TOKYO -- About 430 people were stuck on a train overnight in Japan because of heavy snow that blanketed much of the country's Japan Sea coast, a railway official said Friday.Read more
FROM spectacular fireworks in Hong Kong and Australia to a huge LED lightshow at the world's tallest building in Dubai, a look at how revelers around the world are ringing in 2018:
WHAT’S the one thing you absolutely shouldn’t do in Japan the moment you step out of airport arrivals?
Take a taxi.
Taxis are very expensive. A 12-minute taxi ride can set you back between P2,000 to P3,000.Read more
TOKYO -- The head priest of a prominent shrine in Tokyo was ambushed and killed with a samurai sword, apparently by her brother, who then took his own life, police said Friday.Read more
TOKYO -- Japan's Emperor Akihito plans to abdicate on April 30, 2019, at age 85 in the first such abdication from the Chrysanthemum Throne in about 200 years, the government said Friday.Read more
A DELEGATION from the Davao City Government and environment groups will fly to Japan on Sunday, November 26, for a one-week observation on Japanese implementation of Waste-to-Energy and study its viability when applied in the city.Read more
KUALA LUMPUR Southeast Asian (SEA) Games 2017 champion Filipino-Japanese Mariya Takahashi returned to action and captured two gold medals within one week in separate judo tournaments in Japan following her debacle in the World Junior Judo ChampionRead more