|Japanese flood disaster frays resilience of elderly victims|
Added: 16.10.2019 12:16 | 6 views | 0 comments
When a river in Japan's Fukushima prefecture overflowed on Sunday at the height of Typhoon Hagibis, 700 homes were flooded, many belonging to elderly residents too frail to clean up and repair their water-logged houses.
|Typhoon Hagibis: Homeless men denied shelter in middle of typhoon|
Added: 16.10.2019 12:16 | 8 views | 0 comments
The case has caused huge debate in Japan - and now the prime minister, Shinzo Abe, has weighed in.
|Tokyo Olympic marathon to be moved to Hokkaido due to heat: IOC|
Added: 16.10.2019 12:01 | 8 views | 0 comments
The Olympic marathon and race walking events during Tokyo 2020 Games will be be moved to Japan's northernmost island of Hokkaido from the originally planned Tokyo due to high temperatures, the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday.
|Zarco replaces Nakagami at LCR for season's last three races|
Added: 16.10.2019 11:19 | 14 views | 0 comments
French rider Johann Zarco will replace Takaaki Nakagami at LCR Honda for the final three races of the MotoGP season after the Japanese has shoulder surgery, the team said on Wednesday.
|Yasuke: The mysterious African samurai|
Added: 16.10.2019 10:19 | 6 views | 0 comments
Yasuke was entrusted with decapitating his Japanese lord - a huge honour 500 years ago.
|Typhoon death toll climbs in Japan with 8 still missing|
Added: 16.10.2019 9:48 | 1 views | 0 comments
Japanese government says it will spend $6.5 million on emergency response for evacuees
|Typhoon Hagibis: Rescuers deployed in wake of deadly storm|
Added: 16.10.2019 9:19 | 2 views | 0 comments
Troops and rescue workers are battling flooding and landslides after the strongest storm to hit Japan in 60 years.
|Japan searching for North Korean fishing boat reported to have sunk|
Added: 16.10.2019 8:16 | 6 views | 0 comments
Japanese authorities were searching on Wednesday for a North Korean fishing boat that was reported to have sunk in the Sea of Japan.
|Japan typhoon death toll climbs to 74|
Added: 16.10.2019 7:46 | 12 views | 0 comments
Public broadcaster NHK said 12 were missing and more than 220 injured after Typhoon Hagibis lashed through the Japanese archipelago at the weekend. Throughout the eastern half of the main island of Honshu, 52 rivers had flooded over. Residents in...
|'More like us': Japan's new imperial couple puts relaxed face on monarchy|
Added: 16.10.2019 6:16 | 12 views | 0 comments
Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako have brought a more relaxed touch to one of the world's oldest monarchies, chatting in English with foreign visitors, laughing with children and even playing with dogs.