'most Beautiful Lizard' Smuggled To Japan

'Most beautiful lizard' smuggled to Japan

The Tokyo Metropolitan Police have sent papers to prosecutors on six people who were allegedly involved in smuggling rare Australian-native lizards.

The accused include a 36-year-old animal dealer and lizard enthusiasts.

Mandatory Charges For Most Plastic Bags From July

Mandatory charges for most plastic bags from July

Japan's government plans to require all retailers in the country to charge customers for plastic bags starting on July 1 next year. Environmentally-friendly bags will be exempt.

The plan was presented at a study meeting organized by the environment and industry ministries on Friday.

Most Railways, Highways Back To Normal

Most railways, highways back to normal

Most railway services are returning to normal on Tuesday after Typhoon Hagibis caused widespread disruption over the weekend.

Most Shinkansen or bullet train services have resumed. However, on the Hokuriku line, operations are still suspended between Nagano station and Joetsumyoko station. The trains were making round trips between Tokyo and Nagano stations and between Kanazawa and Joetsumyoko stations.

Most Transportation Services Back To Normal

Most transportation services back to normal

Railway services in the Tokyo area have returned to normal from the first run on Monday after Typhoon Hagibis caused disruptions over the weekend.

Shinkansen bullet trains were running as normal on Monday on the Tokaido, Tohoku, Akita and Joetsu lines.

Most Private Railway Services Resume

Most private railway services resume

Railway operators in the greater Tokyo are resuming local train services on Sunday morning in the wake of Typhoon Hagibis.

Private railway operators Keisei, Keio, Tokyu, Seibu, Tobu, Sotetsu, Tokyo Tama Intercity Monorail, Rinkai, Yurikamome, Tokyo Monorail, Tsukuba Express, Keikyu, Tokyo Metro and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government's subway have resumed all or part of their services.

Most Railway Services Out On Sunday Morning

Most railway services out on Sunday morning

Railway operators in greater Tokyo will halt shinkansen and most local train services on Sunday morning for safety checks in the wake of Typhoon Hagibis.

East Japan Railway, or JR East, says all of its local lines will be out of operation at least until around noon.

Most Rail Lines To Remain Halted In Greater Tokyo

Most rail lines to remain halted in greater Tokyo

Railway operators in greater Tokyo will halt shinkansen and most local train services on Sunday morning for safety checks in the wake of Typhoon Hagibis.

East Japan Railway, or JR East, says all of its local lines will be out of operation at least until around noon.

Most Transport Services Return To Normal Operation

Most transport services return to normal operation

Public transportation services are mostly back to normal following Tuesday's quake, but services are suspended on some local railway lines.

East Japan Railway Company says the Tohoku, Yamagata, Akita, Joetsu and Hokuriku Shinkansen bullet train lines are operating normally on Wednesday.