False quake alarm gives Tokyoites a midnight scare

National Oct 4, 2018

False quake alarm gives Tokyoites a midnight scare

Brace yourself, a strong quake is coming. This dramatic emergency message sent to smartphones and loudspeakers caused a brief panic after midnight Wednesday in Tokyo and neighboring prefectures, with many taking to social media to express their confusion over whether or not to get ready ...

Okinawa marines' version of Da Pump's 'U.S.A.' goes viral

National Aug 20, 2018

Okinawa marines' version of Da Pump's 'U.S.A.' goes viral

U.S. Marines based at Okinawa's Camp Foster have sparked a viral internet craze with a rendition of the summer hit song "U.S.A." by Japanese hip-hop band Da Pump, raising hopes of improving the image of U.S. forces in Japan. In a video posted Thursday on ...