Category : Travel

Information on Japan, major events and happenings.

Japanese pop star ASKA was arrested on Saturday for possessing illegal stimulant drugs in his apartment in Tokyo, reports said.

Investigators were probing how ASKA — who is part of the popular music duo CHAGE …

Festivalgoers carry a portable shrine during the annual Sanja Festival at Sensoji Temple in Tokyo on Saturday. The festival, one of the three major festivals in in Tokyo, continues until Sunday.…

Rescuers called off the search for missing passengers of a sunken ferry in central Bangladesh on Saturday after retrieving 40 bodies, causing anger among relatives of those still unaccounted for.

The chief of Bangladesh’s water …

Los Angeles continued its remarkable run of crunch wins in this postseason by beating Anaheim 6-2 in Friday’s decisive Game 7, advancing to the NHL Western Conference finals for the third-straight year.

The Kings improved …

Musicians and performers parade in the compound of Sensoji Temple in Tokyo on Friday as the three-day Sanja Festival, one of the three major festivals in Tokyo, gets under way.…

Japan and South Korea will need to produce something special to meet at the World Cup, but expect a cut-throat battle for bragging rights in one of international football’s fiercest rivalries.

The tournament will also …

Steelworkers from plants owned by Ukraine’s richest man retook government buildings from pro-Moscow insurgents, reversing the tide of rebellion and lawlessness that has gripped this industrial port and dealing a setback to anti-Kiev forces aspiring …