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Tokyo 2020 Olympic logo dropped amid plagiarism claim

Sep 1, 2015

Tokyo 2020 Olympic logo dropped amid plagiarism claim

The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will cease using an emblem that some critics said may have been plagiarized, NHK reported Tuesday. It was not immediately clear if the suspension was to be temporary or if the logo would be scrapped. The ...

Sep 1, 2015

Russia-seized salmon boat to be returned today

A Japanese salmon boat and its 11 crew members seized by Russian authorities July 17 for alleged illegal fishing will return home Tuesday, the Foreign Ministry in Tokyo said Monday. The Russian Foreign Ministry’s Sakhalin office also confirmed its planned return on Tuesday. A ...

Sep 1, 2015

Police to use Segway to enhance Haneda Airport security

Tokyo’s Metropolitan Police Department said Monday that the Segway two-wheel electric vehicle will be introduced to strengthen security at Tokyo International Airport at Haneda, ahead of key international events in Japan. It is the first time for Japanese police to use the Segway, which ...