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Mayuko Ono

Outnumbered and elderly, Okinawa protesters oppose U.S. military runway

Apr 08 2019

(This April 3 story corrects speaker's name in paragraph 13 to Shiroma)

Ghosn's defense team to monitor calls, surveillance footage while he awaits trial

Mar 08 2019

TOKYO No internet, no email and surveillance cameras to monitor his comings and goings. | Video

Bach wants closer co-operation with Tokyo to ensure clean 2020 Olympic Games

Nov 24 2018

TOKYO International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said he wanted closer co-operation from Japanese officials to ensure the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games were the cleanest on record in terms of doping.

Mayweather ready for Japan fight, whatever the rules

Nov 05 2018

TOKYO Floyd Mayweather has won world titles in five different weight classes and is 50-0 in an unparalleled boxing career but the American could be set for a stunning detour into the world of mixed martial arts after signing with Japanese promoters RIZIN Fighting Federation. | Video

Boxing: Mayweather ready for Japan fight, whatever the rules

Nov 04 2018

TOKYO Floyd Mayweather has won world titles in five different weight classes and is 50-0 in an unparalleled boxing career but the American could be set for a stunning detour into the world of mixed martial arts after signing with Japanese promoters RIZIN Fighting Federation.

Honey the lonely dolphin, abandoned in Japanese aquarium, sparks public outcry

Aug 29 2018

TOKYO The plight of a lonely dolphin and dozens of penguins that have been abandoned in a derelict aquarium in Japan since the start of the year sparked protests this week, with activists and ordinary Japanese alike calling for the animals to be saved. | Video

World News

Hong Kong protesters throng streets under heavy rain

At least 100,000 anti-government protesters joined a mass rally in Hong Kong on Sunday, filling major thoroughfares in heavy rain in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub.