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Major convenience store chain Lawson Inc. began experimenting Tuesday with a hot-and-ready food-dispensing robot that looks like its famous mascot, Karaage-kun, at an outlet in Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo. Karaage refers to Japanese fried chicken. The robot, Dekitate (ready-to-eat) Karaage-kun Robo, can prepare food quickly as ...
The United States said Monday it was imposing sanctions on three senior North Korean officials over human rights abuses, despite President Donald Trump's efforts to woo the regime into a denuclearization accord. The sanctioned officials include Choe Ryong Hae, who has been considered a right-hand ...
Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games on Tuesday announced the four finalists for the official nickname to be given to volunteers working at competition venues and the athletes' village. The shortlisted nominees are "Field Cast," "Games Anchor," "Games Force" and "Shining Blue," ...