The Daily Manila Shimbun


Trump may present trophy to winner of sumo tournament

May 13, 2019

Tokyo–U.S. President Donald Trump may present a specially made trophy to the winner in the makuuchi top Japanese professional sumo division at the ongoing summer grand tournament on May 26, the final day of the competition, it has been learned.


Lottery applications start for Tokyo Olympic tickets

May 9, 2019

Tokyo–Online lottery applications for tickets to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games by people living in Japan began at 10 a.m. Thursday (1 a.m. GMT). Applications will be accepted until May 28 on the quadrennial event’s official ticketing website ( The


Japanese swimmer Ikee posts message on Leukemia treatment

May 8, 2019

Tokyo–Prominent Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee, 18, who was diagnosed with leukemia in February, posted a message Wednesday about her medical treatment, on her official website launched on the same day. In a handwritten message to her supporters, Ikee said her


U.S. League

May 8, 2019

NEW YORK, NEW YORK-MAY 07: Masahiro Tanaka # 19 of the New York Yankees pitches in the second inning against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium on May 07, 2019 in New York City. Jiji Press

Organizers worried about beer shortage at Rugby World Cup

May 5, 2019

Tokyo–The organizing committee of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan is calling on business operators in game host cities to pay attention to securing sufficient beer in preparation for the arrival of beer-guzzling fans from abroad. On the occasions


ITTF World Table Tennis Championships 2019

April 29, 2019

Budapest- Bronze medalists Japan’s Hitomi Sato (left) and Honoka Hashimoto celebrate with their medals on the podium on the podium after the women’s doubles final at the ITTF World Table Tennis Championships 2019 in Budapest on, Sunday, 28 April 2019.


DILG serves Ombudsman dismissal order to Malay mayor over Boracay mess

April 24, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Wednesday served a dismissal order against Malay, Aklan Mayor Cicero Cawaling and the town’s licensing officer for grave misconduct and other offenses that led to Boracay’s environmental crisis. DILG Secretary


World figure – Yuzuru Hanyu

March 25, 2019

Yuzuru Hanyu exhibition performance (ANA) = 24th, Saitama Super Arena Jiji Press