Rugby Oct 31, 2019

Kumamoto restaurant files criminal complaint against Uruguay rugby team

A restaurant in Kumamoto filed a criminal complaint Wednesday against players and others related to Uruguay's national rugby team, accusing them of damaging its property. The players and others involved on the team behaved violently and inflicted damage to the restaurant's equipment, including audio devices, ...

Tonga draws inspiration from Kumamoto's samurai heritage

Rugby Oct 4, 2019

Tonga draws inspiration from Kumamoto's samurai heritage

Tonga is taking inspiration from samurai swordsmen as it seeks to repeat its famous 2011 victory over France at the Rugby World Cup. The Tongans will play France on Sunday in Kumamoto, a city famous for its samurai heritage, and they said Japan's renowned warrior ...

Lao Airlines to launch Vientiane-Kumamoto service in November

Business Jul 26, 2019

Lao Airlines to launch Vientiane-Kumamoto service in November

Lao Airlines said Thursday it is planning to launch regular flights in November connecting the Laotian capital of Vientiane and the resort town of Luang Prabang with Kumamoto in Kyushu. The route will offer the first regular flights connecting Japan and Laos. Lao Airlines President ...