Dec 7, 2015

Ginza Apple store calls off event after receiving bomb threat

The Apple Inc. retail store in Tokyo’s Ginza district called off a promotional event Sunday after receiving an anonymous letter threatening to blow it up unless the event was canceled. Officers from Tsukiji Police Station searched the outlet but found no suspicious objects. The ...

Tokyo retains gourmet crown in global Michelin rankings

Dec 1, 2015

Tokyo retains gourmet crown in global Michelin rankings

A restaurant featuring ramen noodles took its place among the more exalted gourmet restaurants as Tokyo kept its crown as the Michelin guide’s dining capital of the world for the ninth straight year on Tuesday. The guide also widened its listing of foods in ...

Nov 22, 2015

James Lagier, former AP Tokyo bureau chief, dies at 80

James C. Lagier, a former Associated Press bureau chief in the United States and Japan whose four-decade career included covering nuclear tests in the Pacific, filing the bulletin on Robert F. Kennedy’s death and overseeing AP’s reporting of the 1995 Kobe earthquake that killed ...