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# tokyo - Monday 23 September, 2013

Actual snake on a plane delays 370 Qantas passengers
# Snakes On A Plane
# Snakes On A Plane

Actual snake on a plane delays 370 Qantas passengers

Sep 23rd 2013, 1:26 PM 12,858 Views 19 Comments

Samuel L Jackson was not needed though.

# tokyo - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Someone has been queuing for the new iPhone for the last week
# Phone Home
From The Daily Edge
# Phone Home

Someone has been queuing for the new iPhone for the last week

Sep 17th 2013, 5:01 PM 1,302 Views 2 Comments

It’s not out until September 20.

# tokyo - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Wrestling wins reprieve for 2020 Olympics
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Wrestling wins reprieve for 2020 Olympics

Sep 8th 2013, 5:40 PM 1,163 Views 10 Comments

In February, the International Olympic Committee had recommended that wrestling was dropped.

Tokyo's Olympic win impacts Germany's Euro bid
# Development
From The42
# Development

Tokyo's Olympic win impacts Germany's Euro bid

Sep 8th 2013, 12:52 PM 2,236 Views 0 Comments

The Germans are set to miss out on their chance to host the final of the competition.

# tokyo - Monday 26 August, 2013

Radar malfunction forces Boeing Dreamliner to abort flight
# Dashed Dreams
# Dashed Dreams

Radar malfunction forces Boeing Dreamliner to abort flight

Aug 26th 2013, 2:45 PM 11,662 Views 17 Comments

The troubled jetliner had to turn back to Tokyo Haneda airport following a radar malfunction.

# tokyo - Friday 23 August, 2013

Man dresses up as a Power Ranger to help out at Tokyo subway station
# Go Go Power Ranger
From The Daily Edge
# Go Go Power Ranger

Man dresses up as a Power Ranger to help out at Tokyo subway station

Aug 23rd 2013, 2:11 PM 1,039 Views 0 Comments

Real human being, and a real hero.

# tokyo - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

VIDEO: Lightning strikes a moving train in Japan
# Japan
# Japan

VIDEO: Lightning strikes a moving train in Japan

Aug 14th 2013, 9:37 AM 11,279 Views 26 Comments

Nobody was injured in the terrifying and dramatic incident.

# tokyo - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Study: Your dog yawns with you because they love you
# Yawn
# Yawn

Study: Your dog yawns with you because they love you

Aug 8th 2013, 7:12 PM 12,927 Views 29 Comments

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

Obama nominates Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Japan
# Diplomacy
# Diplomacy

Obama nominates Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Japan

Jul 24th 2013, 10:09 PM 8,529 Views 15 Comments

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

'Snail facial' is new beauty treatment in Japan
# Escargot
From The Daily Edge
# Escargot

'Snail facial' is new beauty treatment in Japan

Jul 16th 2013, 4:58 PM 1,004 Views 3 Comments

Yes, it involves putting snails on your face.

# tokyo - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Japanese man nears half century on death row
# Long Wait
# Long Wait

Japanese man nears half century on death row

Jul 13th 2013, 5:30 PM 11,910 Views 16 Comments

Questions emerging over guilt of world’s longest-serving condemned inmate.

# tokyo - Friday 21 June, 2013

New radioactive water leak at Fukushima
# Fukushima
# Fukushima

New radioactive water leak at Fukushima

Jun 21st 2013, 8:42 AM 4,072 Views 37 Comments

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

Japanese mayor: Wartime sex slaves were 'necessary'
# Japan
# Japan

Japanese mayor: Wartime sex slaves were 'necessary'

May 14th 2013, 9:29 AM 22,604 Views 62 Comments

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

Seventy years on Japan looks for WWII remains
# Japan
# Japan

Seventy years on Japan looks for WWII remains

Apr 11th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,991 Views 9 Comments

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 rumoured to be next US ambassador to Japan
# Diplomatic Relations
# Diplomatic Relations

Caroline Kennedy rumoured to be next US ambassador to Japan

Apr 2nd 2013, 8:52 AM 7,283 Views 9 Comments

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.

# tokyo - Friday 22 March, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added chicks sniffing daffodils
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added chicks sniffing daffodils

Mar 22nd 2013, 7:51 PM 6,790 Views 1 Comment

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

# tokyo - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Nicola Furlong murder trial: Richard Hinds found guilty
# Nicola Furlong
# Nicola Furlong

Nicola Furlong murder trial: Richard Hinds found guilty

Mar 19th 2013, 7:10 AM 30,498 Views 102 Comments

The 20-year-old has been sentenced to between five and 10 years in a Japanese prison.

# tokyo - Monday 18 March, 2013

That's Not Really Very Practical Footwear Pic of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

That's Not Really Very Practical Footwear Pic of the Day

Mar 18th 2013, 3:57 PM 14,394 Views 30 Comments

No comment.

# tokyo - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Nicola Furlong's sister tells court of her 'hatred'
# Richard Hinds
# Richard Hinds

Nicola Furlong's sister tells court of her 'hatred'

Mar 12th 2013, 2:07 PM 15,393 Views 0 Comments

The family of the murdered Irish student delivered victim impact statements in the Tokyo court today.

# tokyo - Monday 11 March, 2013

'It's very, very hard. No parent should have to go through it'
# Richard Hinds
# Richard Hinds

'It's very, very hard. No parent should have to go through it'

Mar 11th 2013, 11:58 AM 13,995 Views 0 Comments

Nicola Furlong’s father Andrew speaks out after the man accused of his daughter’s murder gives evidence in court.

# tokyo - Friday 8 March, 2013

'I hope it will get easier for us' - father of Nicola Furlong
# Nicola Furlong
# Nicola Furlong

'I hope it will get easier for us' - father of Nicola Furlong

Mar 8th 2013, 1:48 PM 12,958 Views 0 Comments

The father of the Wexford student who was killed in Tokyo last year has spoken about the first week of the trial of the man accused of Nicola’s murder.

# tokyo - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Day Two: Japan court hears trial of man accused of Nicola Furlong murder
# Nicola Furlong
# Nicola Furlong

Day Two: Japan court hears trial of man accused of Nicola Furlong murder

Mar 5th 2013, 7:19 AM 10,179 Views 15 Comments

The victim’s doctor takes the stand today.

# tokyo - Monday 4 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Mar 4th 2013, 8:41 AM 8,716 Views 12 Comments

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Monday.

Nicola Furlong murder trial begins in Tokyo
# Nicola Furlong
# Nicola Furlong

Nicola Furlong murder trial begins in Tokyo

Mar 4th 2013, 7:17 AM 6,559 Views 10 Comments

US citizen Richard Hinds is accused of killing the 19-year-old Irish student.

# tokyo - Thursday 28 February, 2013

VIDEO: Japanese skyscraper is torn down... one floor at a time
# Long Goodbye
# Long Goodbye

VIDEO: Japanese skyscraper is torn down... one floor at a time

Feb 28th 2013, 6:15 AM 11,535 Views 12 Comments

The slow, barely noticeable demolition is an attempt to minimise environmental disruption – with 90 per cent less dust.

# tokyo - Monday 25 February, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Feb 25th 2013, 8:52 AM 8,534 Views 7 Comments

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

Quake shakes buildings in Tokyo
# Japan
# Japan

Quake shakes buildings in Tokyo

Feb 25th 2013, 8:10 AM 3,684 Views 1 Comment

No risk of a tsunami, says Japan’s meteorological agency.

# tokyo - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

One dead, 900 hurt in heavy Japan snowfall
# Japan
# Japan

One dead, 900 hurt in heavy Japan snowfall

Jan 15th 2013, 8:14 AM 6,648 Views 5 Comments

A “bomb cyclone” has dumped eight centimetres of snow in nine hours in Tokyo – leading to multiple injuries and one fatality.

# tokyo - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Club World Cup: Corinthians through to final, awaiting Chelsea
# Japan
From The42
# Japan

Club World Cup: Corinthians through to final, awaiting Chelsea

Dec 12th 2012, 3:07 PM 912 Views 0 Comments

The Brazilian side narrowly edged out Al Ahly thanks to a goal from Paolo Guerrero.

# tokyo - Friday 7 December, 2012

Japan hit by series of earthquakes and 1-metre tsunami
# Japan
# Japan

Japan hit by series of earthquakes and 1-metre tsunami

Dec 7th 2012, 10:50 AM 9,607 Views 27 Comments

No reports of injuries although the location of quake, off the coast of Sendai and Miyaki prefecture, raised ghost of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

# tokyo - Sunday 2 December, 2012

At least five dead after busy traffic tunnel collapses in Japan
# Japan
# Japan

At least five dead after busy traffic tunnel collapses in Japan

Dec 2nd 2012, 9:13 AM 5,988 Views 3 Comments

The people died after being trapped inside a burning vehicle after the tunnel collapsed, 80km outside Tokyo.

# tokyo - Monday 10 September, 2012

'Fake' Tokyo doctor treated over 2,300 patients
# Japan
# Japan

'Fake' Tokyo doctor treated over 2,300 patients

Sep 10th 2012, 9:06 AM 7,192 Views 21 Comments

A Tokyo hospital is checking the qualifications of all staff after it emerged an unqualified bluffer had dealt with thousands of patients.

# tokyo - Friday 31 August, 2012

Japan court rejects Apple patent claims against Samsung
# Samsung
# Samsung

Japan court rejects Apple patent claims against Samsung

Aug 31st 2012, 11:22 AM 5,101 Views 32 Comments

The decision follows a $1 billion win by Apple in a US court last week.

# tokyo - Friday 27 July, 2012

Nicola Furlong death: US teenager to face trial as adult
# Nicola Furlong
# Nicola Furlong

Nicola Furlong death: US teenager to face trial as adult

Jul 27th 2012, 7:19 PM 6,872 Views 22 Comments

A Japanese court has ruled that a 19-year-old suspected of killing DCU student Nicola Furling will be tried as an adult.

# tokyo - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Here's what the world's most expensive one-bedroom apartment looks like
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

Here's what the world's most expensive one-bedroom apartment looks like

Jul 22nd 2012, 6:00 PM 28,924 Views 27 Comments

Got a spare €18.6 million? Not a fan of having to share that with a lot of people? This may be the place for you.

# tokyo - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Baby panda dies of pneumonia at Tokyo zoo
# Panda Death
# Panda Death

Baby panda dies of pneumonia at Tokyo zoo

Jul 12th 2012, 9:50 AM 3,702 Views 10 Comments

Less than half of newborn pandas survive more than one week according to the zoo’s chief panda keeper.

# tokyo - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Nuclear plant goes online for first time since Japan's tsunami
# Japan
# Japan

Nuclear plant goes online for first time since Japan's tsunami

Jul 1st 2012, 9:28 AM 2,215 Views 8 Comments

The Ohi plant’s reactor No 3 is returning to operation despite divided public opinion on the use of nuclear power.

# tokyo - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Investigation underway into cooking, serving of artist's genitals
# Japan
# Japan

Investigation underway into cooking, serving of artist's genitals

Jun 26th 2012, 10:30 AM 7,415 Views 27 Comments

Five Tokyo diners paid around €200 apiece for a portion of the genitals which were surgically removed in March.

# tokyo - Friday 15 June, 2012

'No justice will bring her back' - Nicola Furlong's mother speaks of devastation
# Nicola Furlong
# Nicola Furlong

'No justice will bring her back' - Nicola Furlong's mother speaks of devastation

Jun 15th 2012, 10:15 PM 8,498 Views 12 Comments

The family of the student found dead in a Tokyo hotel room three weeks ago have spoken of their grief as a 19-year-old American was arrested in connection with her death.

Last fugitive arrested over deadly Tokyo metro gas attack
# Japan
# Japan

Last fugitive arrested over deadly Tokyo metro gas attack

Jun 15th 2012, 9:45 AM 1,751 Views 0 Comments

A doomsday cult released sarin gas into the Tokyo subway system in 1995, killing 13 people and injured more than 6,000.