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Nissan Expands Patrol Lineup With Three New Special Editions

Nissan Expands Patrol Lineup With Three New Special Editions

Nissan has launched three new editions for its Patrol range in the Middle East.

People Are Angry At Toyota Over New Egyptian Fortuner Ad, Say It's Sexist

People Are Angry At Toyota Over New Egyptian Fortuner Ad, Say It's Sexist

Toyota Egypt’s all-new Fortuner campaign kicked off a month ago with modern men as its target demographic. However, by using a ‘Toyota Fortuner… made for men’ punchline, the automaker is drawing the ire of those claiming this is yet another case of gender discrimination.

2020 Toyota Corolla Sedan Coming To Join The New Hatchback

2020 Toyota Corolla Sedan Coming To Join The New Hatchback

Toyota recently rolled out the new Corolla Hatchback, but its sedan counterpart is still essentially the same model that came out in 2014. That makes it about due for replacement, and according to the latest, that’s just what the Japanese industrial giant has in store.

New Toyota Supra Goes Racing Giving Us Another Look Inside And Out

New Toyota Supra Goes Racing Giving Us Another Look Inside And Out

The all-new Toyota Supra has yet to premiere in street-legal (production) form, but the sports car made its racing debut over the weekend, competing at the Nurburgring in the VLN championship’s SP8T class.

2019 Nissan Qashqai Is Still One Of The World's Best Compact SUVs

2019 Nissan Qashqai Is Still One Of The World's Best Compact SUVs

The second generation Nissan Qashqai has been with us since 2013, and four years later, it welcomed a much deserved facelift.

Toyota Warns Of Price Rises After No-Deal Brexit

Toyota Warns Of Price Rises After No-Deal Brexit

The president of Toyota has joined a chorus of industry executives warning about the ill-effects of a potential no-deal Brexit.

Fujifilm Exec Says They Will 'Never' Go Full-Frame

Fujifilm Exec Says They Will 'Never' Go Full-Frame

With companies such as Nikon and Canon getting into the full-frame mirrorless camera game, you would not be wrong in...

Toyota And LINE To Bring AI Voice Commands To Cars In 2019

Toyota And LINE To Bring AI Voice Commands To Cars In 2019

#CEATEC2018 – LINE is a messaging app that some of you might not be familiar with, but over in Asia...

Japan Calls On Facebook To Improve User Data Protection

Japan Calls On Facebook To Improve User Data Protection

Facebook’s multiple data lapses this year have affected millions of people across the globe and this hasn’t gone down...

Certification Reveals Triple-Camera And Android Pie For Honor Magic 2

Certification Reveals Triple-Camera And Android Pie For Honor Magic 2

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has a new flagship smartphone in the pipeline called the Honor Magic 2 which will be...

News

Kidnapped journalist Yasuda 'released'

Kidnapped journalist Yasuda 'released'

The Japanese government says it's highly likely that freelance journalist Jumpei Yasuda has been released by militants in Syria.Chief Cabinet...

Suga: Missing journalist likely freed

Suga: Missing journalist likely freed

The Japanese government says it's highly likely that freelance journalist Jumpei Yasuda has been released by militants in Syria.Chief Cabinet...

Sport

Table tennis star Ai Fukuhara feels 'lighter'

Table tennis star Ai Fukuhara feels 'lighter'

Japanese table tennis star Ai Fukuhara says she feels "lighter" now that she has reached her well-thought-out decision to retire from competition.The 29-year-old told reporters on Tuesday that she'd long mulled whether to call it quits.

Table tennis star Ai Fukuhara feels 'lighter'

Table tennis star Ai Fukuhara feels 'lighter'

Japanese table tennis star Ai Fukuhara says she feels "lighter" now that she has reached her well-thought-out decision to retire from competition.The 29-year-old told reporters on Tuesday that she'd long mulled whether to call it quits.

Cuisine

Sardines cooked with escargot butter popular with shoppers

Sardines cooked with escargot butter popular with shoppers

Chef Koji Yamada has been working with the local supermarket Tsuruya in Ueda, Nagano Prefecture, to create healthy recipes for home cooking, which are distributed at all 33 stores of the supermarket in the prefecture. Yamada, chef of Weisshorn, a restaurant located in Maruko Central Hospital in Ueda, comes up with three or four low-sodium recipes a month that feature in-season...

Chicken thigh broiled with Shinshu miso-based sauce

Chicken thigh broiled with Shinshu miso-based sauce

This week's recipe is for a dish that is popular among patients and staff at Weisshorn, a restaurant located in Maruko Central Hospital in Ueda, Nagano Prefecture. The restaurant's exclusive chef is Koji Yamada, 52, whose family has run a mountain hut on Mount Jonendake in the Northern Alps.

Features

Birthplace of Toyota vehicles to open to public in Aichi in July

Birthplace of Toyota vehicles to open to public in Aichi in July

KARIYA, Aichi Prefecture--Rescued from demolition, a wooden factory building where Toyota Motor Corp. founder Kiichiro Toyoda built his first passenger car prototype in 1935, will open to the public on...

KYOTO GOES KAWAII: Lacquerware maker goes modern to lure young customers

KYOTO GOES KAWAII: Lacquerware maker goes modern to lure young customers

A centuries-old Kyoto-style lacquerware maker wants to put its softly rounded cups snugly into the hands of younger generations. The Tsubomi Cup is the product of Zohiko, whose main shop is...

Martial Arts

Kamen Joshi’s Nanaka Kawamura wins mixed martial arts match at Deep Jewels 18

Kamen Joshi’s Nanaka Kawamura wins mixed martial arts match at Deep Jewels 18

Kamen Joshi member Nanaka Kawamura won her mixed martial arts match at the Deep Jewels 18 fighting event on December 3.Kawamura is the first active idol to participate in this...

Japanese swords carve out larger fanbase

Japanese swords carve out larger fanbase

By Akihiro Takeda / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff WriterMore and more people are being drawn to the wonder of Japanese swords, with a sizable number actually wanting to hold one in...