Tokyo medical interns accused in gang rape of unconscious teen

TOKYO (TR) – Two male doctors and and a medical student allegedly ... intoxicated and unable to resist in the apartment in Ota Ward rented by Kaminishi, TBS News reports (Feb. 16). On that day, the men were drinking with numerous women in the room ... ( read original story ...)

Japan tries to shed its pessimistic image

Japan ailing? Japan suffering? Nonsense. “Japan is the richest country in the world,” proclaims Sapio magazine. And the best. And the happiest. The brightest future looms. It’s an interesting identity crisis Japan is going through. Is it a rich ... ( read original story ...)

Chinese curling teams off to winning start at Sapporo Asiad

SAPPORO, Japan, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese women's team overcame Chinese Taipei 20-2 in their first match at the Sapporo Winter Asian Games here on Saturday. China, silver medalist in the Pacific-Asia Championships in 2016, did not give their ... ( read original story ...)

Desert to ice: Qatar takes on curling at Asian Winter Games

SAPPORO, Japan - For members of Qatar women's curling team, just about everything is a new experience. Curling, a sport that has links with medieval Scotland and is more suited to the Canadian prairies, has taken a small foothold in the Middle East. Just ... ( read original story ...)