Japan’s Peanuts Hotel has become one of the must-visit destinations for the fans of the comic. Now in its 2nd year, the hotel brought back its popular pink Snoopy toy which was a hit last year.
An activist-turned-MP has been indicted for embezzling more than 100 million won donated to help elderly victims used by Japan as wartime sex slaves, South Korean officials said Monday.
Naomi Osaka’s victory in the US Open was hailed Sunday by media and officials in Japan, who broadly welcomed her campaigning for victims of racial injustice and against police brutality.
One of Japan’s most popular restaurant chains is embarking on what could become one of the all-time crowning achievements of salesmanship — selling curry to India.
Japanese women’s football great Yuki Nagasato said she was inspired by Megan Rapinoe’s fight for equality as she took the highly unusual step of joining a men’s team on Thursday.
A coronavirus outbreak at a sumo stable in Tokyo has infected 19 people, the governing body said Thursday, adding that a tournament will go ahead this week as planned.
Spacious, clean, and almost completely see-through, an unusual new public toilet block has been built in a Tokyo park — but thankfully, the walls turn opaque when you lock the door.
Considering the sun, terrain type, and climate in Asia, it’s a wonder why it’s not considered a must-visit for wine lovers. Simply let go of your favorite European or Napa Valley wines for the moment because Asia’s offers will blow your mind away.
Tokyo’s postponed Olympics will go ahead next year regardless of the coronavirus pandemic, IOC vice-president John Coates told AFP Monday, vowing they will be the “Games that conquered Covid”.
The British Museum said Thursday it had acquired 103 “lost” drawings from the 19th century of Japanese artist Hokusai, whose internationally renowned work includes the iconic “The Great Wave”.
Restaurants and travel remain the hardest-hit industry by the Covid-19 Pandemic. Despite these challenging times, some of the most recognizable Asian chefs in the industry are keeping up the pace and moving forward. Let’s see what they are up to.
Japan’s Naomi Osaka withdrew from her WTA Western & Southern Open semi-final match Thursday in New York to protest the police shooting of an unarmed black man in Wisconsin.
Scientists have found a radiation-resistant bacteria can survive at least three years exposed in orbit, suggesting simple life forms could manage the long journey between Earth and Mars unprotected.
Millions of South Korean students were ordered back to online classes Tuesday and Mexico launched a nationwide televised schooling program, highlighting the deepening crisis for children as the coronavirus pandemic drags into a ninth month.
Next year’s Paralympics need to be able to guarantee zero coronavirus cases, the head of the Games has told AFP, adding that they cannot go ahead if protection measures don’t improve.