Former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn has been released on bail from a Japanese detention facility for a second time.The...
Nissan Mortor's former chairman Carlos Ghosn will be free again from detention. A Tokyo court granted him bail earlier on...
Japan's space agency has confirmed that its Hayabusa2 space probe has succeeded in creating an artificial crater on the surface of an asteroid, the world's first attempt to study its interior.The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency made the confirmation on Thursday after analyzing images taken from 1,700 meters above the asteroid, named Ryugu.
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko have visited the Luxembourg Embassy in Tokyo to offer their condolences over the death of Grand Duke Jean.The Emperor and Empress left flowers at the embassy on Thursday morning.
Japan's space agency JAXA plans to bring its Hayabusa2 probe closer to the asteroid Ryugu to get a closer look at a crater it made, to decide how to study the asteroid's interior.JAXA scientists plan to determine the exact shape and depth of the crater and the size of nearby rocks to create a detailed topographical map.
A memorial service has been held for victims of a train derailment accident in Amagasaki City, Hyogo Prefecture, that occurred 14 years ago.Thursday marked the 14th anniversary of the deadly crash on the JR Fukuchiyama Line that killed 107 people and injured 562 others.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has given foreign diplomats in Japan a tour of venues for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games less than 500 days before they open.More than 130 ambassadors and embassy staff members from 107 countries and territories took part in the tour on Thursday.
Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have set up an official website for selling tickets.The Olympic organizing committee told a news conference on Thursday that it will accept applications for tickets through a lottery on the official site during a 20-day period from May 9. Only people who live in Japan can apply. The winners will be announced on June...
The Japanese government says it will conduct a pilot study this summer to reduce traffic congestion during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.The government says it will run the pilot in July and August to simulate traffic during the Games.
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics organizing committee has announced a detailed schedule for the 17-day event.The committee on Tuesday released the schedules for 32 sports.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited a soccer training facility in Fukushima Prefecture to see how reconstruction has progressed since the 2011 nuclear accident.The J-Village training facility was used as an operational base for decommissioning work at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he plans to reappoint Shunichi Suzuki as minister in charge of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.Suzuki will replace Yoshitaka Sakurada, who resigned on Wednesday over a comment that seemingly belittled reconstruction efforts in northeastern Japan.
The minister in charge of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, Yoshitaka Sakurada, has stated he is stepping down over comments related to reconstruction efforts in northeastern Japan.Prime Minister Shinzo Abe accepted his resignation.
In a mansion standing in a prime location in Milan, a servant polishes silver tableware while a personal chef shows off his skills for the epicurean family that calls it home. It's not a scene from a film, but a snippet out of the daily life that chef Tetsuo Ota experienced in his early 30s. At that time, Ota, who is...
Although it was not quite in season yet, the freshly parboiled bamboo shoot tasted amazingly sweet. The subtle tang in the aftertaste suggested the arrival of spring. Rice cooked with large pieces of bamboo shoots, complete with the vivid young leaf buds of Japanese pepper, is also a feast for the eyes.
Kujo green onions grow lushly on a patch of land in a residential area in Kyoto's Ukyo Ward. The field is owned by Genichi Nagasawa, 65, a farmer who produces Kyoyasai (heirloom vegetables of Kyoto) as well as daikon radish, turnips and other produce through organic farming.
Greengrocer Koji Ueda has been espousing the virtues of "Kyo-yasai," heirloom vegetables of Kyoto, for about 50 years. He tells customers how the Shogoin turnip, the Kujo green onion, the Kamo eggplant and the mibuna potherb mustard taste and offers tips on the best ways to cook them in front of his store.
The fish cooked slowly in low-temperature oil is served on the plate like a spring bouquet with vegetables that vary in aroma and texture. "Confit of splendid alfonsino with seasonal vegetables" is a dish that mirrors the spirit of Tadashi Michino, whose career spans 40 years. The 64-year-old is the chef of Michino Le Tourbillon, a French restaurant in Osaka.
Tadashi Michino immerses himself fully in his ideas while creating each dish and has earned the trust of his fellow chefs. However, Michino, 64, chef of Michino Le Tourbillon, a French restaurant in Osaka, lost his way and went through tough times in his 50s.
With golden hair tied together, round glasses and a black chef's coat, Tadashi Michino works with brisk efficiency at his restaurant. The 64-year-old chef, with 40 years of experience, runs Michino Le Tourbillon, a French restaurant located in the Fukushima district west of Osaka Station where redevelopment is under way.