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42 articles published


Erupting volcano on Bali brings air travel warnings

Asia Pacific Nov 26, 2017

Erupting volcano on Bali brings air travel warnings

Indonesian and regional authorities heightened flight warnings around Bali's Mount Agung on Sunday as the volcano's eruptions sent a plume of volcanic ash and steam more than 6,000 meters into the skies above the popular holiday island. Ash covered roads, cars and buildings near the ...

Throwback time for fashion leads to innovation

Style & Design Nov 26, 2017

Throwback time for fashion leads to innovation

by Samuel Thomas

As regular followers of Japanese fashion can attest, the industry can be seen as somewhat flirtatious, dallying with new debutantes, another sister brand, another collaboration, another short-term "limited shop" or another retail concept that makes the news but doesn't really change the game. It is ...

Aminishiki steals show at Kyushu Basho

Sumo / Basho Reports Nov 26, 2017

Aminishiki steals show at Kyushu Basho

A day after yokozuna Hakuho wrapped up the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament championship, 13th-ranked Aminshiki provided the final day's drama on Sunday. Back in the elite makuuchi division for the first time in a year since he ruptured his left Achilles tendon on May 9, ...

Reysol put Antlers' title celebrations on hold

Soccer / J. League Nov 26, 2017

Reysol put Antlers' title celebrations on hold

Kashima Antlers' title celebrations were put on hold on Sunday as the J. League leaders were held to a 0-0 draw at home against Kashiwa Reysol. A win for Antlers would have secured a record-extending ninth J. League championship with one game remaining. But despite ...

Japan settles for draw with France

More Sports / Rugby Nov 26, 2017

Japan settles for draw with France

Japan came within inches of a historic win over France on Saturday night as the Brave Blossoms drew 23-23 with Les Bleus at the brand new U Arena. A try by replacement prop Asaeli Ai Valu eight minutes from time gave Yu Tamura the chance ...

Miyahara takes control at Skate America

Figure Skating Nov 26, 2017

Miyahara takes control at Skate America

Satoko Miyahara led Skate America after the ladies short program on Saturday, a promising sign for the 19-year-old Olympic hopeful following a hip injury that's ruined much of her season. The three-time national champion missed Four Continents and worlds because of her hip, then finished ...