Japan Olympic Museum in Tokyo to open to public on Saturday

National Sep 12, 2019

Japan Olympic Museum in Tokyo to open to public on Saturday

An opening ceremony was held Thursday for the Japan Olympic Museum in Tokyo, which aims to showcase the history and significance of the games in the buildup to the 2020 Tokyo Games. The museum, which opens to the public Saturday, will also feature exhibitions displaying ...

Tokyo police step up efforts to bolster multilingual assistance

National Sep 2, 2019

Tokyo police step up efforts to bolster multilingual assistance

With the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics less than a year away, Tokyo police are stepping up efforts to strengthen their foreign language assistance. Aiming to improve police officers' ability to provide directions, handle lost property claims and deal with other issues in foreign languages, the ...

High hopes for Paralympics with year to go

Paralympics Aug 25, 2019

High hopes for Paralympics with year to go

The countdown has begun for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, with Sunday marking one year until the games featuring athletes with a range of disabilities begin. Tokyo, which last hosted the games in 1964, will be the first city to host the Summer Paralympics twice. Japan ...