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  • Tokyo , the capital of Japan, used primarily in non-English-speaking countries


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Virus-hit cruise liner passengers start disembarking in Japan after controversial quarantine

Passengers on the virus-hit cruise ship moored near Tokyo began disembarking on Wednesday, public broadcaster NHK said, after a controversial two-week quarantine that saw more than 500 people infected..
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Trump considering travel to Tokyo for Summer Olympics

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is considering a visit to Japan this summer for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, a trip that would take him off the campaign trail as he seeks re-election.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Tokio

FCO left quarantined Brit couple alone in Japan, says son [Video]FCO left quarantined Brit couple alone in Japan, says son

Stephen Abel, the son of a British couple quarantined on a cruise ship amidst coronavirus fears, says communication from the Foreign Office has been "non-existent". David and Sally Abel have..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:13Published


Passengers on coronavirus cruise say mood on board was "very depressive" [Video]Passengers on coronavirus cruise say mood on board was "very depressive"

A retired doctor on board a cruise ship that docked in Cambodia last week after being turned away at five other ports said the mood on board was "very depressive" and "very anxious" in a video he..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:47Published

China says coronavirus curbs starting to work [Video]China says coronavirus curbs starting to work

The number of new coronavirus cases in China fell on Sunday as a health official said intense efforts to stop its spread were beginning to work. Adam Reed reports.

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'We're missing out on our everyday life' - Australian on cruise ship quarantined in Japan [Video]'We're missing out on our everyday life' - Australian on cruise ship quarantined in Japan

Nearly a week into quarantine on the Diamond Princess, an Australian family are passing the time as best they can while 66 more people on board tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total cases..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:20Published

A record 73 dead in just 24 hours from the virus [Video]A record 73 dead in just 24 hours from the virus

The coronavirus death toll in mainland China hit 563 on Thursday, as 10 more people on a quarantined cruise liner in Japan have tested positive. Michelle Hennessy reports.

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A robot bartender mixes cocktails in Tokyo [Video]A robot bartender mixes cocktails in Tokyo

A robot bartender began serving drinks in a Tokyo pub this month in a trial. It's creators hope it could signal the start of an automation wave to sweep through restaurants who can't find young workers..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

Japan: Three new virus cases from Wuhan evacuees [Video]Japan: Three new virus cases from Wuhan evacuees

Japan along with several other countries, has evacuated hundreds of its citizens from the epicentre of China's coronavirus outbreak, which is under virtual lockdown. But at least three people from its..

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World's thinnest condoms to be used at Tokyo Olympics [Video]World's thinnest condoms to be used at Tokyo Olympics

Athletes at this summer's Olympics in Tokyo will receive condoms with a width of just 0.01mm.

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Aly Raisman Explains Why She Won't Compete [Video]Aly Raisman Explains Why She Won't Compete

(CNN) Gold medal-winning gymnast Aly Raisman will not compete in this year's Olympics in Tokyo. The two-time Olympian made the announcement on social media Tuesday. "It's true, I'm not going to be..

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Carlos Ghosn hits out at Nissan execs and Japanese prosecutors [Video]Carlos Ghosn hits out at Nissan execs and Japanese prosecutors

Fugitive ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn made on Wednesday his first public comments since fleeing Japan for Lebanon, accusing Japanese prosecutors of brutal treatment and naming Nissan execs he said..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:32Published

Former Nissan chief Ghosn says he was brutally taken from his family [Video]Former Nissan chief Ghosn says he was brutally taken from his family

Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn said on Wednesday he had been treated brutally and ruthlessly by Japanese prosecutors, who threatened to take action against his family if he didn't confess to their..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

$1.8 mln for one tuna? In Japan, that's a bit of a steal [Video]$1.8 mln for one tuna? In Japan, that's a bit of a steal

One tuna sold for $1.8 million on Sunday at an auction at Tokyo fish market. Compared to last year though, that's a relative bargain. Julian Satterthwaite reports

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Security firm ended Ghosn's surveillance: sources [Video]Security firm ended Ghosn's surveillance: sources

Reuters has learned that lawyers for Carlos Ghosn warned a private security company that its surveillance of Carlos Ghosn's home was a human rights abuse. He escaped house arrest shortly after the firm..

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Clues emerge to Ghosn's escape route from Japan [Video]Clues emerge to Ghosn's escape route from Japan

Carlos Ghosn likely fled Japan on a business jet, according to Japanese media reports which cast doubt on suggestions he was smuggled out in a double bass case. Julian Satterthwaite reports

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Nissan Ex-Boss Ghosn Is On The Lam, To Give Press Conference [Video]Nissan Ex-Boss Ghosn Is On The Lam, To Give Press Conference

Reuters reports Nissan ex-boss Carlos Ghosn will hold a news conference in Beirut on January 8th, 2020. The announcement from Ghosn's lawyers comes two days after Ghosn abruptly arrived from Japan...

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Fugitive Ghosn met Lebanon president after escape: sources [Video]Fugitive Ghosn met Lebanon president after escape: sources

Nissan's former boss and international fugitive Carlos Ghosn is said to have been smuggled out of Japan by an undisclosed private security company. Reuters sources say he was personally received by..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

Former Nissan chief's decision to flee Japan while awaiting trial 'unforgivable' [Video]Former Nissan chief's decision to flee Japan while awaiting trial 'unforgivable'

The lawyer of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn said that his client's decision to flee Japan as he awaited a criminal trial was "unforgivable" but can understand why he would resort to escape...

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Carlos Ghosn leaves Japan despite facing trial [Video]Carlos Ghosn leaves Japan despite facing trial

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn who was under strict bail conditions not to leave Japan, has fled for Lebanon. Libby Hogan reports.

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Japan Airlines Is Giving Away 50,000 Free Roundtrip Airline Tickets [Video]Japan Airlines Is Giving Away 50,000 Free Roundtrip Airline Tickets

Japan Airlines is giving away 50,000 free round-trip airline tickets to international travelers next summer. The only catch is that all the flights are domestic flights- so you have to get to Japan..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Humanoid robot 'to aid disaster zones' [Video]Humanoid robot 'to aid disaster zones'

Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries recently showcased its humanoid robot 'Kaleido' that is designed to assist disaster areas.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:10Published

 

Diamond Princess passengers begin disembarking in Japan: NHK

Passengers began disembarking on Wednesday from the virus-hit Diamond Princess cruise ship after spending two weeks in quarantine off Yokohama, near Tokyo, public broadcaster NHK said.
Reuters - Published

Tokyo commuters bound for Olympic crowd crush as Japan Inc rules out work from home

When Emi Tanimura failed to find a daycare slot for her new-born daughter, she had to take a radical step for Japan to avoid a long time away from her job at communications firm Sunny Side Up . She..
Reuters - Published

Battle of Iwo Jima 75 years on

This month marks the 75th anniversary of the start of the Battle of Iwo Jima, which saw some of the bloodiest fighting of World War Two take place on a small Japanese island 1,200 km (745 miles) south..
Reuters - Published

Japan coronavirus ship ordeal to end earlier, as Tokyo taxi driver tests positive

A taxi driver in Tokyo has tested positive for the coronavirus, NHK public TV reported, marking a further spread of the disease in Japan even as authorities said some passengers aboard a ship..
Reuters - Published

Taxi driver in Tokyo tests positive for coronavirus - NHK

A taxi driver in Tokyo has tested positive for the coronavirus, NHK public TV reported, marking a further spread of the disease in Japan even as authorities said some passengers aboard a ship..
Reuters - Published

Ten more virus infections on cruise ship in Japan

Ten more people on a quarantined cruise liner in the port of Yokohama south of Tokyo have tested positive for coronavirus, the health ministry said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Ten more on cruise ship in Japan test positive for coronavirus: NHK

Ten more people on a cruise liner in the port of Yokohama, south of Tokyo, tested positive for coronavirus, NHK said on Thursday, citing the health ministry.
Reuters - Published

Japan quarantines cruise ship to test 3,700 on board after Hong Kong coronavirus case

Japanese officials began screening more than 3,700 passengers and crew on a cruise ship quarantined off the port of Yokohama near Tokyo on Tuesday after a Hong Kong man who sailed on the vessel last..
Reuters - Published

Japanese warship departs for Gulf of Oman to protect commercial vessels

A Japanese warship left its port near Tokyo on Sunday on a mission to protect merchant ships and oil tankers passing through the Gulf of Oman that supply 90% of Japan's oil, as tension in the Middle..
Reuters - Published

Tokyo prosecutors issue arrest warrants for Ghosn, ex-U.S. soldier: Kyodo

Tokyo prosecutors on Thursday issued arrest warrants for a former U.S. special forces soldier and another person suspected of smuggling former Nissan Motor Co boss Carlos Ghosn out of Japan, Kyodo news..
Reuters - Published

More Japanese evacuated from China virus epicenter as death toll climbs

A plane of Japanese evacuees from the virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan arrived in Tokyo on Thursday as the total number of confirmed deaths from the newly identified pathogen in the country rose by 38..
Reuters - Published

Japan evacuation flight from Wuhan lands, 5 reported ill

The first chartered flight carrying 206 Japanese nationals evacuated from Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic, arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday - four of them showing symptoms of fever or..
Reuters - Published

In an Olympic year, Japan faces decision over contaminated Fukushima water

At the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant north of Tokyo, workers in protective suits are still removing radioactive material from reactors that melted down after an earthquake and tsunami knocked out its..
Reuters - Published

Japan's Abe strikes conciliatory note on South Korea, row may be easing

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that South Korea was its "most important neighbor" and that the two shared basic values, taking a conciliatory tone toward the country that has been..
Reuters - Published

Rights group denounces Japan envoy for 'disturbing' comments on Myanmar Rohingya

Tokyo-based human rights activists on Wednesday decried recent remarks by Japan's ambassador to Yangon, who told local media he did not think the Myanmar military committed genocide on the Rohingya..
Reuters - Published

Australian man freed in Japan after trespassing to find his children

An Australian man was freed on Wednesday after spending a month and a half detained in Tokyo on charges of trespassing when he went to his estranged in-laws' apartment building to look for his missing..
Reuters - Published

Japan PM heading to Middle East as planned, warship dispatch ordered

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will go ahead with a planned trip to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Oman from the weekend despite heightened tensions in the Middle East, while Tokyo also..
Reuters - Published

Fugitive ex-Nissan boss Ghosn hits out at carmaker and Japan

Carlos Ghosn, speaking publicly for the first since his dramatic escape from Japanese justice, told reporters in Beirut he had been treated "brutally" by Tokyo prosecutors and was the victim of a..
Reuters - Published

Fugitive ex-Nissan boss Ghosn says treated 'brutally' by Japan

Carlos Ghosn, speaking publicly for the first since his dramatic escape from Japanese justice, told reporters in Beirut he had been treated "brutally" by Tokyo prosecutors he accused of helping Nissan..
Reuters - Published

Japan issues arrest warrant for Ghosn's wife, looks for ways to bring him back

Tokyo prosecutors on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant for Carlos Ghosn's wife Carole for allegedly lying in testimony, as officials sought ways to bring the fugitive car industry boss back for trial on..
Reuters - Published

Japan to do utmost to have Ghosn return for trial: ministry official

Japanese legal officials are poring over Lebanese laws in a bid to find a way to return ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn to Japan, a Ministry of Justice senior official said on Tuesday, adding that Tokyo..
Reuters - Published

Japan says it has sought help from Lebanon over fugitive Ghosn

Japan has asked Lebanon for help regarding Carlos Ghosn, a top Japanese official said on Tuesday, calling the former auto executive's escape to Beirut "regrettable" but stopping short of spelling out..
Reuters - Published

Ghosn fled Japan after security firm hired by Nissan stopped surveillance

Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn left his Tokyo residence after a private security firm hired by Nissan Motor Co stopped monitoring him, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Saturday.
Reuters - Published

Security camera shows Ghosn leaving Tokyo home alone before his escape: NHK

A surveillance camera captured former Nissan Motor Co chairman Carlos Ghosn leaving his Tokyo residence alone shortly before his surprise escape from Japan, public broadcaster NHK said on Friday,..
Reuters - Published

Carlos Ghosn says family played no role in escape from Japan: statement

The family of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn played no role in his escape from Japan, Ghosn said in a statement on Thursday, days after his abrupt arrival in Beirut from Tokyo, where he faces trial..
Reuters - Published

World welcomes new year amid wildfires and protests

The world rang in the new year on Wednesday with spectacular firework displays from Sydney to Tokyo, though celebrations in Australia were overshadowed by deadly wildfires and the festive mood in Hong..
Reuters - Published

Japan lawmaker arrested on suspicion of accepting bribes over casino: NHK

Tokyo prosecutors arrested ruling Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker Tsukasa Akimoto on Wednesday on suspicion of accepting bribes from a Chinese company interested in setting up a casino in Japan,..
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You dirty rat: Zodiac window cleaners set Tokyo sparkling for New Year

Dangling more than 50 meters above a busy Tokyo street, window cleaners dressed up as a boar and a rat on Thursday scrubbed windows at a downtown hotel ahead of the country's New Year festivities.
Reuters - Published

Japanese man sentenced to life in prison for fatal stabbing on bullet train

A Japanese man was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday after a stabbing attack on a speeding bullet train in 2018 that left one dead and two others inured, sparking a national debate about safety..
Reuters - Published

Tokyo court orders journalist pay damages to reporter Shiori Ito over alleged rape suit

A Japanese court on Wednesday ordered prominent reporter Noriyuki Yamaguchi pay 3.3 million yen ($30,375.55) in damages to journalist Shiori Ito in relation to her allegations he had raped her.
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Japanese man says he will admit guilt in court over 2016 killings of disabled people: media

A Japanese man accused of killing 19 disabled people at a care home south of Tokyo in 2016 said he will admit to the killings at his trial due to begin in January, the Mainichi Shimbun newspaper..
Reuters - Published

'Tarnished': Perkins' sympathy for new Russian teammates after WADA ban

As the world awoke to the news that Russia had been banished from international sport, Olympic track cyclist Shane Perkins was trying to figure out what it meant for his unlikely road to Tokyo.
The Age - Published

Japan PM Abe discussing Japan visit by Iranian President Rouhani

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that Tokyo is in discussions about a visit to Japan by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani this month, an attempt to try to resolve Iran's nuclear impasse..
Reuters - Published

Japan PM: Will closely monitor North Korea after missile launch

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday said that a missile launch by North Korea was a threat to Japan and the international community, and that Tokyo would be in close contact with its..
Reuters - Published

Seeing without sight, my second encounter with a pope

When Pope Francis came through Tokyo this week, I got the chance to see my second pontiff and was surprised with a second blessing - both humbling but also very different experiences.
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Japan foreign minister says to discuss wartime labor issue with South Korean counterpart

Japan's foreign minister said he plans to discuss the contentious issue of wartime laborers on the Korean peninsula at a meeting with his South Korean counterpart on Saturday, a day after Seoul pulled..
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Dispute between Japan and South Korea overshadows G20 meetings

Japan seized the last event of its G20 presidency on Friday to push back at South Korean claims about radiation from its ruined Fukushima nuclear plant as a deep dispute between Tokyo and Seoul..
Reuters - Published

Trump asked Tokyo for $8 billion to keep U.S. troops in Japan: Foreign Policy

U.S. President Donald Trump has asked Japan to quadruple its payments for U.S. forces stationed there, Foreign Policy reported, citing unnamed current and former U.S. officials, as Washington presses..
Reuters - Published

A $5 billion bill and Japan tensions in focus as U.S. defense heads visit South Korea

A $5 billion demand to meet the cost of hosting American troops, and tensions between Seoul and Tokyo that threaten to undercut regional cooperation are set to top the agenda when senior U.S. defense..
Reuters - Published

Japan imperial couple rides through Tokyo in grand enthronement parade

Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako rode through central Tokyo on Sunday in a motorcade to mark this year's imperial succession as well-wishers waved national flags and held up mobile phones..
Reuters - Published

Moon-Abe meeting 'encouraging' for Seoul-Tokyo ties: senior U.S diplomat

The United States was very encouraged by a recent meeting between the leaders of South Korea and Japan, a senior U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday, amid heightened tensions that could undercut three-way..
Reuters - Published

South Korean PM likely to meet Japan's Abe next week amid strained ties

South Korea's Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon is expected to meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe next Thursday in what would be the highest-level talks between the two countries since Tokyo imposed..
Reuters - Published

Japanese refiners restart shipments after Typhoon Hagibis

Japan's biggest refiner, JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corp, said on Tuesday it has resumed land shipments at its Negishi refinery, near Tokyo, in the wake of Typhoon Hagibis, while other refineries said..
Reuters - Published

Japan PM says disaster shelters should welcome all, including homeless

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday that evacuation centers should welcome all disaster victims, after two homeless people had been refused entry at the weekend in Tokyo as the capital..
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Cargo ship found sunk in waters near Tokyo after typhoon: ministry

A Panama-registered cargo ship was found sunk in waters near Tokyo on Sunday after authorities lost track of it as Typhoon Hagibis lashed Japan, the transport ministry said, while a newspaper said at..
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