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The Tokyo neighbourhood where people come to disappear

For hundreds of years people have come to Sanya in search of labouring jobs, shelter and a sense of belonging – but the area is changing fast, and its residents are strug...

The Tokyo neighbourhood where people come to disappear

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Hong Kong to press on with extradition bill despite fears people will 'disappear' Hong Kong's chief executive has promised to move forward with a controversial extradition bill that it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
08:12, 06/10/2019

More than 100 people protest in Tokyo against 2020 Olympics As Tokyo celebrated one year to go until the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday, at least 100 people gathered in the Japanese capital to protest the hosting of the Games....
16:24, 07/24/2019

Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo....
03:24, 05/28/2019

Tokyo opens Olympic rowing venue in heart of Tokyo Bay TOKYO (AP) — Organizers have opened the rowing venue for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. The venue is located in Tokyo Bay and is ready to go with the Olympics still 13 ½ months away. The major attr...
06:36, 06/16/2019

"Neighbourhood First": PM Modi On Two-Day Visit To Bhutan Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Bhutan this morning for a two-day visitwith an aim to strengthen bilateral ties with the Himalayan nation in various fields. This is PM Modi's second visit to......
08:24, 08/17/2019

"Neighbourhood First": PM Modi Leaves For Two-Day Visit To Bhutan Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning left for a two-day visit to Bhutan with an aim to strengthen bilateral ties with the Himalayan nation in various fields....
07:36, 08/17/2019

Should a notorious Buenos Aires slum become an official neighbourhood? Turning Villa 31 into a barrio will bring greater stability and prosperity, say city authorities, but the plan is stirring deep resentments about ownership and identityFor many Argentinians, especiall...
21:12, 08/07/2019

10 Killed After Plane Crashes Into Pakistan Neighbourhood: Report At least 10 people lost their lives and 12 others were injured when a small plane crashed into a residential area near in Pakistan's Rawalpindi early on Tuesday....
03:48, 07/30/2019

PM Modi Renews Push For "Neighbourhood First" At Second Oath Ceremony Prime Minister Narendra Modi's oath ceremony on Thursday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan will be attended by leaders of the BIMSTEC member countries, in line with the government's "Neighbourhood First"......
18:24, 05/27/2019

Sri Lanka, Maldives Visit Shows "Neighbourhood First" Priority: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said his visit to the Maldives and Sri Lanka beginning Saturday reflects the importance India attaches to its ''Neighbourhood First'' policy and that it will......
21:24, 06/07/2019

Peaceful Neighbourhood Pakistan's Priority, Imran Khan Tells Trump Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has told US President Donald Trump that normal ties with India will be beneficial for both the countries, asserting that a "peaceful neighbourhood" was the priority....
13:48, 07/23/2019

Bears spotted in Canmore neighbourhood prompt garbage disposal reminder Bear educational expert, De Ruyter, says bear have been seen around town already this spring because they're just coming out of hibernation, looking for an easy meal....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Family of missing mom says she would ‘never, ever, disappear’ The family of a Connecticut mom who vanished amid a bitter divorce fight says she would “never, ever, disappear” and leave her five kids. Police said they’re searching for Jennifer D...
17:12, 05/29/2019

Milkybar factory conversion in west London: legendary complex is being turned into new neighbourhood of 1,300 homes near Crossrail in Hayes During its Fifties heyday, more than 2,000 people worked at the factory, which became something of a local legend. Hillingdon planners are keen to reinvent it as a new community....
23:24, 07/30/2019

These 9 cars are about to disappear from dealer lots after being discontinued The Chevrolet Volt, Toyota Prius C and Ford Taurus are among a crop of discontinued cars that are about to disappear from dealer lots.       ...
15:00, 09/02/2019

'Does a dog know art can disappear?' Surrealism and subsidence in Mexico City The illustrated city: Its main arts institution may be sinking, but the city’s influence on artists and thinkers from Carrington to Trotsky cannot be so easily erased Continue reading......
16:00, 08/16/2019

Any eBooks you bought from Microsoft will soon disappear forever With physical goods increasingly getting replaced by a digital equivalent — from books to movies and much more — it begs the question: How does this change our common understanding of owne...
04:24, 07/02/2019

Bronx teens disappear from homes just blocks away, days apart Two teenage girls disappeared from their Bronx homes just blocks away from each other and only days apart, police said. Shelsie Garcia, 15, left her apartment on Dewey Avenue near Quincy Avenue in Thr...
20:24, 05/22/2019

An ancient Turkish town could disappear underwater in weeks A historic Turkish town with thousands of residents is just weeks from destruction, after officials defied a decades-long campaign of opposition and pressed forward with plans to flood the region....
03:24, 08/28/2019

Fraudster asks for donations to help him ‘disappear’ after bizarre MS-13 hoax A tall tale about a man who claimed he unwittingly stole from MS-13 has turned into a sob story — if you believe the latest twist. Shane Morris of Nashville penned an elaborate lie on Twitter sa...
04:36, 05/26/2019

Consumers see funds disappear in Zelle account scam Chrysanthi Rausch was taking a nap on her couch two months ago when she got a call from a number she didn’t recognize. On the other end of the line was a woman who said she worked for KeyBank, R...
10:00, 06/18/2019

Thai activists accused of defaming king 'disappear' Rights groups have called on Thailand to explain the disappearance of three activists accused of insulting the monarchy. Separately, a man jailed under the country's lese-majeste laws has been freed i...
14:24, 05/10/2019

PS Plus Free Game WARNING: PS4 bonus download is set to disappear soon PS4 owners can download a fantastic game this weekend, but the offer runs out soon – so be quick before the Borderlands 2 DLC Commander Lilith & the Fight for the Sanctuary disappears....
12:48, 07/07/2019

'One day we'll disappear': Tuvalu's sinking islands | Eleanor Ainge Roy Rising seas are on the verge of swallowing two of the tiny archipelago’s nine islands, and the encroaching waves haunt locals’ dreams On the hottest days, Leitu Frank feels like she can’t breathe any ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Model Cries Incessantly After Likes Disappear On Instagram An Australia-based Instagram model Mikaela Testa had a major meltdown after she realised that the Facebook-owned photo messaging app is not showing the like count on her posts anymore....
12:24, 07/26/2019

Biggest Alpine Glacier Could Disappear By 2100: Study The mighty Aletsch -- the largest glacier in the Alps -- could completely disappear by the end of this century if nothing is done to rein in climate change, a study showed Thursday....
02:12, 09/13/2019

Climate change means nearly all glaciers in the Alps may disappear A study of what will happen to glaciers in the Alps under various climate scenarios suggests they will almost completely disappear if we keep pumping out carbon dioxide...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Watch: Quentin Tarantino says he 'won't disappear' after 10th movie Oscar winner Quentin Tarantino said he still plans to stop directing at 10 movies, but doesn't intend to vanish entirely from the entertainment industry....
18:12, 07/23/2019

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for days at the hands of Beijing police....
07:00, 05/26/2019

Why did Nate Diaz disappear for three years after the biggest fight of his life? Nate Diaz vanished from the UFC after his fight with Conor McGregor at UFC 202, but is now returning to the Octagon at UFC 241. Why has Diaz stayed away?...
09:48, 08/16/2019

Lawyers almost made 'click to accept TOS' boxes disappear forever Could simply visiting a website bind you to its terms of service? Luckily, not in the near future. A controversial vote of the American Law Institute on Tuesday on a sweeping change to consumer contra...
04:36, 05/22/2019

Thai activists accused of insulting monarchy 'disappear' in Vietnam Deputy PM denies reports that Thailand is holding the three dissidents in custodyThree Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietn...
13:36, 05/10/2019

Dutch WWII submarine wrecks disappear from Malaysian seabed Salvagers have removed HNLMS K XVII and HNLMS O 16 – and remains of 79 crewThe wrecks of two Dutch submarines sunk off the Malaysian coast during the second world war have disappeared along with the r...
16:12, 07/08/2019

Gardener banned from his own back yard in neighbourhood 'war of the roses' An award-winning gardener convicted of harassing his downstairs neighbour in a green-fingered feud has been banned from tending the plants and flowers in his own back yard....
05:48, 08/14/2019

Another 170 migrants disappear in shipwrecks, UN agency reiterates call for an end to Mediterranean tragedy The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, stated on Saturday that “no effort should be spared” in saving lives at sea, following reports of two new shipwrecks on the Mediterranean Sea, in which some 1...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Greenland’s Summer Heat Breaks Records as 440 Billion Tons of Ice Expected to Disappear (HELHEIM GLACIER, Greenland) — This is where Earth’s refrigerator door is left open, where glaciers dwindle and seas begin to rise. New York University air and ocean scientist David Hollan...
22:12, 08/20/2019

DHS chief reveals startling stat on asylum seekers who skip hearings, disappear The acting Homeland Security secretary gave lawmakers a glimpse Tuesday into just how many asylum seekers skip their hearings after being released into the United States -- telling a Senate panel that...
20:36, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong to push ahead with extradition bill despite mass protests, fears that 'anyone can disappear' A controversial extradition bill that spurred massive protests and shut down the center of Hong Kong on Sunday will go forward, despite fears that mainland China's broadening footprint in the semi-aut...
18:48, 06/10/2019

Festival that charged white people $10 more than people of color backtracks on ticketing policy A Michigan music festival that was charging white people twice the amount for a ticket than "people of color" backtracked its ticketing structure on Sunday. ...
18:24, 07/08/2019

India, China Sign 4 Agreements To Strengthen People-To-People Ties India and China on Monday signed four agreements to strengthen cultural and people-to-people ties. The agreements were signed after External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart.....
17:28, 08/12/2019

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "people of color."...
23:00, 07/07/2019

When Yu-Gi-Oh! Meets Tokyo Fashion Recently Tokyo high schooler Makocha was featured on the popular Tokyo Fashion Instagram account, wearing hoodie, cutout pants, Dr. Martens and Yu-Gi-Oh! cards....
14:00, 07/11/2019

This is what the Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals will look like The Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals were revealed exactly one year before the event's opening ceremony. And they feature an unlikely quirk: The medals will be made using old cellphones and other electronic...
15:48, 07/25/2019

Visiting Tokyo's Imperial Palace With Emperor Akihito of Japan abdicating, the Imperial Palace in Tokyo will open to the public this week -- a rarity. Here's a guide to visiting Japan's royal residence....
03:24, 04/30/2019

Germany's 'Little Tokyo' celebrates Japan Day Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live out their wildest dreams in the Rhineland....
16:12, 05/27/2019

Who will win gold medals at Tokyo 2020? With a year to go to the Olympics, we consider who are the contenders for gold medals at Tokyo 2020 The post Who will win gold medals at Tokyo 2020? appeared first on Boxing News....
20:36, 08/03/2019

Here are 15 Americans who could become stars at Tokyo Olympics With the Tokyo Games a year away, who is poised to follow the likes of Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles in breaking through at the Olympics?       ...
13:24, 07/24/2019

This Tokyo Town Can't Give Away Houses A Tokyo town is giving away houses to draw residents, a sign of the challenges popular cities face: too few houses in some areas, too many in others....
20:24, 08/13/2019

Has Tokyo reached ‘peak city’? You could argue that the world’s biggest city has hit a sweet spot: a flatlining population, pervasive transit and little gentrification. But is ‘peak city’ even possible – and where does Tokyo go fro...
13:48, 06/14/2019

Rediscovering Tokyo's historic waterways Hundreds of years ago, Tokyo -- then known as Edo -- flourished around canals, rivers and the sea. Today, the city is rediscovering its watery roots....
15:48, 08/22/2019

| Tokyo Olympics to warn on weed In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers noted the need to warn countries with cannabis laws that weed isn't allowed in Japan....
12:00, 06/11/2019

| The rugby-mad duo cycling from Twickenham to Tokyo They survived dogs in Iran and stomach bugs in India ... it's been a madcap adventure for a pair of rugby enthusiasts cycling from Twickenham to Tokyo ahead of the World Cup....
12:24, 08/11/2019

Phelps: Dressel must be perfect for 8 Tokyo golds Michael Phelps assessed Caeleb Dressel's chances to match his mark from the 2008 Beijing Games after the new American swimming torchbearer won eight medals, including six golds, at the recent world ch...
08:12, 07/30/2019

Small is beautiful in Tokyo's Golden Gai – in pictures Nearly 300 bars and restaurants are squeezed into an area about the size of half a football pitch in the Golden Gai area of Tokyo. Everything is smaller and narrower in this warren of shacks, a sliver...
05:12, 08/13/2019

Fujitsu wants to bring AI judging to Tokyo 2020 With the Tokyo 2020 Olympics just months away, one of its most popular disciplines could be set for a major technological upgrade thanks to Fujitsu.The Japanese technology giant has revealed a partner...
11:12, 05/15/2019

Nishikori already has sights set on 2020 Tokyo Olympics There are still four Grand Slam events that will be contested before medals can be won at the Tokyo Olympics but as far as Kei Nishikori is concerned, all roads from now on lead to one destination....
06:12, 08/27/2019

The Boy Band Anime That's Drawing Crowds In Tokyo Originally based on a smartphone game, Idolish 7 follows the adventures of a young woman who manages a boy band. Last week, a series of posters and digital ads went up in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro Station and...
16:24, 07/09/2019

What's next: Pan Am Games' athletes ponder Tokyo 2020 From facing elite competition to hanging out at the athletes' village, the 2019 Pan American Games was a vital experience for those hoping to shine in sport's biggest stage, the Olympics....
02:36, 08/14/2019

2020 Tokyo Olympics: Skateboarding to debut U.S. Olympic skateboarding hopefuls Tom Schaar and Brighton Zeuner discuss how skateboarding debuting in the 2020 Olympics will help grow the sport.       ...
22:36, 07/26/2019

This A Cappella Dub of Tokyo Drift Is a Thing of Beauty and Wonder Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift is the best Fast and Furious movie. I will not be taking questions at this time. Any piece of follow-up tribute anyone makes to it will be met with swift and immediate ap...
20:36, 07/18/2019

Triathlon changes add to Tokyo 2020's heat headache The International Triathlon Union's decision to reduce the distance of the run segment in Thursday's women's Olympics qualifying event because of heat concerns is the latest setback for Tokyo 2020 org...
09:00, 08/15/2019

Toyota teases its plans for Olympics in Tokyo Toyota's plan to showcase new mobility technologies at next year's Summer Olympics is still under construction. But more ideas might be in the works....
06:36, 07/22/2019

One of the Tokyo Drift Ford Mustangs Is for Sale, but It Has a V8 Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift is a fine movie, made better by the fact that a Nissan Skyline GT-R straight-six engine gets stuffed into a 1967 Ford Mustang near the end. One of the Mustangs from the m...
23:24, 05/31/2019

Diver Reid seals GB Tokyo spot "Great Britain diver Grace Reid secured a fifth quota place for Team GB at the Tokyo Olympics as she qualified for the women\u0027s 3m springboard final."...
22:00, 07/18/2019

IOC recommends boxing keeps its place in Tokyo but not under AIBA "Boxing should keep its place at next year\u0027s Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA, the governing body of the sport\u0027s amateur version, should be suspended, the International Olympic Committe...
22:00, 05/22/2019

8 chefs reveal their favorite places to eat in Tokyo Yelp/ con. c INSIDER asked eight chefs about their favorite places to eat in Tokyo, Japan. Many chefs chose sushi-centric eateries or places known for serving up delicious tempura. Some chefs sugges...
06:00, 07/02/2019

Laugher looking to claim more Olympic bling in Tokyo "Taking the negatives and turning them into positives is all part of the ups and downs of an Olympic cycle, according to Rio 2016 gold and silver medallist Jack Laugher."...
23:48, 07/26/2019

The Latest: Trump and Abe meet at golf course near Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Japan (all times local): 9:05 a.m. Golf never seems to be far behind whenever President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinz...
02:36, 05/26/2019

Whitlock limbers up for Tokyo with Paris also in mind With one year to go until the Tokyo Olympics, and the pressure mounting, Britain's double gymnastics gold medallist Max Whitlock is already thinking ahead....
23:00, 07/24/2019

Prepare for a Summer Showdown Between Trump and Tokyo President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shared a convivial atmosphere over the weekend, but tensions over agricultural trade are expected to unfold this summer....
16:12, 05/28/2019

IOC ‘very satisfied’ with Tokyo 2020 preparations, say organisers • More than 7.5 million people in Japan register for tickets• Concerns remain about heat, cost overruns and accommodationDespite concerns about extreme heat, ballooning costs and accommodation shortag...
09:00, 07/24/2019

We are just 365 rising suns from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics There aren't the huge controversies of the past three Olympic cycles, but there are plenty of questions to be answered with the Games a year away. Our writers are here for you....
18:36, 07/24/2019

Tokyo Olympic tickets: Be prepared to be disappointed TOKYO (AP) — Want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics? Prepare to be let down. Millions were disappointed Thursday when applicants in a ticket lottery — for Japan residents, only — began lear...
05:24, 06/20/2019

'This is not a "what if" story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solutions save Tokyo?これは”もしも”の話じゃない-10...
14:48, 06/12/2019

Japanese rush to buy Tokyo Olympic tickets on first day TOKYO (AP) — If you’re a Japan resident and you want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics — be patient. Tokyo organizers on Friday said delays and long waits to get an online response me...
07:24, 05/10/2019

How Tokyo's suburban housing became vast ghettoes for the old They have no lifts, shops or medical services – yet they are home to mostly poor, elderly people. Guardian Cities and the Waseda Chronicle investigate Tokyo’s massive ‘homes for solitary death’Kazuyos...
18:12, 06/11/2019

Trump and Abe’s ‘Unshakable Bond’ Shows Some Cracks in Tokyo Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he was “completely on the same page” with President Trump on North Korea and trade, but the president made it clear that being in lock step with him is a precarious posi...
13:12, 05/27/2019

Kawasaki beats FC Tokyo 3-0 to move within 4 points of lead Yu Kobayashi, Manabu Saito and Hiroyuki Abe scored as defending champions Kawasaki Frontale beat J-League leaders FC Tokyo 3-0 on Sunday       ...
16:48, 07/14/2019

'Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE' gets an encore on Switch in January The Fire Emblem and Shin Megami Tensei series are pretty popular with JRPG fans, but crossover title Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE? Not so much, mostly due to being stuck on a system a lot of people never...
01:36, 09/05/2019

IOC hopes to remain relevant with Tokyo's 'urban festival' The International Olympic Committee (IOC) hopes that Tokyo 2020’s "urban festival", which will offer fans the chance to try out Olympic sports, will help the governing body remain relevant and increas...
20:01, 09/11/2019

IOC lifts ban on Kuwait ahead of Tokyo 2020 Games Kuwaiti athletes will compete at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics under their country's flag after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday lifted its suspension of the nations after almost ...
21:48, 07/05/2019

Tokyo unveils its recycled e-waste Olympics medals The organizing committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have unveiled the designs for the medals. The baubles that'll hang from the necks of the winningest athletes in each ga...
17:12, 07/24/2019

Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Thursday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan's rapi...
15:12, 07/18/2019

Schoolgirls for sale: why Tokyo struggles to stop the 'JK business' The persistent practice of paying underage girls for sex-related services, known in Japan as the ‘JK’ business, has seen charities step in where police have come up shortOn a humid Wednesday night the...
14:24, 06/15/2019

Tokyo Olympics cut spending; sports federations unhappy TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics are caught between the proverbial rock and hard place. Tokyo organizers are trying to cut spending, under pressure from the International Olympic Committee, which has b...
13:12, 05/08/2019

Visit Real-World Anime Locations In Tokyo What if watching anime isn’t enough? What if you want to experience more? Well, in Tokyo, you can visit the real-world spots brought to life in some of your favorite anime....
16:48, 07/04/2019

Intel announcing ... something at Tokyo Game Show 2019 Intel has had an interesting year: it's put out two new lines of laptop CPUs in Ice Lake and Comet Lake, and has been outsold by AMD's Ryzen 3rd Generation chips on the desktop side. But, In...
17:36, 09/12/2019

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 archery venue unveiled The archery venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games was officially unveiled on Sunday, the first completed venue built specifically for the Games....
18:48, 04/28/2019

Tokyo 2020 refugee team to be bigger than in Rio: IOC's Bach The Tokyo 2020 Olympics refugee team will be bigger than the inaugural 10-member squad in Rio de Janeiro four years ago, the International Olympic Committee said on Thursday....
19:00, 06/20/2019

Got a Tokyo Olympics ticket? Unrivaled demand causes turmoil Overwhelmed by unprecedented demand, Tokyo Olympic organizers said Thursday they hope to run another ticket lottery next month for residents of Japan who got nothing the first time....
12:24, 07/05/2019

GB qualify for women’s football tournament at Tokyo 2020 "Great Britain has qualified for a place in the women’s football tournament at next year’s Olympics in Tokyo after France were sunk by the USA on Friday."...
13:36, 06/29/2019

Olympics: Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - IOC A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday....
10:36, 07/24/2019

| McIlroy wants to golf for Ireland in 2020 Tokyo Olympics Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy said on Tuesday he wants to play for Ireland at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, thrilled at the chance to fulfill a boyhood dream....
22:36, 05/14/2019

Saudi Aramco reportedly favors Tokyo for its overseas IPO Aramco's IPO will take place over two stages: A flotation on the Saudi stock exchange later this year, and an international listing in 2020 or 2021, The Wall Street Journal reported....
08:36, 08/30/2019

Five gymnasts to watch leading up to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo WIth the Olympics less than a year away, Simone Biles is a lock, but who will join her in Tokyo? Here are five gymnasts to watch leading up to 2020.       ...
13:36, 08/13/2019

Russia eyes Tokyo Olympics after doping troubles With a year to go until the Olympics in Tokyo, Russia believes it can emerge from the shadow of doping scandals and surge up the medals table       ...
13:24, 07/24/2019

Woods sets sights on Olympic gold in Tokyo "Tiger Woods has collected plenty of Green Jackets and Claret Jugs during his decorated career, but there is one shiny thing missing from his collection -- an Olympic gold medal."...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Unbuilt Tokyo: 'depthscrapers' and a million-person pyramid Had the creators of the underground skyscraper had their way, the Japanese capital might have looked very different indeedProtected by cylindrical walls of reinforced concrete, the steel and glass “de...
22:12, 06/11/2019

$32m stolen from Tokyo cryptocurrency exchange in latest hack Bitpoint suspends services after apparent theft of virtual monies including bitcoinA cryptocurrency exchange in Tokyo has halted services after it lost $32m (£25m) in the latest apparent hack on volat...
15:00, 07/12/2019

Enormous Flight Simulator Installed In Tokyo Hotel If you like airplanes, then this is the hotel for you. The Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu, which is connected to Terminal 2 of Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, will offer a room outfitted with a full-...
14:48, 07/10/2019

Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation ...
00:36, 05/17/2019

JGBs sag on rebounding Tokyo stocks, weaker U.S. Treasuries Japanese government bond prices fell on Friday as Tokyo stocks rebounded, hurting demand for debt, while overnight weakness in U.S. Treasuries also weighed on sentiments....
08:48, 05/17/2019

The escalating dispute between Tokyo and Seoul is already affecting businesses The ongoing dispute between Japan and South Korea has begun to affect businesses across multiple sectors and could potentially even dent the global economy....
10:12, 07/31/2019

Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech Tech giant Intel Corp said on Wednesday it will use the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to show off a portfolio of new technology including artificial intelligence driven 3D tracking of athletes to augment b...
12:24, 09/11/2019

Curry in Japan to talk Tokyo Olympics, Rui Hachimura Stephen Curry is already looking ahead to the next challenge in his basketball career, including the chance to represent the United States at next year's Tokyo Olympics     &...
13:24, 06/23/2019

Whitlock limbers up for Tokyo 2020 with Paris also in mind "With one year to go until the Tokyo Olympics, and the pressure mounting, Britain\u0027s double gymnastics gold medallist Max Whitlock is already thinking ahead."...
04:36, 07/25/2019

Aiba stripped of right to run boxing tournament at Tokyo Olympics • IOC announcement folows six-month Deloitte review• New organisation to be in place by JuneAmateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has been stripped of its right to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing ...
19:24, 05/22/2019

Paralympics chief wants Tokyo 2020 to help change perceptions Andrew Parsons, president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), hopes Tokyo 2020 will spark a change in perceptions of people with disabilities in Japan....
09:00, 08/22/2019

Organizers test heat countermeasures in sweltering Tokyo With temperatures rising to 35 degrees Celsius and humidity of 75% on Thursday, Tokyo 2020 organizers had the perfect weather to try out their heat countermeasures and preparedness for next year's Oly...
13:48, 07/25/2019

The Latest: Earthquake rattles Tokyo before Trump visit TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s state visit to Japan. (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A relatively strong earthquake rattled Tokyo just before President Donald Trump’s arr...
10:12, 05/25/2019

Toyota fetches new way to use AI, self-drive tech in Tokyo Games Miniature remote controlled cars have proved to be a crowd pleaser at track and field throwing events, but for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Toyota Motor Corp is upping the game with a hi-tech way to fetch ...
04:12, 07/22/2019

| Commuter chaos after powerful typhoon hits Tokyo A powerful typhoon that battered Tokyo overnight with ferocious winds and driving rain caused commuter chaos with trains halted and more than 100 flights cancelled....
23:36, 09/09/2019

Security beefed up in Tokyo as emperor prepares to abdicate Divers scoured moats around the Imperial Palace and police dogs sniffed in bushes on Monday as authorities ramped up security for the start of Japan's new "Reiwa" imperial era....
12:48, 04/29/2019

Tokyo Olympic stadium 90% finished, to open in December With the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a little over a year away, the National Stadium, set to be the centerpiece of the Games, is 90% completed and will open its doors for the first time in Decemb...
13:24, 07/03/2019

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo court TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has appeared in a Japanese courtroom for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct. Thursday’s session is the first in ...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Tokyo Olympics end 1st ticketing phase for Japan residents TOKYO (AP) — Olympic organizers say millions of Japan residents have shown interest in buying tickets for next year’s Tokyo 2020 Games. Organizers closed the first phase of ticket applications o...
10:00, 05/29/2019

| Tokyo or bust as Tiger eyes Olympic dream Tiger Woods is setting his sights on next year's Olympic games, driven on by the knowledge that he may not get many more chances to add a gold medal to his bulging trophy cabinet....
13:48, 06/12/2019

Ghosn's fight to prove innocence begins in Tokyo Pre-trial hearings began in Tokyo against Carlos Ghosn over allegations ranging from falsifying financial records to redirecting company money into his own accounts....
18:48, 05/23/2019

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional crafts as the city changes around them Continue reading...
14:48, 06/12/2019

Trump, in Japan, says Tokyo has ‘substantial’ trade advantage over US President Trump, in his first day of a four-day visit to Japan, said in Tokyo on Saturday that the country has a “substantial” trade over the U.S. -- and that he hopes a future trade agreement will re...
23:00, 05/25/2019

RUBBER-Tokyo futures climb on Shanghai recovery * The benchmark Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM) rubber contract for January delivery climbed 1.0 yen, or 0.6%, to 182.0 yen ($1.67) per kg by 0045 GMT, helped by a recovery in Shanghai futures....
05:48, 07/30/2019

Tokyo Opens An Amusement Area Dedicated To...Bubble Tea Right now, Japan is going through a bubble tea boom. The beverage is so popular that a bubble tea amusement park called Tokyo Tapioca Land recently opened. Shame it looks kind of depressing....
17:24, 08/15/2019

Van der Poel opts against Tokyo 2020 road race "Mathieu van der Poel has decided against taking part in the Tokyo 2020 road race and opted to fully focus on the mountain bike event at next year’s Olympics."...
16:24, 09/05/2019

Apple To Open Largest Store In Tokyo On September 7 Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is all set to open its newest and largest store in the heart of the Marunouchi business district in Japan on Saturday....
17:12, 09/05/2019

Tokyo 2020 podiums to be made of recycled plastic Medalists at next year's Summer Olympics will stand on podiums made from recycled plastic waste collected from local households or the ocean, Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Tuesday....
11:36, 06/11/2019

Olympics: Tongan Taufatofua looks to be dual threat in Tokyo Tongan Pita Taufatofua, who set social media ablaze when he went shirtless during the opening and closing ceremonies in the past two Olympics, on Wednesday said he is aiming to qualify for the 2020 Su...
08:24, 05/02/2019

The curse of Masakado: why Tokyo is still haunted by a malevolent ghost The tale of the ‘first samurai’ whose severed head still terrorises Tokyoites today is the story of the city itselfA Tokyo bank once opened an account in the name of a man who had been dead for 1,000 ...
14:12, 06/10/2019

JOC gets new leader in wake of Tokyo Olympic bribery scandal A former gold medalist has been elected to lead the Japanese Olympic Committee, which is mired in a scandal that forced the former president to step aside in an alleged vote-buying scheme to land next...
11:48, 06/27/2019

| Schoeman, Schoenmaker fly SA flag at Tokyo World Cup stop New world championship silver medalist Tatjana Schoenmaker will be flying the SA flag at the opening leg of the FINA Swimming World Cup taking place in Tokyo....
17:00, 08/01/2019

Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - Bach "A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday."...
04:36, 07/25/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push....
10:36, 06/11/2019

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
12:12, 06/11/2019

Tokyo's tipping point: is the impenetrable city finally opening up? As Japan’s capital welcomes immigrants and prepares to host the Olympics, 2019 could be the year the world’s largest megalopolis goes truly globalOn a warm May evening in the narrow alleys of Omoide Y...
14:12, 06/10/2019

Australian student 'very happy' in Tokyo after North Korea detention An Australian student released after being mysteriously detained in North Korea said he was safe and well in Tokyo on Friday and intends returning to normal life, without commenting on what happened t...
11:00, 07/05/2019

Step Up: Tokyo Olympic podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
11:24, 06/11/2019

Watch the trailer for Ghostwire: Tokyo — the latest from Evil Within studio The studio that made The Evil Within is back with something completley new. It's called Ghostwire: Tokyo, and it looks like a paranormal ninja adventure.Read More...
03:24, 06/10/2019

McBean named Canada's chef de mission for Tokyo Games Former Olympic rowing champion Marnie McBean has been named Canada's chef de mission for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games, the Canadian Olympic Committee said on Monday....
02:48, 07/02/2019

Swiss Olympic chief says Tokyo heat and travel challenging Switzerland's Olympic team leaders foresee challenges coping with heat and humidity next year in Tokyo and venues scattered outside the city       ...
18:12, 08/26/2019

The Olympics Are Coming To Tokyo, And So Is The Movement To Kill The Games Forever TOKYO, JAPAN — In the lobby of the Marunouchi Nijubashi Building, which is undergoing final preparations to host the 2020 Olympics, a robot is on patrol. A combination of information kiosk and surveil...
00:12, 08/14/2019

Tokyo paralympics marathon to start earlier due to heat fears The marathon race at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics will start 30 minutes earlier than originally scheduled, as part of the organizers' efforts to tackle the heat threat to athletes and fans in the Japane...
12:00, 08/13/2019

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn holding news conference in Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn plans a news conference later Friday that would be his first since he was arrested in November on financial misconduct allegations. He had scheduled a ...
09:12, 06/28/2019

'Then I saw RuPaul's Drag Race': coming out as X-gender in Tokyo – a manga As a young manga artist, M A Joy felt they did not fit in – but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the cityI am a manga artist, M A Joy. I draw manga and illu...
16:24, 06/14/2019

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidl...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump....
09:36, 05/25/2019

The year of Akira: how does 2019 Neo-Tokyo compare with today's city? From architecture to highways and the Olympic stadium, how does reality shape up against Katsuhiro Otomo’s 1988 animated dystopia?It’s 2019 and Tokyo is a sprawling megalopolis preparing for the 2020 ...
10:36, 06/16/2019

One Killed, 30 Injured As Train, Truck Collide Near Japan's Tokyo One person was killed and around 30 people injured on Thursday, authorities said, when an express train and a truck collided on a busy line connecting Tokyo and Yokohama....
17:12, 09/05/2019

IOC approves exclusion of boxing body from Tokyo 2020 Games The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday officially took over the boxing qualification and competition for next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics and suspended international boxing federation AIBA fo...
13:12, 06/26/2019

Typhoon blows across Tokyo area, killing 1, halting travel A typhoon blew across the Tokyo metropolitan area, killing 1 person and causing dozens of injuries, while disrupting rush-hour travel and knocking out power...
06:24, 09/09/2019

2020 Olympic Games: Tokyo's crisis-ridden preparations With just one year to go before the 2020 Summer Olympics, host city Tokyo would like you to believe that preparations are going according to plan. However, a number of crises are causing headaches for...
18:12, 07/22/2019

Olympics: Tokyo well positioned one year out from Games after early troubles When Tokyo was awarded the rights to the 2020 Olympics in Buenos Aires six years ago, it was hoped Japan's reputation for efficiency and the bid's promise of a "compact games" could ensure a smooth bu...
11:48, 07/23/2019

| Triple-jump king Taylor dreams of Tokyo record Triple jump king Christian Taylor believes the venue of next year's Olympics in Tokyo could inspire him to finally overhaul Jonathan Edwards' 24-year-old world record....
21:48, 07/27/2019

IOC proposes Tokyo 2020 Games boxing plan without AIBA The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday thrashed out the plan for the boxing qualification and competition for next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics as it looks to run them without the suspen...
21:24, 06/19/2019

Trump Opens Tokyo Visit With a Tweet Sure to Unnerve the Japanese President Trump played down North Korea’s recent tests of short-range ballistic missiles, undercutting declarations by both Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the president’s own national security adviser....
04:24, 05/26/2019

Olympics: Tokyo preparations on track one year out from Games - official Tokyo is fully on track to deliver the "compact" 2020 Olympics it promised when it was awarded the rights to the event six years ago, the International Olympic Committee’s Coordination Commission chie...
14:48, 07/23/2019

Japan's emperor declares abdication in historic ceremony in Tokyo In a formal morning coat, Japan’s popular 85-year-old emperor abdicated his throne Tuesday during a brief and solemn palace ceremony that was televised live to the nation....
15:48, 04/30/2019

Strong typhoon makes landfall near Tokyo, snarling transport One of the strongest typhoons to hit the Japanese capital in recent years made landfall just east of Tokyo on Monday, bringing record-breaking winds, stinging rain and sending some rivers close to the...
00:48, 09/09/2019

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang — a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are scheduled to play golf Sunday. The temblor, wh...
04:36, 05/26/2019

Skateboarders stoked to send sport to greater heights in Tokyo "In exactly a year from Friday, skateboarding will make its Olympic bow at the Tokyo 2020 Games with top skaters hoping the global exposure will help take the sport to the next level of popularity."...
15:12, 07/26/2019

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland....
20:12, 05/15/2019

Tokyo: Typhoon Faxai leaves one dead, dozens injured The strongest winds in years wreaked havoc on Japan's notoriously busy rush hour commute as flights were cancelled and train lines closed. More than 900,000 homes lost power....
14:00, 09/09/2019

Pack of rats descend on Tokyo convenience store – video A convenience store in Tokyo has been forced to shut after rats were filmed scampering down the walls, along shelves and across aisles. Video clips posted on social media appear to show at least six o...
00:48, 08/09/2019

Final Fantasy VII Remake Seems Popular At The Tokyo Game Show In what should surprise absolutely no one, Final Fantasy VII Remake is drawing long lines at the Tokyo Game Show. I think people in Japan might be excited about this game. Call it a hunch!...
05:36, 09/14/2019

Tokyo unleashes robots ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled a series of robots on Monday, bringing a high-tech edge to the Games they are billing as the most innovative ever....
12:00, 07/22/2019

Olympics: Tokyo organizers launch supplementary lottery for tickets Tokyo Olympics organizers launched a second ticket lottery on Thursday after unexpectedly high local demand forced them to reevaluate their Japanese sales strategy earlier this year....
07:36, 08/08/2019

Tokyo cancels flights, trains ahead of Typhoon Faxai Japan braced for Typhoon Faxai on Sunday cancelling trains and flights in Tokyo with destructive winds of up to 216 kph (134 mph) and heavy rain expected to hit the region overnight, according to the ...
07:36, 09/08/2019

Tokyo Olympics Construction Worker Dies From Suspected Heatstroke A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the......
09:36, 08/09/2019

'The Lost Metropolis': 1930s Tokyo street life – in pictures Kineo Kuwabara captured these rich images of everyday life the city during the buildup to the second world war. The series is on display 18-19 May at the Special Edition of The London Photograph Fair ...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
11:48, 06/05/2019

More acrimony in Japan-South Korea row as Tokyo lodges protest Japan and South Korea traded further acrimony on Saturday, with Tokyo accusing Seoul of mischaracterizing talks the day before that did not mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microc...
13:00, 07/13/2019

From tickets to time zones, what you need to know about the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo Ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, here is key information, from how to acquire tickets to important dates and other frequently asked questions.       ...
13:24, 07/24/2019

Cucumber crisis after Tokyo hit by cloudiest spell since records began Unseasonable weather has blighted agriculture across Japan, as well as sales of summer clothes Tokyo’s cloudiest few weeks in nearly 60 years has cast a shadow over the capital’s vegetable markets, fo...
07:12, 07/17/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Dates, tickets, mascot, logo and more Team GB will head to Tokyo in just under a year with the unenviable task of following the record-breaking athletes who competed at the Rio Olympics three years ago....
15:00, 07/24/2019

Genvid and NTT Docomo demo 5G LAN party at Tokyo Game Show Genvid Technologies and Japan’s NTT Docomo are hosting an interactive streaming event at Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2019 to show how 5G will transform gaming.Read More...
04:36, 09/13/2019

Opinion: Anti-doping rebellion rises a year from Tokyo Olympics Australian and British swimmers refuse to share podium with Sun Yang, who faces possible lifetime ban after smashing vial of his blood during test.       ...
01:24, 07/24/2019

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 medal designer basks in sudden fame Designer Junichi Kawanishi was still coming to terms with his sudden fame on Thursday, a day after his design for the medals to be awarded at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was unveiled to the world....
08:24, 07/25/2019

| Tokyo Olympic construction race raises worker safety questions As Tokyo 2020 Olympics preparations enter their final stage, activists and workers groups say speedy venue construction has had dangerous consequences....
09:24, 07/25/2019

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S. during state visit to Tokyo Trump also promoted the U.S. under his leadership, saying “there’s never been a better time” to invest or do business in America, and he urged corporate leaders to come....
15:36, 05/25/2019

Reconstruction and robots: can Tokyo 2020 live up to 1964’s Olympic legacy? The Japanese capital’s futuristic first Games in 1964 set a dazzlingly high bar it will struggle to reach next yearロボットと復興:東京2020大会は1964年の東京オリンピックを上回れるかThere is a simple riposte to anyone who doubts a...
16:12, 06/11/2019

1 year to go: Tokyo pins recovery hopes on 2020 Summer Olympics The Tokyo Olympic Games are a year away, and Japan is beginning a countdown to what it hopes will be a major boost to a nation looking to shake off decades-long economic doldrums and fallout from the ...
19:12, 07/24/2019

Donald Trump presents trophy at Tokyo sumo wrestling event MOBARA, Japan — President Donald Trump presented a special Trump trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament in Tokyo on Sunday as he got a taste of one of Japan’s most treasured cultural institut...
12:12, 05/26/2019

Tokyo 2020 medals unveiled with one year until Olympic Games – video The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were unveiled today with exactly one year to go until next year's Games.The unveiling of the medals, designed by Junichi Kawanishi, was the main attraction of an...
15:36, 07/24/2019

Tokyo 2020 slalom canoe venue latest to open on schedule The Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was officially unveiled on a dreary and foggy morning in the Japanese capital on Saturday, the latest newly-built permanent venue to open on s...
14:37, 07/06/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Five new sports set to feature at next summer's Games In August 2016, the International Olympic Committee approved five new sports for Tokyo, bringing the total number to 33. Here's what you can expect to see next summer......
15:00, 07/24/2019

1 Year: Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals Tokyo Olympic organizers celebrated reaching the 1-year mark by unveiling the gold, silver, and bronze medals for the games       ...
03:00, 07/24/2019

Evil Within studio debuts supernatural action adventure, 'Ghostwire Tokyo' The studio behind horror series The Evil Within is building an action-adventure game set in a city of supernatural evil, called Ghostwire Tokyo. Tango Gameworks founder Shinji Mikami and the title...
06:48, 06/10/2019

Deadly knife attack near Tokyo raises alarm on child safety Japanese police have raided the home of a man suspected of slashing schoolgirls and others in a deadly knife attack this week that ended with him killing himself....
07:12, 05/29/2019

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebrations by banning public drinking in the roads aroun...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Bethesda at E3 2019: Deathloop and Ghostwire Tokyo enliven muted show Two intriguing new games and fresh trailers for Doom Eternal and Wolfenstein: Youngblood make up for a lacklustre eveningThose hoping for a glimpse of Elder Scrolls VI or the highly anticipated sci-fi...
13:36, 06/10/2019

Guy making "vroom" sounds over Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift funnier than it has any right to be The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift is an odd movie in the Fast and Furious canon. Tokyo Drift features none of the franchise’s original characters, save for a brief cameo from Vin Diesel, and nearl...
21:48, 07/18/2019

Boxing body faces Olympic inquiry team before Tokyo ruling GENEVA (AP) — The embattled amateur boxing federation faces an Olympic inquiry on Monday fearing it could be punished for forcing out a longtime IOC member as its president. For the first time in a si...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Heat headache for 2020 planners as Tokyo swelters a year before Games Soaring temperatures in Japan have killed at least 57 people since late July, authorities said on Tuesday, highlighting the health threat to athletes and fans that Olympics organizers must tackle befo...
14:48, 08/06/2019

1,000km relay to honor 2011 disaster victims ends in Tokyo A 1000 kilometer, two-week relay which started in Northern Japan to raise awareness for the 2011 earthquake and tsunami ended in Tokyo on Wednesday in swelteringly conditions....
16:48, 08/07/2019

| Tiger trims events to stay fresh but eyes Tokyo Olympics Tiger Woods plans to practice smarter and play less to keep his body fresh, but the 43-year-old golf star might change that strategy to reach the 2020 Tokyo Olympics....
18:48, 05/14/2019

Tokyo: North Korea aims to ‘break through’ Japan’s defense zone Japan released more information on the North Korean missile that was launched on Saturday, when Pyongyang tested what it has described as a "super large multiple rocket launcher."...
19:48, 08/27/2019

Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic Games torch relay route The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, dubbed Tokyo 2020, unveiled details Saturday of the official Olympic torch relay route....
20:00, 06/01/2019

Tokyo 2020 torch relay route revealed, uniforms unveiled Tokyo 2020 organizers on Saturday unveiled the uniforms to be worn by 10,000 volunteer runners during the torch relay and presented further details about the route the relay will take....
12:24, 06/01/2019

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic test swim canceled over E. coli levels High E. coli levels have forced organizers to scrap the swimming portion of a test paratriathlon event for the Tokyo Paralympics. Concerns are mounting that high temperatures could threaten events at ...
17:12, 08/17/2019

E.coli in water forces Tokyo to cancel swimming at Paratriathlon World Cup High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday's Paratriathlon World Cup, raising concerns about next year's Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games....
16:00, 08/17/2019

Heat on agenda again at newly-built Tokyo 2020 hockey venue After a week of Tokyo 2020 test events dominated by talks of sweltering heat and stifling humidity, it was hockey’s turn to experience it at the newly-built Oi Hockey Stadium on Saturday....
16:00, 08/17/2019

High bacteria level cancels water portion of Tokyo triathlon High levels of bacteria have canceled the swimming portion of a triathlon test event for the Tokyo Paralympics. It's the second setback at the triathlon for organizers of next year's Olympic...
13:36, 08/17/2019

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under construction        ...
09:24, 06/07/2019

Equinix opens 11th Tokyo data centre, its largest in Japan New facility currently houses 950 cabinets and offers colocation space of 39,800 square feet, expanding 3,500 cabinets and 153,800 square fee when fully completed, making it Equinix's biggest data cen...
12:00, 07/23/2019

Toyota unveils electric shuttles for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Toyota's first dedicated vehicle for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo isn't a flying car, but it shows promise. The automaker today unveiled the APM (Accessible People Mover), ...
20:24, 07/18/2019

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas TOKYO (AP) — The organizing committee of the 2020 Olympics said Saturday the torch relay next year will pass through major Japanese landmarks, including World Heritage sites and areas devastated by re...
06:36, 06/01/2019

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the Japane...
05:12, 08/09/2019

Rowing chief Rolland pleased as Tokyo 2020 venue opens Sea Forest Waterway, which will play host to rowing events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, opened on Sunday with the sport's world governing body praising organizers for delivering a "world class" ve...
10:48, 06/16/2019

A Tokyo Listing for Aramco Highlights Japan's Less-Stringent Disclosure Rules A Tokyo listing by Saudi Arabia’s Aramco would boost Japan’s effort to re-establish itself as a global financial center, but it could also highlight areas in which the country has laxer disclosure sta...
17:48, 08/30/2019

Powerful Typhoon Faxai Sparks Evacuation Warnings In Japan's Tokyo A powerful typhoon with potentially record winds and rain battered the Tokyo region early Monday, sparking evacuation warnings to tens of thousands, widespread blackouts and transport disruption....
08:24, 09/09/2019

Carlos Ghosn's former home: inside Tokyo's notorious detention centre Short tour allowed inside Japanese prison accused of keeping suspects in conditions designed to ‘break’ them for confessions The forbidding outline of Tokyo detention centre is impossible to miss, eve...
18:36, 06/12/2019

Intel rolling out facial recognition tech at Tokyo 2020 Olympics Intel is set to roll out a large-scale facial recognition technology system at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.The tech giant has unveiled details of its work with NEC that will see the latt...
16:00, 09/11/2019

Olympics: Alternative organization for Tokyo boxing 'not rocket science' - Bach Olympic chief Thomas Bach believes an alternative organization could run the boxing competition at next year's Tokyo Olympics if recognition is withdrawn from the sport's amateur governing body AIBA....
09:00, 05/04/2019

Trump reassures Tokyo he will stick with security pact: Japan government U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday reassured Japan he was committed to a military treaty that both nations have described as a cornerstone of security in Asia, after a media report said he had spo...
14:12, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Tokyo cancels flights, trains ahead of Typhoon Faxai Japan braced for Typhoon Faxai on Sunday cancelling trains and flights in Tokyo with destructive winds of up to 216 kph (134 mph) and heavy rain expected to hit the region overnight, according to the ...
23:12, 09/08/2019

Japan PM reiterates that Tokyo wants South Korea to keep its promises, rebuild trust Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday Japan still expects South Korea to keep its promises on the contentious issue of wartime forced labor and to work to rebuild trust....
07:00, 08/23/2019

Tokyo to test snow machines for sweltering 2020 summer Olympics In a bid to keep visitors cool in blistering temperatures expected during next year's Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games, organizers may deploy machines to sprinkle spectators with manmade snow....
12:48, 09/05/2019

Japan's plastic problem: Tokyo spearheads push at G20 to tackle waste World’s second biggest producer of plastic waste per capita vows to put its plastic mountain on map at summitOne of the joys of traveling on Japan’s bullet trains is tucking into an ekiben “station be...
09:48, 06/27/2019

Game of thrones: commuter sells seat on crowded Tokyo train Novel wheeze to profit from packed trains latest in long line of creative ways to deal with Tokyo’s long commutesEvery morning, millions of Tokyoites cram into overcrowded trains across the world’s la...
13:48, 06/14/2019

Olympics legend Rutherford joins Eurosport's Tokyo 2020 line-up "Eurosport, Official Olympic Broadcaster in the UK, today announced Greg Rutherford MBE will join its comprehensive live multi-screen coverage of the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020."...
19:12, 06/27/2019

Tokyo organisers trial snow machines to beat summer heat "Olympic officials used a snow machine to spray a crowd of volunteers with shaved ice and slush on Friday as they tried out ways to keep spectators cool at next year\u0027s summer games in Japan."...
18:24, 09/13/2019

A city built on water: the hidden rivers under Tokyo's concrete and neon More than 100 rivers and canals flow beneath Tokyo, but from the ground it’s hard to notice them. Why has the city turned its back on water?Of the near-endless flow of people over the busy Shibuya scr...
14:24, 06/13/2019

Why cat people and dog people's personalities match those of their pet People's personalities often have more in common with their dog or cat than their friends, and now we know why owners and their animals are such a purr-fect match...
18:24, 07/05/2019

Thousands of Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic crush Employees will stay home for two weeks as part of mass trial to take pressure off crowded public transport systemHundreds of thousands of employees in Tokyo will work from home for two weeks as part o...
10:36, 07/16/2019

Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avert Olympic transport nightmare More than half a million people in Tokyo are being asked to work from home as part of a trial scheme aimed at tackling transport congestion ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in the city....
01:48, 07/17/2019

NOCs confident Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues Searing heat and water quality issues have dogged Tokyo 2020 organizers in recent weeks but delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they are confident their hosts will find solutions ah...
13:36, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump reassures Tokyo he will stick with security pact -Japan govt U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday reassured Japan he was committed to a military treaty that both nations have described as a cornerstone of security in Asia, after a media report said he had spo...
12:36, 06/25/2019

Triathlon: Mislawchuk wins 'battle of nutrition' at Tokyo 2020 test event Canada's Tyler Mislawchuk prevailed in a 'battle of nutrition' in sticky, humid conditions on Friday to win Tokyo’s International Triathlon Union (ITU) Olympic qualifying race, which also doubled as a...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Tokyo 2020 Games domestic sponsorship tops $3 billion as companies pile in The Tokyo 2020 Olympics have generated record domestic sponsorship revenues of more than $3 billion, the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday - three times more than any previous summer Gam...
20:24, 06/25/2019

After unpredictable world championships, Americans realize Tokyo Games should pack a punch The medals table will show that the U.S. swimmers left their mark, but the Americans have more competitive nations and more talented swimmers than ever before pushing them....
02:12, 07/29/2019

Tokyo shares rise as investors await earnings; chip sector rallies Japanese stocks edged higher on Tuesday morning, with the semiconductor sector leading the gains, tracking Wall Street moves, though trading remained thin ahead of the domestic earnings season for the...
05:48, 07/23/2019

North Korea building warheads to penetrate Japan defenses, Tokyo claims Japan’s defense chief boldly claimed Tuesday that North Korea appears to be developing advanced warheads that could penetrate the ballistic missile shield defending the island archipelago....
22:12, 08/28/2019

Concerns rise with Tokyo heat after rowers treated at Olympic test event British athlete among those treated for heatstroke Concerns also raised about wellbeing of spectators Three rowers, including a British competitor, were treated for apparent heat exhaustion and severa...
05:12, 08/13/2019

Surfers test waves ahead of sport's Olympic debut at Tokyo As one of the new sports added to the program for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, surfing is arguably the most glamorous and is sure to bring a new dimension as the IOC seeks a younger audience   ...
07:48, 07/21/2019

Typhoon Faxai targets Tokyo as more than 100,000 told to evacuate ahead of 'very powerful' storm A powerful typhoon is forecast to make landfall near Tokyo late Sunday, packing winds of up to 134 mph and the threat of heavy rain as more than 100,000 have been told to evacuate....
00:00, 09/09/2019

Typhoon Faxai batters Tokyo, causing evacuations, blackouts and transport chaos Japanese capital bears brunt of 216kmh winds as 290,000 households lose power and Monday commute severely disruptedA powerful typhoon with record-breaking winds and heavy rain has battered the Tokyo r...
04:24, 09/09/2019

Shaun White says he's going to world skateboarding championships, gauging Tokyo Olympics Three-time Olympics snowboarding gold medalist Shaun White announced he will take part in the world skateboarding championships and eye Tokyo Olympics.       ...
16:36, 07/23/2019

Olympic triathlon test event in Tokyo shortened over extreme heat fears The running segment of the Elite Womens Triathlon Olympic qualifier, held across the same course which will stage the event during the 2020 Tokyo Games, has been halved by organizers to five kilometer...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Tokyo zoo holds escape drill with world's most committed polar bear actor Daniel Day-Lewis and Christian Bale, accomplished method actors that they are, pale in comparison to a lesser known, far more committed thespian: the anonymous person who dresses up like a polar bear ...
00:12, 06/29/2019

North Korea's Weapons Program Fuels Tokyo's Trade Spat With Seoul A damning accusation underpins a trade dispute between Japan and South Korea: Chemicals and equipment bought by South Korean companies from Japan may be helping North Korea build weapons of mass destr...
21:24, 07/10/2019

Nikkei rises after European shares support mood; Tokyo Electron surges Japan's Nikkei rose on Tuesday as gains in European markets improved sentiment, while shares of Tokyo Electron surged after it announced a share buyback....
05:12, 05/28/2019

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn to hold press conference in Tokyo at 1200 GMT - source Nissan ex-Chairman Carlos Ghosn will hold a press conference in Tokyo at 9 p.m. (1200 GMT) on Friday, according to a person familiar with the matter....
07:48, 06/28/2019

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn to hold press conference in Tokyo at 1200 GMT: source Nissan ex-Chairman Carlos Ghosn will hold a press conference in Tokyo at 9 p.m. (1200 GMT) (0800 EDT) on Friday, according to a person familiar with the matter....
08:00, 06/28/2019

Olympics: Mixed weather and waves at Tokyo 2020 surfing test event Surfing's unpredictability is part of its charm and Tokyo 2020 organizers got a taste this week of what might face them next year when the sport makes its Olympics debut....
11:12, 07/18/2019

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn cancels hastily arranged Tokyo press conference Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn abruptly canceled plans on Friday for what would have been his first press conference since his arrest in November, after his daughters expressed concern it could invit...
15:24, 06/28/2019

E.coli risk forces Tokyo to cancel swim events at Paratriathlon World Cup High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday's Paratriathlon World Cup, a test event for next year's Paralympics....
10:48, 08/17/2019

E.coli risk forces Tokyo to cancel swim events at Paratriathalon World Cup High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday's Paratriathlon World Cup, a test event for next year's Paralympics....
06:00, 08/17/2019

Defying worsening Seoul-Tokyo ties, BTS concerts draw 210,000 fans in Japan K-pop super band BTS's four concerts in Japan this month drew a total of 210,000 fans, making the Japanese leg of the band's world tour a solid success....
14:48, 07/15/2019

Tokyo prosecutors detail Ghosn's alleged cash transfer in revised indictment: Kyodo Tokyo prosecutors on Tuesday filed a request to revise the content of its indictment of Carlos Ghosn for aggravated breach of trust, providing further details on alleged cash transfers they say the fo...
04:24, 05/14/2019

Woman killed as strong typhoon lashes Tokyo area, cutting power and transport One of the strongest typhoons to hit the Japanese capital in recent years hit just east of Tokyo on Monday, killing one woman, with record-breaking winds and stinging rain that threatened to burst riv...
09:36, 09/09/2019

The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics....
18:24, 05/22/2019

Pita Taufatofua, shirtless Tongan at past two Olympics, is aiming for 2020 Tokyo Games Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan athlete who went viral for shirtless appearances at past two Olympics, is turning his attention to 2020 - in sprint kayak.        ...
16:24, 04/29/2019

Discovery commits to delivering the biggest digital Olympic Games for Europe at Tokyo 2020 "With one year to go until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 begins, Discovery announced today that is will present the most comprehensive digital coverage of a Summer edition of the Olympic Games ever acr...
16:48, 07/24/2019

Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues - National Olympic Committees "Delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they are confident their hosts will find heat and water quality solutions ahead of next year\u0027s Summer Olympics."...
13:36, 08/20/2019

Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals 1 year ahead of games TOKYO — Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing on Wednesday as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until the games open. Fans, sponsors and politicians were ...
09:36, 07/24/2019

Tokyo stocks rebound on Trump's comments on Japan auto tariffs; Subaru, tyremakers shine Japanese shares made a modest rebound on Tuesday after the previous session's sharp selloff, as investors registered relief after President Donald Trump said the United States had no plan to imminentl...
10:12, 08/27/2019

Supply-chain pain: South Korea chipmakers and their suppliers seek to bypass Tokyo curbs South Korean chipmakers and Japanese chemical suppliers caught in the midst of a sudden escalation of a bilateral diplomatic dispute are scrambling to circumvent tightened export controls imposed by T...
16:36, 07/08/2019

Trump concludes Tokyo visit as Japanese trade official plays down August deal chances U.S. President Donald Trump concluded his four-day visit to Tokyo on Tuesday amid confusion about whether a trade deal with Japan could come in August....
10:00, 05/28/2019

Humidity, Extreme Temperatures in Tokyo Impact Olympic Triathlon Qualifier — A ‘Major Worry’ for Organizers of Next Summer’s Games (TOKYO) — Tokyo’s summer heat has forced an Olympic women’s triathlon qualifying event to be shortened because of high temperatures that are likely to impact next year’s games....
23:48, 08/15/2019

This Free People Apparel Isn't Free, People, But It's Cheaper Than Usual Ultimate boho brand Free People’s effortlessly cool, vintage-y styles don’t come without some heavy lifting on the part of your wallet. But today, flower children should head over to Nordstrom Rack, w...
20:36, 05/09/2019

Tokyo Olympics offer 'second-chance' lottery for Japan fans Tokyo Olympic organizers are putting "a few hundred-thousand" tickets into a lottery next month for Japan residents who were shut out when results of the first lottery were announced in June  &#...
13:00, 07/05/2019

SKorea asks IOC to ban 'rising sun' flag at Tokyo Olympics South Korea has formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban the Japanese "rising sun" flag at the 2020 Tokyo Games, calling it a symbol of Japan's brutal wartime past   &...
10:00, 09/11/2019

Team GB to send biggest ever team to overseas Olympics at Tokyo 2020 • Chef de mission hoping for 380 athletes in Tokyo• Paralympic team to decrease slightly on RioGreat Britain is on course to send its biggest team to an overseas Olympics, with the aim of staying in t...
03:00, 07/19/2019

GB duo disqualified for finishing hand-in-hand in Tokyo triathlon "British triathletes Jessica Learmonth and Georgia Taylor Brown were both disqualified after they crossed the line together following the heat-affected test event for next year\u0027s Tokyo Olympics o...
13:49, 08/15/2019

Rich people hunt people who we're assuming aren't rich in teaser for Blumhouse's The Hunt One of our most anticipated flicks of the year might be The Hunt, a Blumhouse thriller that, like the Purge franchise before it, appears to have the 1% in its satirical crosshairs. Billed as an explor...
17:12, 07/15/2019

The Good Points And Bad Points Of Living In Tokyo Do you live in Tokyo? Do you want to? Recently online in Japan, people listed the good points and the bad ones of living in the metropolis with the largest population density on Earth....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Here's what people really tip — and it's not 20% The rise of mobile payments at coffee bars, food trucks and ride shares has made it harder for consumers to know when it's appropriate to tip and how much....
18:24, 09/12/2019

Here's What People Wish They Knew at Your Age “You don’t have to be so angry,” I wish I could tell myself at 16. “Get a real job and stick with it,” I wish I could tell myself at 23. You can’t tell your younger self what you know now. But you can...
20:24, 08/06/2019

How to Help Your Kid Find Their People My 6-year-old daughter has been complaining about a girl at school. She plays with her often, but lately, she has been frustrated with the way she cuts her off when she’s talking and dismisses her nee...
23:48, 06/05/2019

When Important People Die, He’s There You’ve probably never heard of Robert M. Boetticher Sr., but he has helped arrange the services of multiple presidents, first ladies and celebrities when they died....
13:12, 05/15/2019

Why Some People Lie to Their Therapists Lying is, for better or worse, a behavior humans take part in at some point in their lives. On average, Americans tell one to two lies a day, multiple studies have suggested. But it’s where some...
17:00, 07/29/2019

Wealthy people think they’re better than others, even when they’re not Well, this is rich. Research published online Monday in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology found that people in higher social classes tend to think they are more adept at certain tasks —...
22:24, 05/20/2019

Kia e-Niro: the EV for the people The Kia e-Niro does what few of the current crop of electric vehicles can manage. It offers a complete EV (electric vehicle) experience for the people. While Tesla may still be pushing the boundaries ...
20:36, 07/06/2019

Trump Keeps Saying He ‘Never Met’ People He Clearly Knows. Here’s Why When Donald Trump says he’s “never met” someone, it can mean a lot of things. One thing it doesn’t: that they literally have never met. On multiple occasions over the last few ...
19:24, 05/03/2019

How to Talk to People at the Gym It’s totally normal to spend an hour or two at a gym full of people and speak to no one. Headphones in, eyes on your workout, focused. But what if you want to talk to somebody? A cute guy? An athlete ...
10:12, 08/27/2019

How to Help the People of Sudan June has been a violent month in Sudan’s capital of Khartoum, as peaceful protestors demonstrating for a civilian-led government have been attacked in the streets by paramilitary forces. It’s been est...
21:24, 06/20/2019

Why did people line up to buy this new CPU? AMD has a lineup of new CPUs out now, but good luck finding them. Eager fans lined up at stores around the world to get in on the excellent new products.Read More...
02:12, 07/11/2019

What Is Wrong With You People Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, known for our purposes here as The Mueller Report, is set to debut as a no. 1 New York Times bestseller on not one but two lists coming May 12, Axios re...
19:00, 05/02/2019

E-scooters now seem less likely to run people off sidewalks What a difference a year makes - what was chaos in 2018 has turned orderly, as scooters now get parked in the "furniture zones," of sidewalks.       ...
21:36, 07/20/2019

Doctors Now Want More People to Get the HPV Vaccine Good news if you’re an adult who hasn’t gotten the HPV vaccine yet: A government advisory panel recently voted to recommend the vaccine for men up to age 26 (previously it was recommended for women up...
19:48, 06/27/2019

The NFL’s 50 most fascinating people in 2019 1. Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs QB (2018: 22): Must-watch television, a froggy-voiced gunslinger touched by the hand of God, as Dave Gettleman would say, or perhaps the hand of Brett Favre. 2. Kyler Murray...
00:48, 09/05/2019

What Car Do These People Possibly Have In Common? Just take a moment and look at that group of four people up there: famously flamboyant pianist Liberace, failed GOP presidential candidate Barry Goldwater, noted actor and environmentalist Ed Begley J...
09:36, 09/04/2019

Do You Let Other People Drive Your Cars? During the year, the vast majority of my miles are logged in press cars. I have to review a car every week for my other freelance gig. To do that, I need to put a decent number of miles on the car I’m...
04:36, 09/02/2019

‘You Will Be Disappointed.’ Too Many People Want Their $125 From Equifax, FTC Says The Federal Trade Commission warned the public on Wednesday that people impacted by the 2017 Equifax data breach could get “far less” than the $125 payout originally promoted on the websit...
12:12, 08/01/2019

What to do if you feel people hate you Some people feel like others hate them, even when they do not. There are many potential causes of this feeling. Solutions include resolving the underlying conditions causing the symptoms and adopting ...
02:00, 07/11/2019

One million people are diagnosed with an STI every day, according to WHO Hearing that you’ve contracted a sexually transmitted infection is obviously not great news, but it’s a reality for up to a million people every single day. A new report from the World Hea...
05:12, 06/07/2019

White People Are Boring Soggy toilet paper sheet repurposed as a mesh romper for bougie chipmunks David Brooks emerged from his seltzer waterbed today to warn us that the Democrats will definitely lose the Presidential elect...
23:00, 06/28/2019

Why do people laugh in their sleep? A person may laugh in their sleep due to odd dreams or sleep disorders. Rarely, the cause is a neurological condition. Sleep laughing can also be normal, especially in babies. Learn more about laughin...
09:48, 06/01/2019

Uber Only Has 800 Marketing People Now On Monday, Uber announced it had laid off a third of its marketing department. According to the New York Times, an internal email said the team had “grown bloated.”Read more......
08:36, 07/30/2019

Dancing is How You Get People Racing We at Jalopnik want people to be racing more cars. But racing is never a simple or cheap endeavor, even if the car itself is. But I have an idea for a spec series—say with an all-Mitsubishi Mirage gri...
22:24, 08/03/2019

More than 1 million people are diagnosed with an STI every day Each year, there are more than 376 million new cases of the four most common infections -- chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, and syphilis -- meaning that more than 1 million people are diagnosed e...
17:00, 06/07/2019

The #1 Account All Wealthy People Have (That You Probably Don't) Wealthy people take advantage of all the tax breaks they can get. This little used retirement account is how they are able to accumulate millions for retirement....
17:48, 05/01/2019

Here's why some people don't mind overpaying the IRS More than 4 out of 10 people polled by NerdWallet are perfectly fine with taking home less pay and sending more money to the IRS throughout the year. That's because they're banking on a big ...
16:00, 08/13/2019

New tech to help disabled people Latest developments in the pipeline for those struggling with mobility, sight, hearing or speechNine years ago, David Mzee was left paralysed by a gymnastics accident and told he would never walk agai...
09:12, 09/08/2019

Why people get headaches from looking at buildings It's three o'clock. You're at work, struggling to focus during the afternoon lull. You gaze out of your office window, hoping for some relief, but instead you feel a headache coming on....
04:12, 07/01/2019

One in every 108 people on the planet has been displaced More than 70 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence or persecution, the United Nations has said, as the global migrant crisis pushed the number of displaced people to a ne...
15:24, 06/19/2019

Boeing may rebrand the 737 Max so people are willing to fly in it again Boeing has a serious problem on its hands. After a pair of fatal crashes that claimed hundreds of lives, the company’s 737 Max jetliner has been seriously tarnished. Nobody really wants to fly o...
07:24, 06/19/2019

People with depression are less likely to have certain gut bacteria People who lack certain bacteria are more likely to have depression, according to the largest study yet to find a link between the microbiome and mental health...
18:24, 04/28/2019

What Should People Know About Driving in Your City? What kind of idiot takes the Inner Loop to the Outer Loop without merging into the HOV lane on red? Why the hell would you take the 101 past Broadway during rush hour without a bumper guard on your pa...
20:24, 08/19/2019

Trump says people want to work for him because he’s ‘a lot of fun’ A small crowd of people are practically tripping over each other to be the next national security adviser — because “it’s a lot of fun to work with Donald Trump,” the president...
04:36, 09/13/2019

Infographic: People still have no idea what IoT actually is While the majority of people own Internet of Things devices, many don't have a good understanding of what the technology is, according to a Metova report....
16:00, 06/12/2019

Three more people die on Mount Everest Three people died descending from Mount Everest on Thursday, increasing the death toll for the week to seven. Climbers hoping to make it to the top of the mountain are forced to wait for hours at 26,2...
22:36, 05/24/2019

5 People Who Can Help You Love Your Body Learning to love your body — whatever shape or size you may be — is easier said than done, but these people are out to teach all of us that there’s no time like the present to fall in love with who yo...
15:12, 05/08/2019

What People Say About the Economy Can Set Off a Recession Big economic changes come when popular narratives mutate and spread, infecting the decisions of millions of people, the economist Robert J. Shiller says....
15:00, 09/12/2019

Don't Mess With the Weather People In Monday’s forecast, we see a low chance of the National Weather Service soothing President Donald Trump’s ego over his Hurricane Dorian flub and a high chance of Trump continuing to bitch about it i...
04:24, 09/10/2019

Facebook will ban ads that tell people in U.S. not to vote Facebook Inc will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights Audit published on Sunday....
01:24, 07/01/2019

Why More And More Millennials Are Choosing To Become 'Pod People' PodShare is a service that creates compact, dorm-like buildings that hold about 10 to 30 people. All the residents share a communal area, kitchen and bathrooms - and more and more millennials are......
12:00, 05/14/2019

Why are so many people using ‘ashley’ as a password? It is only the 797th most popular girl’s name in the UK – yet a study shows it is used as a website login more often than any other forenameName: Ashley.Age: First recorded use as a first name was in ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Facebook Will Ban Ads That Tell People in US Not to Vote Facebook will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 US presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights Audit published on Sunday....
10:24, 07/01/2019

People with fibromyalgia have different gut bacteria A new study shows that gut bacteria composition is different in people with fibromyalgia and that it varies with the severity of pain and other symptoms....
19:48, 06/24/2019

How many people did it take to colonize Australia? A new study suggests that the first humans to move into Australia and New Guinea came in larger numbers—and perhaps with more of a plan—than some researchers previously thought. People have lived in A...
21:36, 06/19/2019

Can people die from rheumatoid arthritis? A person cannot die directly as a result of rheumatoid arthritis, but the condition can lead to life-threatening health complications. Learn about the factors involved and methods of preventing compli...
22:24, 06/19/2019

What will your digital footprint tell people about you when you die? From exposing sexual secrets to repairing a bad image, the digital afterlife and who controls it matters in unexpected ways, as a fascinating new book explains...
15:00, 06/23/2019

What are the best cereals for people with diabetes? Many commercial cereals are high in carbohydrates and contain added sugars. Learn about which cereals are safe for people with diabetes to eat in this article....
22:24, 05/10/2019

48 kilometers is the farthest most people will travel to get some ass It turns out that 48 kilometers (30 miles) is the maximum distance most dating app users are willing to travel for a chance to meet the love of their lives. Indeed, two-thirds of people (68 percent) a...
17:24, 07/18/2019

Uber Ruthlessly Prioritizes 435 People Out of a Job Uber has laid off 265 engineers and 170 members of its product team because it is a successful company based on sound financials that is not badly in need of a drastic overhaul.Read more......
04:12, 09/11/2019

‘The Era of People Like You Is Over’: How Turkey Purged Its Intellectuals For more than a century, one school of political science dominated the education of Turkey’s governing class — until the Erdogan regime set about destroying it....
15:12, 07/24/2019

The Worst People in America Are Rebranding Over the past decade or so, the Koch political network, now headed by Charles Koch after his brother David’s departure from politics last year, has become the symbol of excess wealth and inordinate po...
23:12, 05/20/2019

Why High-Class People Get Away With Incompetence People who came from higher social classes were more likely to have an inflated sense of their skills, a new study found. This overconfidence was interpreted by strangers as competence....
19:12, 05/20/2019

The 7 Funny People Reshaping Comedy Right Now Jaboukie Young-White, the "It's a Guy Thing" crew, Zack Fox, Saturday Night Live’s freshest voice, and more headline a whole new class of joke-makers....
16:12, 06/03/2019

What Can The Raptors Possibly Do To Make People Believe The Lie? The Raptors took down the Bucks on Saturday, 100-94, to clinch an NBA Finals berth for the first time in franchise history. With that series victory, Toronto seemingly vanquished the infamous Drake cu...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Dear White People, How You Like Your Grits? OK, OK, OK, I have a confession—the headline is a tad misleading as I don’t really care how white people like their grits or whether they know what a grit is. This is really about that Justin Simien s...
00:24, 06/20/2019

More people arrested than ever before at Burning Man festival Authorities arrested at least 58 people, 14 more than last year, and most of the arrests were primarily for drug possessionAuthorities arrested at least 58 people at this year’s Burning Man festival i...
20:00, 09/04/2019

4 Your Health: More people are committing suicide Suicide has increased by more than a third since 1999. The number of people dying by suicide is on the rise. That is according to a new study from the CDC. According to the report, the suicide rate ha...
20:48, 06/20/2019

Tech platforms have a problem: People Tech entrepreneurs and investors love platforms because their value grows exponentially with the number of people using them. But the deal sometimes breaks down....
02:00, 09/14/2019

Over 5 million people without power across Ohio The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via...
15:24, 05/28/2019

Most people would rather lose their job to a robot than another human Most people would prefer a robot to take their job if they had to lose it, but they would prefer to see another human step in if a co-worker was going to lose theirs...
18:24, 08/05/2019

The Perfect Squad Size Is 3 People If you were paying attention to this week’s E3 announcements and also care about co-operative games, you might have noticed something: There are a lot of three-player co-op games. Rainbow Six Quaranti...
07:24, 06/15/2019

EV Credits Mostly Go Towards Rich People Who Would Buy EVs Anyway: Study Most beneficiaries of the federal government’s electric vehicle tax credit would have bought an electric vehicle anyways even if they didn’t receive a subsidy, according to a new working paper from th...
16:24, 06/04/2019

Twitter Is Ratting You Out to the People You Unfollowed If you unfollow someone on Twitter right now, Twitter might send them a notification. Thanks to the bug, which has been active for over a week now, user X might get a “Y followed you” notification whe...
17:12, 06/20/2019

Can you solve it? 24 hour puzzle people Logic problems to keep you up all nightUPDATE: Click here for the solutions The little-known sport of extreme puzzling held its premier tournament this weekend in Hungary. The annual 24 Hour Puzzle Ch...
02:48, 05/02/2019

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the country’s futureAs the United States engages in an increa...
09:00, 06/15/2019

19 people share their 'coming out' stories Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images Coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or gender non-binary is a personal experience. Not everyone is in a position where they can be certain they will receiv...
00:12, 05/28/2019

More young people suffering from strokes (WMC) Many people associate a stroke diagnosis with older patients, but doctors say younger people are at risk too. Stephanie Buntin is a 39-year-old mother, living in Memphis, Tennessee. For the most...
21:12, 06/20/2019

Will Congress put three people out of work for each one it helps? Should the national minimum wage be raised gradually from the current $7.25 per hour to $15 per hour by 2025, as proposed by the Raise the Wage Act? The Congressional Budget Office has shed some new l...
06:00, 07/17/2019

People With Autism Are Hot Hires for AI Jobs Businesses scrambling for artificial-intelligence talent are tapping an unusual resource: people with autism, who can do repetitive AI tasks for hours or who excel at pattern recognition....
17:00, 08/01/2019

Putin Says Russians and Ukrainians Are ‘One People’ MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he believes Russians and Ukrainians constitute one nation and that the countries should find a way to integrate. Putin made the comments in an inte...
23:36, 07/20/2019

Three people die in shooting at French gas station At least three people were killed when young shooters opened fire at a gas station in southern France. Two of the victims are known to police in what is being treated as a drug-related crime....
02:12, 07/30/2019

Indigenous people much more likely to be murdered than other Canadians Of 651 murders in 2018, 140 were of Indigenous people – 22%First Nations, Métis and Inuit account for only 5% of populationIndigenous people continue to be dramatically overrepresented among Canadian ...
23:48, 07/23/2019

Why are people obsessed with White Claw? Since my taste test of hard seltzers, people have begun turning to me as their personal Hard Seltzer Explainer. I field the questions at parties, via text, on Twitter: What are hard seltzers made of? ...
20:00, 07/26/2019

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
18:36, 05/22/2019

Why are so many people getting shot on California highways? San Francisco Bay Area freeways have become a common venue for gun violence. Experts point to gang conflicts and displacementSign up for the project newsletterDemarcus Doss and his girlfriend, Joanna ...
16:12, 07/23/2019

Snakebites kill at least 80,000 people per year and probably more Statesman and former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan once called snakebites “the biggest public health crisis you’ve never heard of.” The World Health Organization is looking to change tha...
14:12, 05/23/2019

The Dodgers Did What They Are Built To Do: Hurt People You can look at what happened to the Mets in Los Angeles last night—blowing an 8-3 lead in the final three innings and getting walked off by the Dodgers—as yet another example of the hopeless and bumb...
16:48, 05/30/2019

Sorry AOC, but Equifax probably won’t be paying people $125 apiece Those hoping to cash in on the massive Equifax settlement might be out of luck, thanks to AOC. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted a call for those affected by the 2017 data leak to make a claim, sa...
19:48, 07/27/2019

Some People Can Now Rent Cars Through Lyft, Though We're Not Sure Why They Would Lyft disrupted the taxi space. Then it invented the bus. Then it got into scooters. Now, it’s created a service that’s like Enterprise Rent-A-Car except... well, actually, it’s basically just Enterpr...
23:00, 09/07/2019

People with narcolepsy may be more creative because of how they sleep Creativity tests reveal that people with narcolepsy are more inventive, perhaps because they rapidly enter the dream state in which we have unusual experiences...
19:12, 06/18/2019

Oh God, People Really Are Anti-Vaxxing Their Pets A new report from the UK seems to confirm vets’ worst fears, suggesting that pet vaccination rates in the country have dropped off substantially in recent years.Read more......
07:12, 09/06/2019

Did you solve it? 24 hour puzzle people The solutions to today’s puzzlesEarlier today I set you four Masyu puzzles from the 24 Hour Puzzle Championship. Click here for a printable sheet of the puzzles.The solutions are: Continue reading......
02:48, 05/02/2019

Why are so many people dying in US prisons and jails? The number of Americans dying while incarcerated has surged while the US prison population has increased by 500% over the last 40 yearsOn 10 July 2015, 28-year-old Sandra Bland was pulled over in Prai...
09:12, 05/26/2019

NASA is going back to the moon but most people in the US don't want to Most people in the US don’t support going to the moon or Mars, according to a recent survey, but about half say they’d take a trip to orbit Earth if given the chance...
21:12, 06/21/2019

Older people use more energy - and it's not just because of wealth The average age is rising around the world - a demographic shift that could pose a significant challenege toefforts to rein in emissionns and climate change...
12:36, 05/21/2019

4 Your Health: More people using antibiotics without a prescription Many Americans are using antibiotics without a prescription, according to new research from Baylor College of Medicine. The study shows unprescribed antibiotic use varied from just one percent among p...
01:36, 07/24/2019

Opinion: The Kremlin fears its own people Russian police reacted with force and arrested more than 1,000 people during opposition protests in Moscow. As the nervousness of Russia's rulers increases, so does the courage of its opposition, writ...
02:12, 07/30/2019

Trump: violence against people of faith must end President Donald Trump says violence and terrorism against people of all faiths must end. Trump spoke Wednesday to faith leaders at a White House dinner in honor of the National Day of Prayer. (May 2)...
11:36, 05/02/2019

Nine people die in Hawaii plane crash No survivors in crash on the North Shore of Oahu after plane burst into flamesNine people have died in a plane crash in Hawaii, officials have said.The crash occurred on Friday evening on the North Sh...
12:12, 06/22/2019

Comment Of The Day: The People's Ferrari Edition Series production. These words are so important when it comes to the new drop-top front-engine V12 Ferrari. In the recent past, Ferrari has been quick to put an artificial cap on the number of such be...
06:24, 09/10/2019

People are still the biggest security threat New research from Proofpoint has revealed that more than 99 percent of cyberattacks require human interaction to execute.To compile its Human Factor report, the cybersecurity firm conducted an 18-mont...
00:48, 09/10/2019

Study: People behave better when they think they’re being watched If there exists one moral code that can be shared and agreed by almost all cultures and religions, then it must be the concept of “never impose on others what you would not choose for yourself”. This ...
17:48, 07/25/2019

The Feds Are Going to Start Killing People Again Attorney General Bill Barr announced on Thursday that after a two-decade hiatus, the federal government will get back to the business of capital punishment....
18:48, 07/25/2019

Why do fragrances cause health problems for one in three people? One in three adults say fragrances in everyday products give them headaches, runny noses or breathing problems. But are these symptoms psychological?...
00:24, 09/07/2019

Bacteria keeps people off Mississippi beaches Toxic bacteria are keeping swimmers out of the water on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Polluted Midwest floodwaters have fed an outbreak of cyanobacterium, which can cause rashes, diarrhea and vomiting. ...
12:00, 07/09/2019

Fit in my 40s: keep on running – and help the planet (and people), too | Zoe Williams With Good Gym you could help at a community garden, say, or visit an older person while you work out• Fitness tips: three eco-friendly ways to work outYou can do one of three things with Good Gym: a m...
09:12, 06/29/2019

Iran defends execution of gay people The US and Germany have condemned Iran after its foreign minister defending the policy of execution for gay people. The issue erupted after a pointed question from a German reporter....
11:48, 06/12/2019

Is Vaping Making People Sick? The CDC recently announced that it’s found over 150 people with serious respiratory illnesses and a history of vaping. We don’t know yet whether vaping caused them to get sick, but an investigation is...
01:48, 08/23/2019

I Can't Deal With People Getting Ahead Of Me In MMOs Earlier today, my Kotaku coworker Heather Alexandra posted what I am sure was an amazing and insightful look at the end of Final Fantasy XIV’s Shadowbringers expansion. An ending that I’m still a leve...
18:12, 07/11/2019

How people are using apps to save money Play to save. That’s the name of the game for some people looking for easy incentives to stash away a little extra cash without thinking twice about it. Before Mike Pearson, 37, and his wife planned a...
18:12, 07/03/2019

Don't Be a Dick About Other People's Food Allergies In this week’s truly heinous edition of Ask Polly, the letter writer casually describes what amounts to multiple attempts on her life by her in-laws. Not only do they refuse to acknowledge her deadly ...
08:24, 08/09/2019

Sudowoodo Is Loved By Millions Of Old People Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Su...
18:36, 08/31/2019

20 products people are obsessed with on Amazon If you've ever wondered which products Amazon shoppers are obsessing over, look no further, as we've compiled a list of the most popular stuff purchased in 2019.     ...
03:12, 08/09/2019

Over 34 million people use Amazon Fire TV Amazon Fire TV has over 34 million monthly active users, further widening its lead over competitor Roku. Jenn Prenner, head of global marketing, growth and engagement for Fire TV, confirmed the number...
03:24, 05/16/2019

Malcolm Gladwell: ‘I’m just trying to get people to take psychology seriously’ The Canadian writer made his name bringing intellectual sparkle to everyday subjects, and his new book - about how strangers interact with each other - is no exceptionIn the flesh, Malcolm Gladwell is...
16:12, 09/01/2019

VW Bets Future on Electric People's Car Volkswagen lifted the curtain on the first of a new generation of vehicles it is betting will take the electric car out of its tiny market niche and make it the new car for the masses....
23:24, 08/22/2019

Dutch airline KLM calls for people to fly less The Netherlands’ national airline urges people to ‘fly responsibly’ and to invest in its carbon-offsetting schemeDutch airline KLM has launched a campaign asking people to fly less. The video and open...
23:24, 07/11/2019

Outriders is a cooperative shooter from People Can Fly Outriders is the latest People Can Fly Game. The studio is best known for Bulletstorm on the Xbox 360, and now it's making a modern, multiplayer shooter.Read More...
07:12, 06/11/2019

Rich People Sad, Hook It to My Veins Rich guys are always winning in politics—not just when they run for office, but also when they want laws passed and bills defeated. In the rare instances where they do not win, they are shocked that t...
22:48, 06/13/2019

People Are Already Renting Out Their Toyota Supras If I know anything about hype, it’s that there will always be a slew of people following right behind it, trying to profit. The 2020 Toyota Supra is perhaps the most hyped-up car of this year and it’s...
06:12, 08/28/2019

Use Your Destination Wedding as a Way to Invite People Who Won't Come If you feel obligated to invite a bunch of people to your wedding while secretly hoping the majority of them send their regrets, the destination wedding is the way to go....
21:48, 05/06/2019

Hey brewers, what do people misunderstand about beer? Like most of the world’s most delicious substances—wine, salt, butter, bread—beer is deceptively simple. At its most basic, it’s just water, yeast, hops, and malt. But it’s the way brewers manipulate ...
01:36, 06/13/2019

Why are people still dying of malaria when we have a treatment? Ugandan inventor Brian Gitta created a way to test for malaria without a blood sample. He hopes it will help people get vital treatment faster, and enable us to track and ultimately beat the disease...
14:36, 08/26/2019

Why people should not get too worked up about recession fears Trade war fears are rattling investors. But is the recent volatility in the global stock and bond markets really a sign that a recession might be lurking just around the corner?...
22:36, 08/28/2019