English-language services debut at two key police boxes in Tokyo

Oct 1, 2016

English-language services debut at two key police boxes in Tokyo

The Metropolitan Police Department on Friday launched English-language services at two police boxes in the capital to help deal with the tourism surge in the run-up to the 2020 Olympics. The foreigner-friendly police boxes are in the Kabukicho entertainment district in Shinjuku Ward and in ...

Fire strikes Tokyo's historic Golden Gai entertainment district

Apr 12, 2016

Fire strikes Tokyo's historic Golden Gai entertainment district

A fire that broke out Tuesday in the Golden Gai entertainment district in the Kabukicho district in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo, destroyed four buildings and left at least one person injured. The fire also caused power to be cut to hundreds of businesses and homes. The Tokyo ...