Shibuya-Roppongi night bus starts

Dec 26, 2013

Shibuya-Roppongi night bus starts

by Tomohiro Osaki

Back in April, then-Tokyo Gov. Naoki Inose proudly announced a grand scheme to launch a 24-hour bus service in the capital. Little did he imagine that his pet project would be getting off the ground just as he was resigning over a scandal. Around ...

Indulge in 'Morning English' seminars with breakfast

Nov 3, 2013

Indulge in 'Morning English' seminars with breakfast

What better way to start the morning than with a plate of eggs Benedict — made from organic eggs, of course — a cup of coffee and a copy of the new Japan Times/International New York Times? To commemorate the start of its tie-up ...

Jul 23, 2013

Four admit role in fatal Roppongi attack

by Tomohiro Osaki

Four men charged in connection with the fatal beating of a 31-year-old bar owner in a Roppongi nightclub last September pleaded guilty Tuesday in their Tokyo District Court trial. Trials of others allegedly involved in the slaying, including former members of Kanto Rengo, a ...