A Guided Tour Of Tokyo With Prince Hotels

There are no tall buildings obscuring the view, and there never will be, so our views really do take in the best of Tokyo. 2. I know that you describe this area and property as intertwining traditional and Western cultures – tell me about some of the ... ( read original story ...)

Japan inspects drifting boat carrying 10 North Koreans

(Iori Sagisawa/Kyodo News via AP) Officials said they were linked to a reported campaign by the North to send fishermen farther out for more catches. It's unclear if people aboard those boats that drift near Japanese shores each year intend to defect or ... ( read original story ...)

The Great Japan Earthquake of 1923

The first shock hit at 11:58 a.m., emanating from a seismic fault six miles beneath the floor of Sagami Bay, 30 miles south of Tokyo. A 60- by 60-mile segment of the Philippine oceanic plate ruptured and thrust itself against the Eurasian continental plate ... ( read original story ...)

Demographics to stress Japan regional banks: BoJ official

Japan’s declining population could eventually pose a risk to its regional banks and financial system, Bank of Japan deputy governor Hiroshi Nakaso said in the last of three key speeches that may serve as his swan song after nearly four decades at the ... ( read original story ...)