Severe tropical storm Tapah is battering parts of western Japan as it moves northeast over the Sea of Japan. It...
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will leave for New York on Monday to attend the UN General Assembly and hold...
Strong winds from severe tropical storm Tapah suspended Shinkansen bullet train service between Hakata and Okayama stations on Sunday night.The storm also forced the cancelation of about 500 domestic flights, mostly to and from the southwestern island of Kyushu.
Strong winds and heavy rain are battering parts of southwestern Japan as the severe tropical storm Tapah approaches. The storm is expected to affect most regions of the country through Monday.The Meteorological Agency says Tapah will likely keep heading north-east, approaching northern Kyushu and the Chugoku region before heading out to the Sea of Japan.
Weather officials say the heaviest rainfall in half a century has hit Tsushima City, Nagasaki Prefecture, as severe tropical storm Tapah moves through the region.Hourly rainfall of 80 millimeters was recorded on Sunday evening in the city, which is an island on the Sea of Japan.
Japanese weather officials say severe tropical storm Tapah will bring violent winds and torrential rain to many parts of the country.The Meteorological Agency estimates that as of 7 p.m. on Sunday, Tapah is over waters 80 kilometers north of Goto city, Nagasaki Prefecture. The storm was moving north-northeast at 30 kilometers per hour.
The Rugby World Cup has kicked off in Japan. It's the first time an Asian country has hosted the tournament.The opening ceremony was rich in color, combining the modern and the traditional, including a performance by Kabuki dancers.
The 2019 Rugby World Cup has started in Japan. Twenty teams will compete for the title. In the tournament's opener on Friday, Japan faces Russia.The teams are split into four pools, with the top two in each advancing to the knockout stages.
The Rugby World Cup has kicked off in Japan. The matches will be broadcast live at 16 public viewing sites, or fan zones, in 12 cities across the country.The two fan zones in Tokyo are in Chofu City and Chiyoda Ward.
The Rugby World Cup is set to kick off in Japan on Friday night. Over the next six weeks, 20 squads will compete for a shot at the title.Forty-eight games will be held at 12 venues across the country. Among them is Kamaishi in…
The Rugby World Cup opens in Japan on Friday. It's the first time the tournament will be held in Asia.The competition will continue through November 2, with a total of 48 matches scheduled at 12 venues.
A test of traffic restrictions for next year's Olympics and Paralympics caused heavy road congestion in and around Tokyo.The trial was conducted for two days in July. A traffic data company analyzed the records of about 30,000 trucks that used the metropolitan expressway system and…
More than 5,000 people gathered at the Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium in Tokyo on Saturday to see off 29 members of Japan's rugby team. It will take part in the World Cup that starts in the country on September 20th.Captain Michael Leitch said he wants to…
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...
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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.