500 Days To Olympics, Preparations In Full Swing

500 days to Olympics, preparations in full swing

Tuesday marks exactly 500 days until the start of the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

The opening ceremony will be held at the new National Stadium in Japan's capital on July 24 next year.

500 Days To Olympics, Preparations In Full Swing

500 days to Olympics, preparations in full swing

Tuesday marks exactly 500 days until the start of the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

The opening ceremony will be held at the new National Stadium in Japan's capital on July 24 next year.

Ghosn Released On Bail After 108 Days In Det

Ghosn released on bail after 108 days in det

The Former Chairman of Nissan Motor is free on bail. After spending over 100 days in custody, Carlos Ghosn posted nearly nine million dollars and walked out of a Tokyo detention center.

Ghosn stepped outside at around 4:30 PM on Wednesday, in disguise. He was wearing a worker's uniform, a cap and mask. He then got into a van and made his way to the office of one of his lawyers.

Ghosn Released On Bail After 108 Days In Detention

Ghosn released on bail after 108 days in detention

Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn has been released on bail after spending over 100 days in custody. He has posted nearly 9 million dollars and walked out of a Tokyo detention center.

Ghosn stepped outside at around 4:30 PM local time on Wednesday. To the surprise of many, he was wearing a worker's uniform, a blue cap and mask.

Reporting Of Faulty Surveys Delayed By Five Days

Reporting of faulty surveys delayed by five days

A Japanese labor ministry official says after learning that some of the ministry surveys had been faulty he did not immediately report the problem to his superiors.

Yasuyuki Onishi spoke at a Lower House committee as an unsworn witness on Friday.

Ghosn's Detention Extended By 10 Days

Ghosn's detention extended by 10 days

The Tokyo District Court on Monday approved prosecutors' request to detain former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn for a further 10 days.

He will remain in custody until January 11th.

Court Oks Extending Ghosn's Detention By 10 Days

Court OKs extending Ghosn's detention by 10 days

The Tokyo District Court on Sunday approved prosecutors' request to detain former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn for 10 more days. He will remain in custody until January 1st.

Prosecutors could seek to extend his detention for another 10 days, keeping Ghosn in custody until January 11th.

'rock In Japan Festival' To Be Held Over 5 Days Next Year

'ROCK IN JAPAN FESTIVAL' to be held over 5 days next year

Outdoors rock festival 'ROCK IN JAPAN FESTIVAL 2019' will be held on August 3, 4, 10, 11, and 12 next year at Kokuei Hitachi Kaihin Kouen in Ibaraki. 

The event was first held back in 2000 and has been a four-day event every year since 2014. Next year will mark it's 20th time, and to commemorate the occasion, it will be held over a period of five days.

Japan Sees Record Hot Days In Mid-july

Japan sees record hot days in mid-July

Record average temperatures were observed in wide areas of Japan in mid-July.

The Meteorological Agency says the hotter than average days began in late June in eastern Japan, and on around the 9th of July in the west of the country.

App Gives Staff Telework Option On Hot Days

App gives staff telework option on hot days

A Japanese software company has developed an application to encourage employees to work at home on extremely hot days.

The Tokyo-based firm, Infoteria Corporation, began a campaign with the new smartphone app on Thursday to help its staff work more comfortably and to improve efficiency. Unusually high temperatures continue across most parts of Japan.

Us Military Resumes F15 Flights 2 Days After Crash

US military resumes F15 flights 2 days after crash

The US military resumed flights of F15 fighter jets in Okinawa only 2 days after a jet crash in waters off the southern prefecture, fueling anger among its residents.

An F15 fighter deployed at the US Kadena Air Base crashed into the sea 80 kilometers south of Naha City on Monday.