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Bolt expecting high-voltage games in Tokyo

Olympics Jul 17, 2019

Bolt expecting high-voltage games in Tokyo

Approaching one year to go until the Tokyo Olympics, double individual world record holder and now-retired Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt said he is thrilled to be coming to Japan for the sporting extravaganza, even if he is no longer considered "the fastest man ...

Filipino student trio chart map to happy life in Japan

National May 9, 2019

Filipino student trio chart map to happy life in Japan

In navigating their way through Japan's often complex and confusing society, a group of Filipino international students formulated a road map for those who might choose to follow their path and want to spread the word. Through their activities at school and elsewhere, in connection ...

Old-fashioned wine techniques for a forward-looking region

Food & Drink Jan 12, 2019

Old-fashioned wine techniques for a forward-looking region

In the countryside of Katsunuma, Yamanashi Prefecture, just north of Mount Fuji, a family-run operation has been making wine the old-fashioned way for almost 100 years: squeezing grapes by hand inside wooden presses. Every year in mid-October, Hitoshi Mitsumori, 54, along with his wife Kaori, ...

Neon lights above Sapporo's famed nightlife district darkened by quake

National Sep 7, 2018

Neon lights above Sapporo's famed nightlife district darkened by quake

The neon lights of Sapporo's famed Susukino entertainment district were still off Thursday night, the area's revelers replaced by people huddled in hotel lobby entrances or queuing for water and other bare essentials following the powerful earthquake that jolted the nation's northernmost island of ...