Tokyo

Yes Japan's Stealthy F-3 Is Coming (and They're Keeping The F-35 Too)

Charlie Gao Security, Asia It looks like Tokyo wants to have it all when it comes to their security. Key Point: Tokyo has the expertise and the funds. Here is how it hopes to keep itself secure into the future. In February 2019, Japan turned...
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Tokyo Sees Record Number Of Coronavirus Cases For 2nd Straight Day

Tokyo reported a record 243 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday, the second consecutive day Japan's capital has reported a record high in daily cases.Friday's record tops Thursday's 224 cases and is the second straight day of more than 200 new...
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Japanese Convenience Stores To Get Robots To Stock Shelves

Technology and efficiency are definitely two things you’ll encounter in abundance when you visit Japan’s modern cities like Tokyo and Osaka. Now, FamilyMart one of Japan’s biggest chains of convenience stores (aka...
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Inside Peacock's Marketing Pivot Amid A Pandemic And Postponed Summer Olympics — And How Its Ad...

The top marketers at NBCUniversal's Peacock told Business Insider how they adapted their launch campaign after the Tokyo Olympics — the tentpole event the launch was tied to — was postponed. With the Summer Olympics postponed, NBCU's footprint...
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This Picture Is How Imperial Japan Lost World War Ii (as In U.s. Submarines)

Warfare History Network History, Asia And the damage they did to Tokyo's war effort.  Key point: America's subs hit Japanese shipping and troop transports. They even took out larger craft like an aircraft carrier. Sunsets over Manila Bay are...
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Hong Kong, Tokyo Report New Single-day Coronavirus Records; Us Deaths Are Starting To Climb: Live...

Hong Kong, Tokyo Report New Single-Day Coronavirus Records; US Deaths Are Starting To Climb: Live Updates Tyler Durden Thu, 07/09/2020 - 07:24 Summary: US single-day tally tops 60k again Global total tops 12 million 7-day...
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Asian Markets Rebound Thursday

Asian markets are on the rebound Thursday on the heels of Wall Street’s strong close the day before.The Nikkei index in Tokyo ended the day 0.4 percent higher. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was slightly down, 0.1 percent in late afternoon trading,...
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Global Markets Dive After Us Central Bank Predicts Slow Recovery From Pandemic

Global markets were in free fall Thursday after the head of the U.S. Federal Reserve dampened expectations for quick economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.The indexes in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney sustained major losses to end their trading...
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Yuriko Koike Re-elected Tokyo Governor

Tokyo voters rewarded Governor Yuriko Koike for her handling of the coronavirus outbreak by re-electing her to a second term Sunday. Koike, who easily defeated 22 challengers, used her victory speech to offer a pledge to prepare the city for “a...
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World War Ii Fact: Yes, Imperial Japan Had Its Soldiers Carry Swords

Peter Suciu History, Asia (But They Were Normal Swords) Key Point: Tokyo did arm its soldiers with swords and many of those were seized by Americans during the war. But they were a different kind of weapon. It is a scene from World War II movies...
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Uber's Global Reach Grows As The Company's Ridesharing Comes To Tokyo

It took six years, but Uber is finally hitting the road in Tokyo. The company kicked off rideshare operations in Japan's capital city on Friday, according to a report from Bloomberg. Thanks to a partnership with three local taxi services, Tokyo...
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Tokyo Governor Favored To Win Reelection For Handling Virus

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike is poised to be reelected in Sunday’s polls, buoyed by public support for her coronavirus handling despite a recent rise in infections that has raised concerns of a resurgence of the disease
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Imperial Japan Had A Crazy Idea To Attack The U.s. Homeland: Balloons

Caleb Larson History, Asia Not a very good way to crush your enemies. Key Point: As Tokyo got desperate and still wanted ways to hit the American homeland, it tried to find new weapons. This including floating baloon bombs on air currents across...
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Asian Markets Rebound Tuesday On Good Economic News From China And Us

Better-than-expected economic numbers from China Tuesday helped Asian markets rebound from Monday’s staggering losses.  Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained 1.3% Tuesday, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was up 0.5% and the Shanghai’s Composite...
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This Is The Biggest Battleship Ever Built. It Was Almost Impossible To Sink.

Robert Farley History, Asia Yet the ship went down in the end. Key Point: Tokyo built one of the biggest ships ever to exist. It was deadly, but too lumbering to stand against a massive air assault.Japan withdrew from the London Naval Treaty in...
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South Korea Will Introduce 3-level Social Distancing Due To Spike In Covid-19 Cases - Reports

TOKYO (Sputnik) - The South Korean authorities are planning to introduce a three-level system of social distancing in the country due to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, the state-run Yonhap News agency reported, citing the Health...
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The Pandemic Is Weakening The Office’s Grip On Japanese Commuters

Crowded trains have always been part of life in Tokyo. The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t put an end to that—but it’s offering a glimpse of a future when they might no longer be spilling over.In the weeks since the government lifted the state of...
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Tokyo's Haneda Airport Is Adding Self-driving Electric Wheelchairs For Social Distancing — Here's...

The self-driving device will be able to shuttle visitors from gates three to seven before driving itself back to a designated Whill Station.
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Global Markets Mixed Wednesday

A surge of new coronavirus infections around the world sent global markets into mixed territory Wednesday. In Asia, the Nikkei in Tokyo closed its trading session with a 14 point loss, but was virtually unchanged percentage wise, while Hong...
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Tokyo Disneyland And Tokyo Disneysea Will Both Re-open On July 1

Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea are the latest Disney theme parks to set a July re-opening date. Both parks, operated by the Oriental Land Company, are set to re-open on July 1, 2020 with new ticket sales set to begin at midnight local time...
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