Keikyu Line Resumes Services After Crash

Keikyu Line resumes services after crash

The operator of a passenger train involved in a deadly collision with a truck in Yokohama, near Tokyo, has resumed some of the services it suspended after the incident on Thursday.

Workers for railway operator Keikyu Corporation removed the wrecked train cars and truck by 5 a.m. on Saturday.

Leaders Discuss Access To Basic Health Services

Leaders discuss access to basic health services

Leaders and representatives from over 50 countries are in Japan for the Tokyo International Conference on African Development, also known as TICAD.

Thursday's discussion focused on one of the biggest hurdles hampering economic and social development... access to healthcare.

Ticad Discusses Access To Basic Health Services

TICAD discusses access to basic health services

The second day of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development, or TICAD, is underway. Thursday's focus is on the biggest hurdles preventing economic growth and social development in many parts of Africa.

The main topic of the session is improving access to basic medical and health services despite widespread poverty.

Bullet Train Services Back To Normal

Bullet train services back to normal

Tropical storm Krosa has disrupted transport services during the peak summer holiday period in Japan.

Airlines canceled over 800 domestic flights on Thursday. Another 48 flights were axed on Friday morning and flights to and from Tohoku and Hokkaido face disruptions depending on the course of the storm.

Remote Schools To Get Better Internet Services

Remote schools to get better internet services

Japan's Education Ministry plans to improve Internet services used by isolated schools for remote learning. The effort will kick off in April next year with the goal to narrow the education gap between urban and rural communities.

The ministry already offers online learning at schools on remote islands and in under populated areas. But officials say the connections are unstable and video lectures sometimes get cut off.

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.

Transport Services Mostly Back To Normal

Transport services mostly back to normal

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.

Kobukuro's Songs Are Now Available On Music Subscription Services

Kobukuro's songs are now available on music subscription services

Kobukuro's songs are now available on music subscription services such as Apple Music, Spotify, and LINE MUSIC.

The songs that are available include all of their singles from their major debut single "YELL / Bell" as well as songs from nine of their original albums. Others include their collaboration song with Ayaka, "WINDING ROAD," and songs from their cover album "ALL COVERS BEST." 

Shinkansen Services Suspended

Shinkansen services suspended

Due to violent winds from Typhoon Kong-rey, shinkansen bullet train services between Hiroshima and Hakata stations in southwestern Japan have been suspended.

Shinkansen Bullet Train Services Disrupted

Shinkansen bullet train services disrupted

Central Japan Railway Company says that all trains in the Tokaido Shinkansen bullet train service that connects Tokyo and Shin-Osaka will be suspended due to the approaching Typhoon Trami.

Trains arriving at Tokyo and Mishima before 5 PM will be the last services.

Transport Services Disrupted

Transport services disrupted

Some Shinkansen bullet trains between Tokyo and western Japan have been canceled, and further suspensions are expected.

Some local train services have also been disrupted in western Japan. Railway operators ask passengers to check their websites for the latest information.