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National Dec 31, 2017

Tokyo sees first snow of season on New Year's Eve

The capital saw its first snowfall of the season on Sunday as cold air gripped eastern Japan with the approach of a low pressure system, the Meteorological Agency said. Snowfall was observed in the Otemachi business district, where the Meteorological Agency is located, around 8:30 ...

20 Questions: The best answers of 2017

People | 20 QUESTIONS Dec 31, 2017

20 Questions: The best answers of 2017

What brought you to Japan? I came here for the magic. Osaka is home to some of the best close-up magicians in the world. — Ben Daggers, magician Richard Brezina | COURTESY OF RICHARD BREZINA What's your favorite Japanese word or phrase? I like Japanese tongue-twisters; my ...

Kei Nishikori to miss Sydney International

More Sports / Tennis Dec 31, 2017

Kei Nishikori to miss Sydney International

Kei Nishikori, who has been sidelined since August with a wrist injury, has withdrawn from the Jan. 7-13 Sydney International, the tournament organizers said Saturday night. Sydney International said on its official Twitter account, "Unfortunately Kei Nishikori has withdrawn from (the tournament). We wish him ...