UNESCO says it's ready to support the reconstruction of World Heritage-listed Shurijo Castle in Japan's Okinawa Prefecture, after it was destroyed by fire on Thursday.
In an interview with NHK in Paris shortly after the disaster, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre director, Mechtild Rossler, expressed shock at seeing another fire at a World Heritage site.
In the Rugby World Cup, Saturday could be a day of reckoning for host nation Japan. It faces Samoa, with a win increasing the possibility of making the knock-out stages for the first time ever.
Center Ryoto Nakamura was pivotal in last week's shock victory over Ireland. He says the players are ready for Saturday.
The leaders of Japan and China discussed an upcoming state visit Thursday, as the pair met in Osaka. President Xi Jinping is expected to visit Japan next year as a state guest.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said, "We'd like to welcome you to Japan as a state guest next year around the time cherry blossoms are in bloom and elevate Japan-china relations to a higher level."
As we’re preparing our first review of the 2020 Toyota Supra (coming later this week), we stumbled on a video from Kelley Blue Book taking an up-close look at the vehicle being presented to the aftermarket community. If you weren't already excited about seeing the Supra soon hit the market, you should be.