TOKYO | World’s oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117

TOKYO | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)The world’s oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died. Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of Kikai in southern Japan, town official Susumu Yoshiyuki confirmed. ( read original story ...)

Flight Review: Japan Airlines Business Class 787

Flying from Tokyo to New York is a long and painful 12 hour flight and any opportunity to fly in business class is a greatly welcomed. Japan Airlines along with ANA currently fly direct between JFK to Narita (NRT) and Haneda (HND) with Japan Airlines ... ( read original story ...)

Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Naze in Japan

A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Naze in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 24.75 km (15 ... ( read original story ...)

Japan’s Akita dogs melt foreign hearts

Hollywood actor Richard Gere, French film star Alain Delon and Russia's figure skating sensation Alina Zagitova have one thing in common: They adore Japan's Akita dogs. And they're not alone. In recent years, foreign ownership of one of Japan's most famous ... ( read original story ...)

Could jealousy link the Financial Ministry scandals together?

Then Fukuda quit. However, the damage was already done. The Finance Ministry has already admitted to falsifying documents that could indicate favoritism toward Moritomo for its proposed Osaka primary school in deference to Abe’s wife, Akie, because she ... ( read original story ...)

Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Kushiro in Japan

A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Kushiro in Japan. Global time and date of event 20/04/18 / 2018-04-20 10:45:50 / April 20, 2018 @ 10:45 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 144 ... ( read original story ...)