9 hrs ago
Ryokan revolution: Once resting places for travelling samurai,...
It's a familiar experience: the baggage carousel, the jetlag-induced microsleeps in the back of the taxi and the realisation that you haven't got any local currency to tip the bellboy.
13 hrs ago
Asia News Network
More Malaysians holidaying in Japan
More locals are choosing Japan for international holidays, with Malaysian tourist arrivals to the Land of The Rising Son hitting a record high for the first half of the year.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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Wed Aug 20, 2014
April 2015 Opening Set for the 970-room Hotel Gracery Shinjuku in Tokyo, Japan
Leading Japanese hospitality company Fujita Kanko Inc. announced it is now accepting reservations for a new Hotel Gracery, opening in April 2015 in Kabukicho, Tokyo's entertainment and nightlife hub, located in the Shinjuku area.
Hostile books fill shelves in Japan
Books and publications carrying disparaging content about South Korea and China have been growing in popularity in Japan to the point that some bookstores even have a dedicated corner for such xenophobic material.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Tokyo: Traveling to Tokyo? Try the Donuts.
From crullers and jam-filled, to cake and long johns, there's little doubt that Japan has a bit of a crush on donuts .
Teachersa trip will benefit studentsPosted on Mon. Aug 18th, 2014
KELLY WOHLGAMUTH, a fifth-grade teacher at Wilson Vance Intermediate School, plays with children at a school in Japan.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Kim Hyun-joong woos Chinese fans
Singer Kim Hyun-joong proved his popularity in China during his world tour concert on Saturday.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
' Kyoto - Arashiyama - Hidden temple ' This picture is taken in Arashiyama on the outskirts of Kyoto.
Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Partners with Japan Sankei
Space Battleship Yamato and Japan Sankei Tourist Association are collaborating on a series of 40th anniversary events.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Big News Network.com
Japanese PM breaks routine opts out of controversial shrine visit
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Travel agenda: From tea ceremonies in Japan to pampering in the Algarve
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Los Angeles Times
As Japan marks WWII surrender, Abe avoids controversial shrine
People release white doves during a ceremony at Tokyo's Yasukuni shrine to honor the war dead as Japan marks the 69th anniversary of its surrender in World War II.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Japanese cabinet ministers visit shrine to war dead on anniversary...
Japanese cabinet ministers paid their respects on Friday at a Tokyo shrine to war dead seen as a symbol of Japan's past militarism, a move likely to anger Asian neighbours and put at risk attempts to improve regional ties.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Insurance Journal West
Typhoon Halong Inundates Japan: AIR Analysis
Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide's report on former Typhoon Halong notes that it was downgraded to a tropical storm before making its first landfall in Japan on Shikoku Island at approximately 6 a.m. Japan Standard Time , 15:00 UTC on Sunday, August 10. "Halong then tracked northward, crossed the Seto Inland Sea and made a second landfall on ... (more)
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Chinese group appeals to Japan's emperor over artefact
The China Federation of Demanding Compensation from Japan has sent a letter to Japan's Emperor Akihito and the Japanese government, demanding that a 1,300 year-old stele taken from China over a century ago be returned.
The Japan Times
As olive branch to China, Abe expected to skip Yasukuni visit on surrender anniversary
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to refrain from visiting war-related Yasukuni Shrine on Friday, the 69th anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II, informed sources said.
The Washington Post
In Japan, ramen aficionados fear for their favorite dish
The cold sour plum-infused noodles he ate on a recent Monday at Soranoiro, a trendy ramen joint in central Tokyo, constituted bowl No.
The China Post
Ex-President Lee to make Japan trip this September
Former President Lee Teng-hui will travel to Japan in September for a six-day visit, his office said yesterday.
A Seoulful Trip - Seoul, New Years 2013
When you land at Seoul Incheon Airport you quickly think one of a couple thoughts.