Krosa Expected To Hit Western Japan

Krosa expected to hit western Japan

A severe tropical storm may make landfall in western Japan on Thursday, bringing torrential rains, violent winds and rough seas.

The Meteorological Agency estimates that Krosa was situated 280 kilometers southeast of Tanegashima Island in Kagoshima Prefecture at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.

Krosa Expected To Hit Western Japan On Thursday

Krosa expected to hit western Japan on Thursday

A severe tropical storm may make landfall in western Japan on Thursday, bringing torrential rains, violent winds and rough seas.

The Meteorological Agency estimates that Krosa was situated 300 kilometers southeast of Tanegashima Island in Kagoshima Prefecture at 8 a.m. on Wednesday.

Japan-s.korea Foreign Minister Talks Expected Soon

Japan-S.Korea foreign minister talks expected soon

South Korea says the Japanese and South Korean foreign ministers will hold talks in Bangkok, Thailand, on Thursday.

South Korea's foreign ministry announced on Wednesday that Kang Kyung-wha and her counterpart Taro Kono will meet Thursday morning on the sidelines of the ASEAN Regional Forum in the Thai capital.

Seoul Expected To Miss Deadline

Seoul expected to miss deadline

Turning to ongoing tensions between Japan and South Korea. Tokyo says Seoul has until midnight Thursday to respond to its request to enter into third-party arbitration over a wartime labor dispute.

The issue reignited last year when South Korea's Supreme Court ordered Japanese companies to pay damages to plaintiffs who say they were forced to work for the firms during World War 2. The plaintiffs have begun court procedures for selling off some assets seized from the firms.

Extremely Heavy Rain Expected To Hit Kyushu

Extremely heavy rain expected to hit Kyushu

Weather officials in Japan are forecasting extremely heavy rain in the southwestern main island of Kyushu. They are warning people in the region to stay on the alert for rain-triggered disasters and to take precautions to ensure their own safety.

The Meteorological Agency says rain clouds are developing as a seasonal rain front hovers over the region and warm, humid air flows in. Parts of southern Kyushu have had more than 800 millimeters of rain since last week. Weather officials have issued warnings of mudslides for Kagoshima Prefecture.

The Last Of Us 2, Death Stranding Expected To Launch For The Ps4

The Last Of Us 2, Death Stranding Expected To Launch For The PS4

Thankfully, the good news is that Sony isn’t doing that. During Sony’s 2019 corporate strategy meeting, the company outlined how the PS4 played a critical role in their strategy, and that they expect that the console “will remain the engine of engagement and profitability for the next three years”.

The presentation was also accompanied by placeholder box art images of games such as The Last Of Us 2 and Death Stranding, hinting that both these games are still very much expected to launch on the PS4, and not the PS5 as previously rumored. It is possible that those games could be launched on both consoles, but if you’re not planning on upgrading just yet, their launch on the PS4 is good news.

Smaller Nintendo Switch Expected To Arrive This Fall

Smaller Nintendo Switch Expected To Arrive This Fall


The reports about a smaller, cheaper Nintendo Switch continue to come in. A new one suggests that the company is going to release this iteration of its popular Switch console by the fall this year. Nintendo is reportedly working on a more powerful version of the Switch as well.

Japan’s Nikkei reports that the smaller Nintendo Switch will primarily focus on enabling better portable play for owners. However, it won’t lose the ability to be docked to a TV like the original Nintendo Switch.

Kono: Us Expected Little Progress In Hanoi Summit

Kono: US expected little progress in Hanoi summit

Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono has disclosed that the United States told Japan before the second US-North Korea summit that little progress was expected.

Kono told a Lower House committee on Friday that it's disappointing that the summit in Vietnam broke down without any agreement. But he said Washington had expressed pessimism during working-level talks with Japan before the summit.

Ikee Tweets Treatment Much Tougher Than Expected

Ikee tweets treatment much tougher than expected

Japanese swimming superstar Rikako Ikee has revealed on Twitter how she has been coping with her treatment for leukemia.

The 18-year-old revealed her diagnosis last month. On Wednesday, she tweeted that treatment has been much, much tougher than she anticipated, and she has not been able to eat for more than three days. But she added she will not be defeated.

Ghosn Expected To Be Released

Ghosn expected to be released

The watch is on for Carlos Ghosn. After more than 100 days in detention, the ousted Nissan Motor chairman could be free on bail at any moment. But necessary paperwork and bail payment could take time.

Ghosn has been indicted for aggravated breach of trust and underreporting his compensation for years to the tune of tens of millions of dollars.

Ghosn Expected To Be Out Soon

Ghosn expected to be out soon

After more than 100 days in detention, ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn could get bail at any moment. But necessary paperwork and bail payment could take time.

Ghosn has been indicted for aggravated breach of trust and underreporting his compensation for years to the tune of tens of millions of dollars.