Tokyo

Type: City
Name: Tokyo
Country: Japan
Latitude: 35.669998
Longitude: 139.770004
population: 8,336,611
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Japanese man executed over drugs

BEIJING: China executed a Japanese man for drug offences, according to Tokyo’s diplomats and media reports.“Our office in Dalian was informed this morning that the Intermediate Court of Dalian had executed a condemned Japanese,” a Japanese embassy official ... [Published thestar.com.my - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Dalian, Beijing, Declination
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

President Park says Seoul-Tokyo ties should be based on correct historical understanding

In a rare meeting with a Japanese politician on Friday, President Park emphasized that without a correct understanding of history, Korea and Japan will not be able to build a trust-based relationship.During talks with Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe, the ... [Published Arirang - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 15 reports

Japan rejects UN’s call on comfort women

TOKYO: Japan on Friday rejected a call by a UN watchdog to accept full blame for pressing Asian women into wartime sexual slavery in military brothels, saying it was not obliged to do so.The United Nations Human Rights Committee in Geneva on Thursday ... [Published The Gulf Today - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Tokyo investors eye earnings, US data

Tokyo investors will be looking to earnings from some of Japan's best-known companies next week, as well as fresh US data and a Federal Reserve policy meeting.On Friday, Tokyo stocks rose 1.13 per cent to close at a six-month high after a healthy US jobless ... [Published NineMSN Finance - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Tokyo, Index, Nikkei Index
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

USDJPY Rises on Strong US Data

The dollar rose to levels around ¥101.90 in Tokyo trading late Friday after receiving support from brisk U.S. economic data in overseas trading Thursday. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥101.89-90, up from ¥101.44-45 at the same time on Thursday. ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 3 reports

Dollar rests easy in upper 101 yen on optimism over U.S. economy

The U.S. dollar held firm in the upper 101 yen zone in Tokyo on Friday on dollar-positive U.S. optimism inherited from upbeat jobs data overnight, albeit tempered by caution ahead of the weekend in an uneasy geopolitical climate.... ... [Published Street Sweeper - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 8 reports

Tokyo stocks end at six-year high

Tokyo stocks have risen 1.13 per cent to close at a six-month high after a sharp decline in US jobless claims boosted the US dollar against the yen, sending exporter shares higher.The benchmark Nikkei 225 index on Friday added 173.45 points to 15,457.87, ... [Published Business Spectator - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 7 reports

More than 2.2 billion people ‘poor’: UN

TOKYO — More than 2.2 billion people are “poor or near-poor,” with financial crises, natural disasters, soaring food prices and violent conflicts threatening to exacerbate the problem, a United Nations report said Thursday. While poverty is in decline ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 6 reports

JAL Revises Flight Schedules

JAL has revised its flight schedules from the second half of FY2014 in order to strengthen the airline's international network due to expected growth of demand on its North America-Asia routes, and also to improve transit connections to/from the airline's ... [Published Asia Travel Tips - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 13 reports

Tokyo stocks gain in morning on weaker yen

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Tokyo stocks gained Friday morning as investor sentiment was lifted by a weaker yen trend and the S&P 500's rise to a record closing high for the second consecutive day overnight in New York.The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average rose 87.17 ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Tokyo chief not up for casino

Tokyo won’t be home to one of the possible Japanese casinos even though the 2020 Olympic Games are to be held there, according to Governor Yoichi Masuzoe.“The city does not need a casino resort,” he is reported as saying. With Japan set to legalise land-based ... [Published InterGame Online - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 4 reports

Park agrees to meet with Tokyo Gov. Masuzoe in South Korea

SEOUL – President Park Geun-hye will meet with Tokyo Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe on Friday, a South Korean government official said Thursday in a move appearing to reflect South Korea’s policy of building local ties despite state-to-state tensions.The meeting ... [Published Japan Times - Jul 24 2014]

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"Working in such a dynamic and modern environment allows me to exercise my creativity every day, and each dish I work on is a representation of my feelings at that given time period. The more time I spend in Dubai, the more I am able to understand the palate and tastes of the customer, which allows me to really give our customers what they want." He says
The low cost of wine – and quality wine at that – helped to keep Paris towards the bottom of the table for the total cost of our basket of goods. "Autumn sees annual wine fairs in most supermarkets, where you can stock up on cases of excellent, well-priced wines for a fraction of the price in the UK – with even a wine expert on hand to discuss the best bargains. But it's a struggle to buy what are termed 'foreign' wines – those from Italy, Spain, Australia, Chile etc. You have to head to the dust-covered shelf at the back of the shop for those."
Key to dealing with the problem was focusing government policy on jobs and social safety nets, the report said. "Structural vulnerabilities are often manifested through deep inequalities and widespread poverty." (Pajhwok)

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Everyone line up: Canada’s tradition of orderly... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 12 hours ago]
When Israeli-born author Ayelet Tsabari first immigrated to Canada in 1998, a strange sight caught her eye on the sidewalks of Vancouver. Beneath every Canadian bus stop sign, as if commanded by an invisible drill sergeant, citizens young and old automatically ...
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USD/JPY – Steady as Japan, US Post Solid Data [Published OANDA Forex Blog - 18 hours ago]
USD/JPY is steady, as the pair trades in the high 101-range in the North American session. On the release front, Japanese inflation numbers, released late Thursday, looked solid in June and met expectations. In the US, Core Durable Goods posted a strong ...
Japanese Parliamentary Senior Vice-Minister for... [Published SocioLingo Africa - 19 hours ago]
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