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Sarah Geronimo Brightens Up Japan Fiesta 2019 With “Tala”

November 26, 2019

Pop Star Sarah Geronimo sang her song “Tala” before a jampacked hall at the opening ceremony of Japan Fiesta 2019 at the SM Aura Convention Center, in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, last Nov. 9, 2019. Organized by the Japan National


Pope Francis shows respect in front of the cenotaph

November 24, 2019

Pope Francis pays his respects in front of the cenotaph in memory of those killed in the 1945 atomic bombing during an event held at the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima on November 24, 2019. Pope Francis on November 24


Atomic Bomb Survivor interviewed for Pope Francis visit

November 23, 2019

Atomic bomb survivor Kenji Hayashida speaks during an interview with AFP at a Catholic church in Nagasaki on November 23, 2019, ahead of a visit by Pope Francis. Pope Francis arrived in Japan on November 23, where he is expected


Dulaang UP’s “Fuente Ovejuna” on its closing week

November 22, 2019

Dulaan Unibersidad ng Pilipinas’ “Fuente Ovujena” will have its remaining performances until the theater curtains close for the show on December 1. The historical play was written by renowned Spanish dramatist Lope De Vega. It was also the last show


Food from Fukushima is Safe

November 20, 2019

In this picture taken on October 1, 2019, Japanese pear farmer Tomio Kusano shows how he removed the tree skins after the 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster, at his farm in Iwaki, Fukushima prefecture. For years, Japan’s government has sought


Nintendo’s first Brick-and-Mortar store

November 19, 2019

Goods of Nintendo game character Mario are displayed at a new Nintendo store during a press preview in Tokyo on November 19, 2019. – Nintendo opens the doors this week at its first brick-and-mortar store in Tokyo, offering everything from


Japan Recorded a 0.2 Percent Growth

November 14, 2019

Pedestrians cross a street at Shinjuku business district in Tokyo, Japan, 14 November 2019. According to data released by the Japanese government, the country recorded a 0.2 percent growth in the July-September period, marking the fourth straight quarterly expansion. However,


A Set of Nearly 40 Temporary Halls Built for the Daijosai Ceremony

November 14, 2019

Emperor Performs “Daijosai” Grand Thanksgiving Ceremony A photo shows “Daijokyu,” a set of nearly 40 temporary buildings where the “Yukiden-Kyosen-no-Gi” rite is being held, in the East Gardens of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. “Daijokyu-no-Gi,”