Tag - miyako



Japan Times
Apr 18, 2023
Confirmed death toll rises to five in SDF helicopter crash
One of five bodies found Sunday is yet to be retrieved from wreckage that includes part of a UH-60JA helicopter that disappeared with 10 aboard in early April.
Japan Times
Dec 4, 2022
Japan's Meteorological Agency says there was no tsunami impact from Java volcano
Japan's weather agency said there was no tsunami impact in Okinawa from an Indonesian volcano that erupted on Sunday.
Japan Times
May 13, 2022
On Okinawa's Miyako Island, residents cast a wary eye toward China
Missiles deployed there, meant to target Chinese ships sailing in and out the Western Pacific, are the closest such weapons Japan has to China.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Destination Restaurants 2021
Mar 6, 2022
Etat d'esprit: A modern take on Okinawan cuisine
Drawing on his French training but inspired by local tradition, Yasuhiro Tomari has developed a uniquely creative approach to fine dining at Etat d'esprit.
Japan Times
Nov 18, 2019
Japan's Showa flash flood of photography
The National Gallery of Canada showcases Showa Era (1926-89) photographers, whose documentation and interpretation of politics, culture, social issues and even the quotidian changed the face of modern photography in Japan.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Oct 28, 2019
Negative yields will punish insurer profits, ex-Bank of Japan official says
Miyako Suda, who opposed the Bank of Japan's ultraloose monetary policy as a member of its Policy Board, has a warning for the nation's life insurers as bond yields sink ever lower.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 12, 2019
Rape acquittals spark calls to fix law in Japan, where prosecutors must prove victim 'incapable of resistance'
Miyako Shirakawa was a 19-year-old college student when she was raped by an older man. She said that when the attack started, her mind went blank and she froze up.
Jul 27, 2018
Japan's oldest person, Chiyo Miyako, dies at 117
Japan's oldest person, Chiyo Miyako, has died at age 117, the health ministry said Thursday.
Japan Times
Feb 19, 2018
Nao Kodaira pays tribute to late friend after capturing gold medal
Speedskating star Nao Kodaira paid an emotional tribute to her late friend and former teammate Miyako Sumiyoshi on Monday, a day after capturing the women's 500-meter gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.
Japan Times
Feb 5, 2018
Nao Kodaira vows to win gold for late friend
Speedskating star Nao Kodaira has vowed to strike gold at the Pyeongchang Olympics as a tribute to her late friend and former teammate Miyako Sumiyoshi.
Apr 29, 2017
Government selects 4,185 people for spring honors
This year's spring decorations will recognize 4,080 Japanese and 105 foreign nationals for their achievements in business, culture and the arts, the government said Saturday.
Japan Times
Apr 2, 2017
Leiji Matsumoto surfs the floating world
The work of manga artist Leiji Matsumoto mixes historical periods, themes and technologies, often in a science-fiction setting: His signature comics involve steam locomotives and reborn World War II battleships sailing among the stars. These grand flights of fancy, which have found fans around the world,...
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 20, 2016
Man who died in 2009 car crash tied to Shimane murder
A man who died in a November 2009 car crash has been referred to prosecutors over the slaying of a female university student around the same time, according to police.
Japan Times
Sep 6, 2016
'Leiji Matsumoto and Miyako Maki'
Sept. 10-Nov. 20
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: FASHION
Jun 11, 2016
Shibuya Parco Museum Final Exhibitions I, II, III
Shibuya Parco gets ready for a rebirth
Japan Times
Nov 24, 2015
Japan's top ballerina recalls times shared with French star
'Sylvie's retirement fills me with deep emotion. She is truly a ballerina who appears only once in 100 years.
Japan Times
Aug 12, 2015
Frida Kahlo and the secret life of women's objects
Miyako Ishiuchi is one of Japan's most formidable photographers — a woman who has been passionately interested in women and their bodies for the whole of her 50-year career. At 68 years old, her fascination with the female physique remains intact, but over the past six years she has added two subtexts...
Japan Times
Jul 25, 2013
Spirits linger in the trinkets of Hiroshima's dead
They say most people have one or more defining childhood incidents — something that sets the course of their adult life and molds their personality. Filmmaker Linda Hoaglund had one, and it was so striking that to this day she can still remember the flush on her face, the tingling of her skin and the...
Reader Mail
Dec 11, 2011
Bhutan just trying to protect itself
I am ashamed that a paper like The Japan Times would run an article like the one Nov. 30, "Bhutan royals trip masks rights issues."
Feb 1, 2011
A contrarian view of how 'austerity' bleeds Japan
With the Standard and Poor's downgrading of Japan's long-term credit rating from AA to AA minus, the focus even more is on how the economy can get out of its current deflationary quagmire.


Akiko Trush says her experience with the neurological disorder dystonia left her feeling like she wanted to chop her own hand off.
The neurological disorder that 'kills culture'