Topic: Tokyo Bay

Featured

All Content

  • In Pictures Japan's 9.0 earthquake

    Flames rise from houses and debris half submerged by a tsunami in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, on March 11.

  • Japanese sumo scandals threaten to topple Nagoya tournament

    Japanese sumo scandals threaten to topple Nagoya tournament

    Japanese sumo scandals involving gambling and mob ties could upend an upcoming Nagoya tournament. Friday, public broadcaster NHK made the unprecedented threat to pull coverage of the tournament.

  • Opinion How Japan can save face -- and whales

    Japan has given the world green cars and technological marvels. It wouldn’t be a stretch for it to lead the 21st century protecting the world’s oceans and whales.

  • Tsunami warning: Japan evacuates northern coasts

    Tsunami warning: Japan evacuates northern coasts

    A tsunami warning is out for the eastern seaboard of Japan.

  • In Pictures 2009 Cost of Living Survey: The 10 most expensive cities

    TOKYO, JAPAN: Tokyo knocked last year's most expensive city, Moscow, off the top of the chart, according to an annual Cost of Living Survey by Mercer, an international consulting firm. The survey covers 143 cities across six continents and measures the comparative cost of over 200 items in each location, including housing, transport, food, clothing, household goods, and entertainment. Mercer claims this is the world's most comprehensive cost of living survey and is used to help multinational companies and governments determine compensation allowance for their expatriate employees. The survey, conducted in March, uses New York as the base city for the index, with currency moves measured against the dollar. Here, a light display is relfected on a window of a skyscraper as the Tokyo Bay area can be seen in the background from a viewing deck of the Tokyo Tower.

  • A father's international flair

    As Japan opened up after World War I, he seized opportunities to travel and found love.

  • Diggin' It Garden siteseeing in Japan, Portugal, and Spain

    Garden blogs in Japan, Portugal, and Spain