# tokyo - Today’s News
It is hoped that a new baby panda would attract tourists to the Tokyo zoo.
# tokyo - Sunday 22 January, 2017
Tokyo District Court ruled that the clairvoyant brainwashed the woman into believing she owed her money.
# tokyo - Thursday 5 January, 2017
The self-styled ‘Tuna King’ Kiyoshi Kimura admits the price was a bit expensive.
# tokyo - Monday 7 November, 2016
The organiser of the event and the university apologised for the loss of life.
# tokyo - Saturday 10 September, 2016
Before the changes came into effect last year, it was the only Group of Seven nation in which the possession of sexualised images or videos of people under 18 remained legal.
# tokyo - Tuesday 26 July, 2016
An ex-employee of the facility is said to be behind the attack.
# tokyo - Sunday 22 May, 2016
Police arrested a man on the spot and seized a blood-covered knife.
# tokyo - Thursday 17 March, 2016
He has asked his government in Japan to help secure his release from an al-Qaeda linked rebel group.
# tokyo - Tuesday 16 February, 2016
Police are investigating whether the death was criminal or accidental.
# tokyo - Sunday 11 October, 2015
Not many of them are biting, though.
# tokyo - Tuesday 1 September, 2015
The logo bears certain similarities to a design for a Belgian theatre company. It’s been quite the controversy in Japan.
# tokyo - Thursday 13 August, 2015
The gruesome alleged attack took place in Tokyo this morning.
# tokyo - Sunday 26 July, 2015
Police are investigating the cause of the crash.
# tokyo - Sunday 25 January, 2015
A video featuring the second hostage calls for the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, sentenced to death in Jordan.
# tokyo - Wednesday 17 December, 2014
Passengers can be heard screaming and praying.
# tokyo - Saturday 11 October, 2014
Regular 12-hour days followed by compulsory corporate boozing with clients: meet the
# tokyo - Monday 22 September, 2014
# tokyo - Monday 21 July, 2014
# tokyo - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
Japan has notoriously tough obscenity laws, but supporters of the artist say it’s an attack on free expression.
# tokyo - Monday 31 March, 2014
Japanese Fisheries Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi last year vowed Japan would never stop whaling.
# tokyo - Tuesday 18 March, 2014
Just blending in with the locals.
# tokyo - Sunday 9 February, 2014
Most of the deaths involved road crashes and many of the injuries were caused by falls on the ice.
# tokyo - Sunday 1 December, 2013
Enda Kenny will hold talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe along with a round of business meetings in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka.
# tokyo - Thursday 21 November, 2013
The tiny islet has come into the world with quite a bang…
# tokyo - Friday 18 October, 2013
See ya later, waiters and waitresses!
# tokyo - Monday 23 September, 2013
Samuel L Jackson was not needed though.
# tokyo - Tuesday 17 September, 2013
It’s not out until September 20.
# tokyo - Sunday 8 September, 2013
In February, the International Olympic Committee had recommended that wrestling was dropped.
The Germans are set to miss out on their chance to host the final of the competition.
# tokyo - Monday 26 August, 2013
The troubled jetliner had to turn back to Tokyo Haneda airport following a radar malfunction.
# tokyo - Friday 23 August, 2013
Real human being, and a real hero.
# tokyo - Wednesday 14 August, 2013
Nobody was injured in the terrifying and dramatic incident.
# tokyo - Thursday 8 August, 2013
Dogs are more likely to find their owner’s yawning contagious indicating they feel empathy for their tired master. Aw.
# tokyo - Wednesday 24 July, 2013
The nomination, which requires Senate confirmation, marks the biggest foray into public service for Kennedy, who was an early supporter of Obama.
# tokyo - Tuesday 16 July, 2013
Yes, it involves putting snails on your face.
# tokyo - Saturday 13 July, 2013
Questions emerging over guilt of world’s longest-serving condemned inmate.
# tokyo - Friday 21 June, 2013
More than 18,000 people died when the towering tsunami smashed into Japan’s northeast in March 2011 setting off the crisis at Fukushima.
# tokyo - Tuesday 14 May, 2013
The controversial mayor claimed that the forced prostitution of approximately 200,000 women during World War II was necessary to “maintain discipline” in the ranks.
# tokyo - Thursday 11 April, 2013
The remains of some 1.13 million Japanese soldiers still lie in a vast area somewhere between Russia and remote southern Pacific islands.
# tokyo - Tuesday 2 April, 2013
Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of John F Kennedy, has long been a supporter of Barack Obama and is believed to be in the advanced stages of the selection process.