Yokohama to stage 2019 World Cup final

Sep 28, 2015

Yokohama to stage 2019 World Cup final

Yokohama Stadium, which staged the 2002 soccer World Cup final, will replace Japan’s new National Stadium as the venue for the 2019 Rugby World Cup final, World Rugby said on Monday. Japan caught World Rugby off guard in July when it announced the proposed ...

Ever-evolving Yokohama Station marks 100th year

Aug 14, 2015

Ever-evolving Yokohama Station marks 100th year

JR Yokohama Station, named by railway fans as “Japan’s Sagrada Familia” after a Spanish cathedral for constantly being under construction, will celebrate its 100th anniversary on Saturday. According to East Japan Railway Co., the original Yokohama Station opened in 1872 when the nation’s first ...

May 19, 2015

Yokohama teen admits killing mother, grandmother

A 15-year-old boy in Yokohama has been arrested on suspicion of killing his mother and grandmother, investigators said. The high school student went to the police Monday and said he stabbed the two with a knife at his home around 8 a.m. in a ...

Mar 25, 2015

Apple to build R&D facility in Yokohama

U.S. computer maker Apple Inc. plans to build a technology development facility at a former Panasonic Corp. plant site in Yokohama, Mayor Fumiko Hayashi said Wednesday. “Apple’s presence could trigger a virtuous cycle where new values and industries will be created,” she said at ...

Mar 12, 2015

Yokohama teacher used PC to show documentary, got porn instead

A schoolteacher in Yokohama accidentally showed porn images stored in his personal computer to his students during a recent class intended to show the wonders of the universe, according to the Yokohama Board of Education. The teacher, who was not named and was described ...