Stories tagged: Tokyo
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
Typhoon Lan sweeps across Japan; 2 reported dead
A powerful typhoon caused flooding and landslides along the Pacific coast of Japan, killing at least two people before heading out to sea Monday.
Mon., May 22, 2017
Nine months after the Rio Olympics, a new problem emerges: – defective medals
Medals handed out to more than 130 winners at the 2016 Rio Olympics are rusting, chipping or as Agence France-Presse put it, “falling to pieces.”
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 7:33 a.m.
Fire that spread to 140 buildings under control in Japan
A huge fire that spread to about 140 buildings in a small city on Japan’s western coast was brought under control Thursday night after authorities called in extra firefighters to …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 12:53 p.m.
Supercharged Chicago-to-Tokyo stock trading network in the works
Some of the world’s top trading firms have agreed to build a faster data transmission network between Chicago and Tokyo, according to a person familiar with the matter, a move …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 10:04 p.m.
Seoul, Tokyo threaten to intercept N. Korean rocket debris
South Korea and Japan vowed to shoot down any debris that falls on their territories from a long-range rocket that North Korea plans to fire this month, with Seoul saying …
Mon., March 26, 2012
Mariners seek value for ‘historical’ player
TOKYO – To see Ichiro adored his homeland is a remarkable thing. Which only complicates matters.
Mon., Feb. 2, 2009
Eruption rains ash on parts of Tokyo
TOKYO – A volcano erupted near Tokyo early today, spewing a plume of smoke more than a mile high and raining ash down on parts of the city. There were …