Ipc To Open Paralympic Museum In Tokyo

IPC to open Paralympic museum in Tokyo

The International Paralympic Committee will open its first museum on athletes and the history of the Paralympic movement.

The museum will be located at the COREDO Muromachi Terrace commercial complex in Tokyo's Nihonbashi district.

Akb48 Group Members To Open Youtube Channels

AKB48 group members to open YouTube channels

It's been announced that AKB48 group members will be opening YouTube channels. 

This announcement was made on January 21 during the group's concert '15nenme no Chosensha' at TOKYO DOME CITY HALL. In order to liven up their 15th anniversary year, the members will be distributing videos as a new challenge. So far, the members who will be participating in this project are Mukaichi Mion, Murayama Yuiri, Mogi Shinobu, Okada Nana, Nakanishi Chiyori, Sakaguchi Nagisa, Kuranoo Narumi, Oguri Yui, Kashiwagi Yuki, and Yokoyama Yui. Among the 10 members, Mukaichi, Murayama, Mogi, and Okada will open a group channel called 'Yuna Mogion Channel.' On AKB48's official YouTube channel, you can see the announcement video for the project. Additionally, there is one video uploaded on 'Yuna Mogion Channel.' Both videos can be seen below. 

Osaka Moves To 3rd Round In Australian Open

Osaka moves to 3rd round in Australian Open

In tennis, defending champion Naomi Osaka has advanced to the third round of the Australian Open for the third straight year.

Osaka, who is No.4 in the current world rankings, beat the 42nd-ranked Zheng Saisai from China 6-2, 6-4 in Melbourne on Wednesday.

Chinese Airlines To Open New Routes To Narita

Chinese airlines to open new routes to Narita

Chinese airline companies are opening new routes to Narita Airport amid the rising popularity of travel to Japan.

In October, Tokyo and Beijing agreed to ease a cap on the number of flights that connect Chinese cities and Narita.

Security Center For Olympics To Open In March

Security center for Olympics to open in March

The Japanese government has decided to move up the schedule for establishing a command center to handle cyber security. The change comes in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Officials from the Cabinet Secretariat, the National Police Agency and others met on Monday to discuss how to enhance cyber security ahead of the Games.

Cancer Therapy Development Center To Open In Tokyo

Cancer therapy development center to open in Tokyo

A private hospital in Tokyo has set up a cancer therapy development center with the aim of quickly delivering new treatments to patients. The Cancer Institute Hospital has the largest number of cancer patients in Japan. The center will start operating next year.

The center will have an anti-cancer drug department, as well as one dedicated to immunotherapy, which helps the immune system fight cancer. It will also have a department for genomic cancer medicine, which uses genomic information to identify which drugs are most effective in treating a patient.

Shibuya's Tallest Skyscraper To Open On Nov. 1

Shibuya's tallest skyscraper to open on Nov. 1

The crowded skyline of one of Tokyo's most famous neighborhoods has a new addition. The Shibuya Scramble Square building is the area's tallest skyscraper and is set to offer visitors hundreds of new shopping and dining options.

The 230-meter structure, which spans 47 stories, will open Friday next week. Sixteen floors will be devoted to commercial space, housing about 200 stores.

Osaka Wins Toray Pan Pacific Open

Osaka wins Toray Pan Pacific Open

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has won the Toray Pan Pacific Open.

Osaka reached the final without losing a single set in the tournament in the city of Osaka, where she was born.

Rugby World Cup Fan Zones Open

Rugby World Cup fan zones open

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.

Rugby World Cup To Open In Japan

Rugby World Cup to open in Japan

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.

Osaka Fails To Defend Us Open Title

Osaka fails to defend US Open title

Japan's tennis star Naomi Osaka dropped out of the US Open on Monday after suffering straight set losses to Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in the fourth round.

Bencic broke Osaka's serves from the outset. She accurately hit shots deep into the court and from near the net before winning the first set 7-5.

Mt. Fuji Trails Open In Shizuoka Pref. Side

Mt. Fuji trails open in Shizuoka Pref. side

Three major trails on Mount Fuji that start in Shizuoka Prefecture have opened to trekkers for the summer climbing season.

The opening of the Fujinomiya-guchi, Gotenba-guchi and Subashiri-guchi trails followed those of other routes in Yamanashi Prefecture this month. Mount Fuji straddles the two prefectures.