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 ...

Closure of Tsukiji marks the end of an era for Yoshinoya

National Oct 6, 2018

Closure of Tsukiji marks the end of an era for Yoshinoya

The Yoshinoya outlet at the origin of the nationwide gyūdon (beef on rice) chain — located inside Tokyo's Tsukiji wholesale food market — closed its doors for the last time Saturday, ending its 59-year-old history due to the relocation of the famed market. Many customers ...

Operation Tsukiji: Tokyo battles rats as iconic market shuts

National Sep 14, 2018

Operation Tsukiji: Tokyo battles rats as iconic market shuts

The operation must be ruthless, thorough and silent. Without alerting the watchful enemy, a unit of highly trained agents at work in Tokyo throw up a ring of steel to block any escape. Despite being vastly outnumbered, the unit's chief commander is confident of total ...