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Tokyo Olympics: India men's hockey team defeat Japan 5-3

This was India's fourth win of the ongoing quadrennial event. The Men In Blue will next be in action in the quarter-finals of the mega event

30 Jul 2021 5:00 PM

Olympic-bound shot putter Toor continues impressive form with 21.10m throw

Tajinder Pal Singh Toor booked an Olympic ticket last Monday with a national record throw of 21.49m during the Indian Grand Prix 4

29 Jun 2021 1:28 AM

Japan's Okinawa declares state of emergency after 'explosive spread' of COVID-19

Japan has so far escaped the worst of the epidemic, with around 35,200 infections and just over 1,000 deaths so far

01 Aug 2020 12:59 PM

Oil prices slip after OPEC, allies agree to loosen supply curbs

OPEC+ agreed on Wednesday to scale back oil production cuts from August as the global economy slowly recovers from the coronavirus pandemic

16 Jul 2020 8:53 AM

Traditional Japanese hair-dos to try this season

Easy-to-make flowers for traditional Japanese hair ornaments.

12 Dec 2019 11:42 AM

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Why young Japanese are choosing to not get married?

The same father said his eldest daughter was married but his youngest, a doctor living in the US, is single at the age of 34.

06 Dec 2019 3:34 PM

Fate of Japan's royal dynasty rests on shoulders of 13-year-old

Hisahito, 13, the lone royal male in his generation, is second in line to throne after his father Crown Prince Akishino.

18 Oct 2019 12:17 PM

Canadian man asks for paternity leave, Japan firm bullies him, makes him submit DNA test

It was the second paternity leave harassment case to be heard in Japan in recent weeks.

09 Oct 2019 1:05 PM

Typhoon left 17,000 people stranded at Tokyo airport

The airport said it delivered 2,000 bottles of water, 19,000 bags of crackers and 18,000 bed rolls to stranded passengers.

10 Sep 2019 9:45 AM

Redefining ways to market Kakigori

High-end rebrand makes life sweet for Japan's 'ice farmers'.

18 Aug 2019 1:41 PM

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Scorching heat kills 11 in Japan

As the temperature continues to rise, the agency and weather officials have warned people to take preventative measures against heatstroke.

31 Jul 2019 6:27 PM

13 dead in suspected arson attack on Japan animation studio

Police said the fierce blaze appeared to have been started deliberately but there was no immediate information on a possible motive.

18 Jul 2019 1:25 PM

Best of Tokyo for solo travellers

Solo travelling in Tokyo? Here are some things you can do.

20 Jun 2019 3:05 PM

G20 countries set to seal marine pollution deal

Plastic pollution has become an increasing concern, particularly after bans imposed by some countries on the import of plastic waste.

16 Jun 2019 6:38 PM

Japanese Princess Ayako marries commoner at shrine ceremony

The couple was shown on national news walking slowly before guests at the shrine Monday morning.

29 Oct 2018 10:41 AM

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Japan: Medical school admits to altering entrance scores to keep out women

Tokyo Medical University altered entry test results since 2000, thinking women doctors on becoming mothers would shorten or halt careers.

07 Aug 2018 4:01 PM

World's most-starred chef Joel Robuchon dead at 73

From Paris to Shanghai, his savoir-faire made French gastronomy shine and continues to inspire the next generation of chefs.

06 Aug 2018 6:45 PM

Traditional Japanese arts and craft showcased in Tokyo

A variety of these crafts are gathered across the country to be showcased through an annual exhibition in Tokyo.

24 May 2018 10:56 AM

Festival brings sunshine to scandal-hit sumo wrestling

Hard core sumo fanatics and tourists alike flocked to the event held at the Yasukuni Shrine.

17 Apr 2018 4:51 PM

Missing Monet returns home to Japan

The oil painting, around two metres long and 4.2 metres wide, was unearthed in the Louvre Museum in Paris in 2016.

27 Feb 2018 7:28 PM

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