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Indian and Japanese schoolchildren play at the Global Indian International School in Tokyo on Friday, a day before Narendra Modi arrives on a five-day visit.
People walk a street at Shibuya shopping district in Tokyo, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.
Tokyo's hotel rooms may not overlook any white sandy beaches or have gorgeous frescoes dating back to the Italian Renaissance, but tourists say there's one key factor that's driving their popularity .
Listen in, because we have the scoop on Tokyo's newest tourist attraction. Tokyo Skytree may already be two years old but, in the grand scheme of things for Tokyo, it's still the hottest attraction for both locals and tourists to enjoy a birds-eye view of the planet's largest capital.
EugeniaRebot mistakenly visited Japan's Fuji Station instead of Mt. Fuji in March 2014.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake a four-day visit to Japan beginning on August 30 during which he will hold discussions on his dream project of 'Smart Cities' During his visit, he will also hold talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to take the strategic partnership between the two sides to a new level.
Tripoli Gallery presents an exhibition of photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Hiroshi Sugimoto: Seascapes will be on view at 30a Jobs Lane from August 27 through October 21. This marks Sugimoto's first solo exhibition at Tripoli Gallery.
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may travel to meet PM Narendra Modi in Kyoto on Saturday, the first day of his Japan visit, instead of waiting to see him in Tokyo on September 1. Government sources said the plan, though not final, was possible as Abe wanted to lend a personal touch to the meeting, away from the crowded schedule in the capital.
Ahead of his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said he was keenly looking forward to the trip beginning August 30 to take the "time-tested" bilateral ties to a new level and increase cooperation in various fields.
South Korea's hyper-efficient capital doesn't immediately spring to mind when you think of exotic Asian destinations.
President Xi Jinping and Shinzo Abe have had no official talks since the Japanese prime minister came to power, but both sides have recently made moves towards mending fences.
The beautiful colors of autumn await you with sites in urban Tokyo where skyscrapers meet nature.
Japanese beer is so much more than Asahi and Sapporo. In 1994, deregulation of the Japanese beer market set off an explosion in the craft beer scene.
The Embassy of Japan and the Japan International Cooperation Agency, JICA, will today send off the 55 Kenyan youth who are going to study and work in Japan under the African Business Education Initiative for Youth, that is, the ABE Initiative.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 01:17 am
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