Tokyo

‘Tokyo Shaking’ enacts a real-life disaster - film review

The acting, cinematography and production are highly polished, but the script seems designed to mute any real conflict.

Israeli accused of drug smuggling in Japan found dead in prison

The prisoner's defense attorney claimed that he was held in conditions that did not suit his medical state and that the High Court refused to transfer him from there despite his complaints.

By YOAV ETIEL/WALLA
13/10/2022
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'An apple a day keeps the doctor away' but chocolate can too - study

According to a Japanese study, moderation in all things - including chocolate and apples - can produce multiple health benefits.

With flowers and a gun salute, Japan bids farewell to slain Abe at state funeral

With flowers, prayers and a 19-gun salute, Japan honored slain former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday at the first state funeral for a former Prime minister in 55 years.

By REUTERS
27/09/2022

Israel's El Al to offer direct flights to Tokyo and Melbourne

Following Saudi Arabia opening its airspace, Israel’s top airline has announced that new routes to Japan and Australia are in the works.

The loss of Shinzo Abe, a Pacific titan - opinion

“To defend freedom, democracy, human rights and the rule of law” are the principles Shinzo Abe declared to stand on.

By JUDAH WAXELBAUM
13/07/2022

Japan bids farewell to assassinated former PM Shinzo Abe

Hundreds had filed into the temple on Monday evening to pay their respects to Abe, a polarizing figure who dominated politics as Japan's longest-serving premier.

By REUTERS
12/07/2022
Shinzo Abe

Mourning Abe, Japan's ruling party secures somber election win

Liberal Democratic Party led by Kishida wins elections amid assassination of Shinzo Abe

By REUTERS
11/07/2022

Opioids may be a new treatment for inflammatory disease - study

A press release from the Tokyo University of Science described the study as "an important milestone."

Japan's Joker assailant wanted to 'kill lots of people' - police

The attacker behind a stabbing and arson attack on a Tokyo train said he "wanted to kill lots of people."

By REUTERS
02/11/2021
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