The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

Greater Tokyo Sees Earliest End of Rainy Season on Record

June 29, 2018

Tokyo- The Japan Meteorological Agency declared the effective end of the rainy season in the Kanto-Koshin region including Tokyo on Friday, the earliest such announcement for the central-eastern region since observations started in 1951. The announcement came 22 days earlier

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Popular Dog in Softbank Commercials Dies

June 29, 2018

Tokyo- Kai, a popular white dog featured in a series of television commercials for mobile carrier Softbank Corp., died of natural causes on Thursday. He was 16. Kai, a Hokkaido from northern Japan, endeared himself to living room audiences with

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Virtual Reality Tech Helping Housing Sales in Japan

June 27, 2018

Osaka- Services in the Japanese housing industry that take advantage of virtual reality technologies are helping would-be buyers to choose new homes. The new services enable customers to simulate the experience of being inside custom-built houses before construction starts and

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New Annex of Railway Museum Unveiled ahead of Opening

June 27, 2018

Saitama- The Railway Museum in the city of Saitama, north of Tokyo, on Tuesday unveiled to the media its new annex, which will be shown to the public from July 5. The museum started work to renovate its entire facility

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Japanese Princess Ayako of Takamado to Get Engaged

June 26, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese Princess Ayako of Takamado will get engaged to a man working at major shipping firm Nippon Yusen K.K., the Imperial Household Agency said Tuesday. The agency plans to formally announce the engagement of Princess Ayako, 27, and Kei

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JTB to Offer Luxury Cruise Ship Stays during Tokyo Olympics

June 26, 2018

Yokohama- JTB Corp. said Monday that it will use the luxury cruise ship Sun Princess berthing near Tokyo as a hotel during the 2020 Olympics in the Japanese capital. A basic three-day and two-night stay plan will cost some 70,000

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New Hotel Okura to Open in Tokyo in Sept. 2019

June 26, 2018

Tokyo- -Hotel Okura Co. said Monday that it will open new hotel facilities in Tokyo’s Toranomon district in early September 2019. The new facilities, located on the site of the former Hotel Okura, which closed in 2015 due chiefly to

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器 -Utsuwa- performed live at TIU theater

June 25, 2018

Wadaiko (Japanese drums) group 器 -Utsuwa- performed live in Makati City on Sunday, 24 June 2018. The performance marked the near completion of the new TIU Theater, now located at the 2nd floor of Makati Square in Chino Roces Avenue.

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