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Kwiyeon Ha

Test marathon gives Tokyo a taste of what to expect at 2020 Games

15 Sep 2019

TOKYO Tokyo held a marathon on Sunday as a test case for whether organizers, athletes, and spectators can cope with sweltering temperatures expected during next year's Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games.

More than 100 people protest in Tokyo against 2020 Olympics

24 Jul 2019

TOKYO As Tokyo celebrated one year to go until the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday, at least 100 people gathered in the Japanese capital to protest the hosting of the Games.

Former Japanese fisherman finds profit in whale-watching

09 Jul 2019

RAUSU, Japan Masato Hasegawa is the fourth generation of his family to be a fisherman on Japan's northern oceans, but now his cruises focus on admiring sea life instead of catching it.

Security beefed up in Tokyo as emperor prepares to abdicate

29 Apr 2019

TOKYO Divers scoured moats around the Imperial Palace and police dogs sniffed in bushes on Monday as authorities ramped up security for the start of Japan's new "Reiwa" imperial era. | Video

WIDER IMAGE-'Superfan' of Japan's royals has followed them for decades

29 Apr 2019

KAWASAKI, Japan, April 26 Wherever Japan's royals go, there too goes Fumiko Shirataki: in summer heat and winter cold, to the ocean and to the mountains.

WIDER IMAGE-'Superfan' of Japan's royals has followed them for decades

26 Apr 2019

KAWASAKI, Japan, April 26 Wherever Japan's royals go, there too goes Fumiko Shirataki: in summer heat and winter cold, to the ocean and to the mountains.

Corrected: Japan's Heisei imperial era: three generations look back, and ahead

26 Apr 2019

(This April 23 story has been refiled to correct date on which Heisei era began to January 8) | Video

'Superfan' of Japan's royals has followed them for decades

26 Apr 2019

KAWASAKI, Japan Wherever Japan's royals go, there too goes Fumiko Shirataki: in summer heat and winter cold, to the ocean and to the mountains.

Banned from internet or not? Does Ghosn's tweet violate bail terms?

04 Apr 2019

TOKYO Carlos Ghosn's sudden emergence on Twitter, a day before he was re-arrested on Thursday, has raised questions about whether the former Nissan Motor boss violated the strict terms of his $9 million (£6.8 million) bail - something his lawyer has denied.

Banned from internet or not? Does Ghosn's tweet violate bail terms?

04 Apr 2019

TOKYO Carlos Ghosn's sudden emergence on Twitter, a day before he was re-arrested on Thursday, has raised questions about whether the former Nissan Motor boss violated the strict terms of his $9 million bail - something his lawyer has denied.

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