Japan's foreign press club to return to Tokyo's Marunouchi district

National Oct 18, 2018

Japan's foreign press club to return to Tokyo's Marunouchi district

The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan will relocate on Oct. 29 to Tokyo's Marunouchi business district, where former war correspondents and photographers established the club following World War II. The FCCJ's departure from its current premises in the Yurakucho Denki Building marks its fourth relocation ...

Cherry trees in full bloom in Tokyo and elsewhere across Japan

National Mar 31, 2016

Cherry trees in full bloom in Tokyo and elsewhere across Japan

Cherry trees reached full bloom in central Tokyo on Thursday, three days earlier than usual amid warm weather, and two days later than last year, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. About 80 percent of buds on the Somei-Yoshino variety of cherry tree at Yasukuni Shrine ...

National Jul 28, 2010

Motive for Akihabara massacre hinted at

Tomohiro Kato told the Tokyo District Court on Tuesday that he was "fully responsible" for the 2008 vehicle and stabbing massacre in Tokyo's Akihabara district and said he had been harassed on a mobile phone bulletin board in the leadup to the attack. Kato, 27, ...