Jordan Allen

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Fuji Rock to livestream festival acts

Music Jul 25, 2019

Fuji Rock to livestream festival acts

Fuji Rock will livestream a selection of the bands and singers performing at this year's festival, event organizers have announced. Headliners The Cure and SIA will be among the acts to have their sets streamed on the festival's official YouTube channel. Over the three days of ...

The Stylistics: Philly soul comes to Japan

Music Nov 22, 2018

The Stylistics: Philly soul comes to Japan

Fresh from a 29-date tour of the British Isles, and celebrating their 50th anniversary year, Philadelphia soul icons The Stylistics are setting up camp in Japan for a 12-date tour of three cities: Yokohama (Dec. 9), Tokyo (Dec. 10 and between Dec. 18 and ...

Yangon rail system to get upgrade

Business Dec 31, 2016

Yangon rail system to get upgrade

Tourists visiting Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, could lose one of the star attractions of the former capital after the railway that encircles the city is upgraded with the help of Japanese investment. While the responsibility for upgrading the 46 km (28.5 miles) of track that ...