Protesters march with placards reading 'Stop TPP participation' during an anti Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade talks rally in Tokyo on May 25, 2012. Some 2,000 people rallied in Tokyo.
Tokyo governor apologizes for remarks on Istanbul
-- Tokyo's governor has apologized for making critical comments about rival candidate Istanbul in the bidding for 2020 Olympics.Naoki Inose, who is also chairman of the bid committee, was quoted in The New York Times last weekend suggesting that Istanbul is Read more »
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Moncel W Fall/Winter 2013 Collection Lookbook
this last Friday at the National Stadium in Tokyo, the Moncler W Fall/Winter 2013 Collection makes for a very interesting project with the renowned outerwear label working together with White Mountaineerings Yosuke Aizawa on this instalment. Combining elements 19 m ago from SlamXHype Read more »
Was jittery Thursday a foretaste of another global economic crash?
City bears, who warn that while last week's slide may be reversed in the days ahead, the sharp fall in share prices that spread from Tokyo to Wall Street and London was a foretaste of the reckoning that will inevitably come, once QE starts to be unwound. "This 7:07 PM from Guardian Unlimited Read more »
'Fast & Furious 6': THAT ending!
over. The credits roll…and then they stop rolling. WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD. You see a Mercedes driving through the streets of Tokyo. If you’re a fan of the franchise, you immediately recognize the significance of the Tokyo setting — and you can guess that 5:31 PM from Entertainment Weekly Read more »
Kuchikomi › Japanese warming up to public showings of erotic 'shunga' prints
Hokusai prints, tells Tokyo Shimbun that he offered materials for a shunga exhibit to more than 20 art museums and museums in Tokyo, but they all turned him down. “At the level of the curators, they all expressed interest, and in some cases the arrangements 5:30 PM from Japan Today Read more »
India ignores China, holds drills with Japan navy
exercise between the Indian Navy and the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force–JIMEX 12–was held in June 2012 off the coast of Tokyo. The next edition of the exercise is likely to be held in the Indian Ocean later this year, marking commencement of regular 4:53 PM from Deccan Herald Read more »