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Rowing chief Rolland pleased as Tokyo 2020 venue opens

Added: 16.06.2019 5:43 | 20 views | 0 comments

Sea Forest Waterway, which will play host to rowing events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, opened on Sunday with the sport's world governing body praising organizers for delivering a "world class" venue on schedule.

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Tokyo opens Olympic rowing venue in heart of Tokyo Bay

Added: 16.06.2019 5:19 | 1 views | 0 comments

Organizers have opened the rowing venue for next year's Tokyo Olympics

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Man dies on plane after swallowing 246 packets of cocaine

Added: 12.06.2019 17:25 | 15 views | 0 comments

A Japanese man died on board a flight from Mexico City to Tokyo with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach.

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How prepared is Tokyo for giant earthquake that could kill 10,000 people and destroy 300,000 buildings?

Added: 12.06.2019 13:18 | 27 views | 0 comments

Every day, at 5pm, the gentle melody of the children's song Yuyake Koyake chimes across the Minato area of Tokyo from a loudspeaker - one of hundreds dotted across schools and parks throughout this megacity of 37 million people.The daily jingle does more than signify the arrival of evening. It is a test for the system that is designed to save Tokyoites from what would be one of the worst natural disasters in recorded human history: an earthquake striking the centre of the most populous city on… ......

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E3 2019: Ghostwire Tokyo director, Ikumi Nakamura, captures the internet's heart

Added: 12.06.2019 4:17 | 21 views | 0 comments

Move over, Keanu. E3 has another hero.

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| 'This is not a "what if" story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century

Added: 12.06.2019 1:32 | 34 views | 0 comments


They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solutions save Tokyo?
Every day, at 5pm, the gentle melody of the children’s song Yuyake Koyake chimes across the Minato area of Tokyo from a loudspeaker – one of hundreds dotted across schools and parks throughout this megacity of 37 million people.
The does more than signify the arrival of evening. It is a test for the system that is designed to save Tokyoites from what would be one of the worst natural disasters in recorded human history: an earthquake striking the centre of the most populous city on Earth.
As Japan's capital enters a year in the spotlight, from the Rugby World up to the 2020 Olympics, Guardian Cities is spending a week reporting live from the largest megacity on Earth. Despite being the world's riskiest place – with 37 million people vulnerable to tsunami, flooding and due a potentially catastrophic earthquake – it is also one of the most resilient, both in its hi-tech design and its pragmatic social structure. Using manga, photography, film and a group of salarimen rappers, we'll hear from the locals how they feel about their famously impenetrable city finally embracing its global crown
When you have a city this big and your basic lifelines are out, that’s a very significant problem

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Exclusive: Top Japanese chip gear firm to honor U.S. blacklist of Chinese firms - executive

Added: 11.06.2019 21:16 | 36 views | 0 comments

Japan's Tokyo Electron, the world's No.3 supplier of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, will not supply to Chinese clients blacklisted by Washington, a senior company executive told Reuters.

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Tokyo Olympics next year: Faster, Stronger, but not Higher

Added: 11.06.2019 11:19 | 13 views | 0 comments

Tokyo Olympic CEO reminds potential visitors that cannabis is banned in Japan

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Webb Ellis trophy touches down in Tokyo, Japan, ahead of Rugby World Cup

Added: 11.06.2019 11:18 | 20 views | 0 comments

The silver-gilt trophy, presented since the inaugural Rugby World Cup tournament in 1987, was transported on Emirates flight EK318 from Dubai to Tokyo, arriving to a champion’s welcome.

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Webb Ellis trophy touches down in Tokyo, Japan, ahead of Rugby World Cup

Added: 11.06.2019 11:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

The silver-gilt trophy, presented since the inaugural Rugby World Cup tournament in 1987, was transported on Emirates flight EK318 from Dubai to Tokyo, arriving to a champion’s welcome.

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