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Olympics spur hotel development rush in Japan

Business / Corporate Sep 7, 2017

Olympics spur hotel development rush in Japan

With Japan in the grip of a tourism boom in the run-up to the 2020 Summer Olympics, many domestic and foreign hotel operators are capitalizing on the growing demand for accommodations. Marriott International Inc.'s top-end Edition brand will debut in Japan with two luxury hotels ...

Editorials Sep 7, 2017

Unauthorized cord blood treatments

The recent arrests over alleged unauthorized stem cell therapies using blood collected from umbilical cords and placentas has shed light on the shady aspects of these expensive treatments.

Family time in the center of the city

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Sep 7, 2017

Family time in the center of the city

The Family Stay 2017 vacation plan is being offered at the Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel, which is conveniently located in the heart of Tokyo, through Sept. 22. Free parking for one vehicle is included in the plan for guests to enjoy easy access to sightseeing ...

Yokozuna Kisenosato, Kakuryu pull out of Autumn Basho

Sumo / Basho Reports Sep 7, 2017

Yokozuna Kisenosato, Kakuryu pull out of Autumn Basho

Yokozuna Kisenosato and Kakuryu have pulled out of the upcoming Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament due to injuries, their respective stablemasters said Thursday. The announcement of their withdrawal, which came three days before the start of the meet at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, once again dashed ...

Japan eager to start World Cup preparations

Soccer / World Cup Sep 7, 2017

Japan eager to start World Cup preparations

Japan feels sorry it could not come through for Australia against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, but the Socceroos' minimal win over Thailand did not help matters, firing up the Saudis who saw an opportunity they did not let go of to qualify for their ...