Feb 17, 2014

Train crash blamed on faulty brakes

A commuter train that rammed a stationary train early Saturday in Kawasaki failed to slow even after the emergency brakes were applied, an investigation has shown. Railway Tokyu Corp. believes the heavy snow that hit the Tokyo area that day may have weakened the ...

Feb 7, 2014

Chocolate Hachiko tours Shibuya

A chocolate statue of Hachiko, the dog praised for its loyalty to its master, has appeared in Tokyo’s bustling Shibuya district. The life-sized statue, made to promote Valentines’ Day, will be shown at shopping centers around the area until Feb. 14. The chocolate Hachiko ...