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Blaze at home in Tokyo suburbs leaves four dead

National Jan 27, 2019

Blaze at home in Tokyo suburbs leaves four dead

Four people were killed Sunday in a fire that burned down a house in the suburbs of Tokyo, according to police. A nearby resident in the city of Hino made an emergency call at around 2:45 a.m. to report the fire at the two-story wooden ...

Fate of Japan's oldest monorail line up in the air

National Jan 24, 2019

Fate of Japan's oldest monorail line up in the air

The operation of Japan's oldest monorail line, located at a Tokyo zoo, will be suspended in November following a 62-year run, as the current vehicles are getting old, the metropolitan government said Wednesday. It was vague about whether the monorail runs at Ueno Zoological Gardens ...