA FN 26 May 2024
(MENAFN) Japan has formally protested against the Chinese ambassador to Tokyo following his recent warning that Japanese citizens could be drawn into conflict if Japan supports Taiwanese ... .

America's new Tokyo Rose

Alternet 25 May 2024
“Such an assumption would have accorded the propaganda broadcasts to our troops by ‘Tokyo Rose’ during World War II the same protection as speech by Allied commanders.” ... Tokyo Rose, it turns out, was a piker.

Morning Briefing: May 24, 2024

Anadolu Agency 24 May 2024
Addressing the Nikkei Forum in Tokyo, Anwar said such policies would allow regional governments “to champion the cause of our citizens and elevate the living conditions of our people.”.

Malaysian premier calls for forging regional economic ties amid global conflict

Anadolu Agency 23 May 2024
Anwar said ... Addressing the Nikkei Forum in the Japanese capital Tokyo, Anwar said such policies would allow regional governments “to champion the cause of our citizens and elevate the living conditions of our people.” ... ​​​​.

Neighboring cities seek assurances before Air Force Ospreys fly again in Tokyo

Stars and Stripes 20 May 2024
YOKOTA AIR BASE, JapanJapanese cities that surround this airlift hub in western Tokyo are concerned for their citizens’ safety when the Air Force resumes flying the CV-22 Ospreys stationed here ... Naval Air Systems Command grounded the aircraft ... Col ... .

Japan starts 6th ocean discharge of Fukushima nuclear-tainted wastewater despite opposition

Beijing News 18 May 2024
This photo taken on April 24, 2024 shows citizen signature documents at the Second Members' Office Building of the House of Representatives in Tokyo, Japan.

Japan banks forecast record profits, signal optimism as rates normalise

Gulf Today 15 May 2024
Visitors are seen at the headquarters of Bank of Japan in Tokyo, Japan ... and the weak yen,” said Graeme Knowd, a veteran banks analyst who now heads Tokyo-based consulting firm Knowd Advisory.