Tag Archives: Tokyo


Nissan, Renault, boss, Carlos Ghosn, Japan, bullet train ride, Tokyo, Osaka

Ghosn took bullet train to Osaka en route to Lebanon

01 January, 2020 11:54 pm 11:54 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – Former Nissan and Renault boss Carlos Ghosn began his astonishing escape from Japan with a bullet train ride from Tokyo to Osaka, possibly accompanied by several people, Japanese news agency Kyodo reported Monday. Japanese authorities also said on Monday they may still press for Ghosn’s extradition from Lebanon to face multiple charges … Read More


Tokyo marathon IOC LAUSANNE Reuters 2020 Olympics International Olympic Committee

Tokyo marathon move does not affect our credibility: IOC

12 December, 2019 9:47 am 9:47 am

LAUSANNE (Reuters) – A surprise move of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics marathon races and race walk events to cooler Sapporo from the capital was sudden but it will not affect the credibility of the International Olympic Committee, a senior IOC official said on Wednesday. The IOC stunned Games organizers in October by announcing the marathon, … Read More


Athletics: Johnson urges quick return to training for Tokyo aspirants

10 October, 2019 4:45 pm 4:45 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – As athletics’ elite rest up from the latest world championships on record, 12 times global gold medallist Michael Johnson has some advice for Tokyo medal seekers: don’t stray too far from the track or exercise room.  “If you take too much time off, that’s just going to extend the amount of time … Read More


eastern Japan, hit ,flooding ,landslides ,Typhoon Hagibis ,rains ,evacuation ,advisories,Tokyo.

Storm-hit areas in Japan brace for heavy rains, 60,000 advised to evacuate

10 October, 2019 8:18 am 8:18 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – A wide swath of eastern Japan hit by flooding and landslides from Typhoon Hagibis two weeks ago braced for more heavy rains on Friday, with evacuation advisories issued for tens of thousands of people in areas surrounding Tokyo. At least 82 people were killed when Hagibis lashed central and eastern Japan with … Read More


Heart, decides, Federer, confirms, Tokyo, Olympics, participation

Heart decides as Federer confirms Tokyo Olympics participation

10 October, 2019 11:23 pm 11:23 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – Roger Federer confirmed his participation in next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo and said on Monday that he had listened to his heart before making the decision. The Swiss 38-year-old competed in the first of four Olympic Games at Sydney in 2000 and won the doubles gold partnering Stan Wawrinka in 2008 … Read More


Japan Tokyo Typhoon clean up

Japan begins clean up after Typhoon leaves 35 dead

10 October, 2019 10:55 am 10:55 am

TOKYO (Web Desk) – Japan began clean up after Typhoon leaves 35 dead as rescue efforts underway and power being restored after powerful typhoon swamps Nagano, the gateway to the Japanese Alps. According to the international media, Typhoon Hagibis Tagalog left the capital, Tokyo, relatively unscathed, but caused serious damage to surrounding regions, as rivers … Read More


Japan-Typhoon-devastation

Four killed, 17 missing as fierce typhoon batters Tokyo

10 October, 2019 5:45 am 5:45 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Four people were killed and 17 were missing after the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades paralysed Tokyo, flooding rivers and putting millions under evacuation warning before it plowed up the northeastern coast. Authorities lifted rain and flood warnings for the Kanto region around a becalmed Tokyo before dawn but … Read More


TOKYO, Japan were ,evacuate ,powerful , typhoon , landfall ,rain ,winds ,60 years.

One killed in Japan as typhoon approaches, over a million advised to evacua...

10 October, 2019 11:18 am 11:18 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – One man died and more than a million in Japan were advised to evacuate as a powerful typhoon was set to make landfall late on Saturday, bringing with it the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years. A man in his forties was killed in an overturned car early on Saturday in … Read More


japan,advises,typhoon,government,tokyo

Japan advises hundreds of thousands to evacuate as powerful typhoon approac...

10 October, 2019 8:44 am 8:44 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of households in Japan were advised to evacuate due to fears of flooding as a powerful typhoon was set to make landfall late on Saturday, bringing with it the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years. A number of municipal governments issued evacuation advisories to areas particularly at risk, … Read More


TOKYO Reuters Novak Djokovic

Djokovic downs Millman to win his first Japan Open title

10 October, 2019 11:09 pm 11:09 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic won his first Japan Open title and the 76th of his career with a dominant 6-3 6-2 win over Australian John Millman in the final in Tokyo on Sunday. It was a triumphant return to the tour for Djokovic, who had withdrawn from the U.S. Open in … Read More


Intel, use, Tokyo, Olympics, show, 3D tracking, new tech

Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech

09 September, 2019 9:00 am 9:00 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tech giant Intel Corp said on Wednesday it will use the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to show off a portfolio of new technology including artificial intelligence driven 3D tracking of athletes to augment broadcasts of events during the Games. The tracking technology will use mobile cameras to capture video of Olympic events … Read More


Powerful typhoon Faxai devastates city Chiba near Tokyo

09 September, 2019 4:03 am 4:03 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – One of the strongest typhoons finally struck just east of Tokyo on Monday, bringing record-breaking winds, stinging rain and sending some rivers close to the top of their banks. More than 100 flights were cancelled and scores of train lines were stopped, snarling the morning commute for millions in the greater Tokyo … Read More


Tokyo 2020 to up security with facial recognition system

08 August, 2018 9:38 am 9:38 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo 2020 will be the first Olympics to use facial recognition technology to increase security around all venues, the organisers announced on Tuesday. Games organisers have linked up with Japanese telecommunications and information technology giant NEC to develop the first system of this kind to be implemented at an Olympics. The technology, … Read More


Yen slips from two-week high after North Korea says still open to talks wit...

05 May, 2018 12:05 pm 12:05 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – The yen stepped back from a two-week high against the dollar on Friday when North Korea said it was open to resolving issues with the United States after US President Donald Trump called off a June summit with its leader, Kim Jong Un. Although the yen and the safe-haven Swiss franc had … Read More