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Reds battle past struggling Vissel

Japan: Sports - 1 hour 42 min ago
Once again, the stage was set for Andres Iniesta to dazzle in front of a gigantic crowd at Saitama Stadium.But once again he was a ...

Former Japan Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori urges JRFU to make reforms

Japan: Sports - 1 hour 43 min ago
Former Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori on Friday called for reform within the Japan Rugby Football Union two days after he announced his shock resignation as ...

Shohei Ohtani takes another step in return from arm surgery

Japan: Sports - 1 hour 51 min ago
Shohei Ohtani’s drives into the seats at Angel Stadium came with an audience Friday, when the Los Angeles Angels’ two-way standout took another step toward ...

China to show off new nuclear subs, destroyers for first time at fleet review marking navy’s 70th anniversary

Asia/Pacific - 2 hours 1 min ago
China will show off some of its new warships — including nuclear submarines and destroyers — for the first time during a massive maritime parade ...

Novak Djokovic falls to Daniil Medvedev in Monte Carlo quarterfinals

Japan: Sports - 2 hours 2 min ago
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic was dumped out by Daniil Medvedev while Rafael Nadal survived a struggle to reach the semifinals of the Monte Carlo ...

Red Wings name Steve Yzerman new general manger

Japan: Sports - 2 hours 2 min ago
Hockey Hall of Famer Steve Yzerman was been named general manager of the Detroit Red Wings, it was announced on Friday.Ken Holland becomes the team’s ...

Mets place Jacob deGrom on injured list due to arm pain

Japan: Sports - 2 hours 2 min ago
Mets ace Jacob deGrom is being put on the injured list and returning to New York for an MRI on his elbow after the NL ...

Former Japanese Justice Minister Okiharu Yasuoka dies at 79

News from Japan - 2 hours 2 min ago
Former Justice Minister Okiharu Yasuoka has died of cancer, people close to him said Saturday. He was 79.A native of Kagoshima, Yasuoka served as justice ...

Yankees’ CC Sabathia earns 247th career win

Japan: Sports - 2 hours 6 min ago
Two starts into his final season, CC Sabathia has yet to allow an earned run.Even at 38 years old, he’s still playing stopper for the ...

Pascal Siakam sparks Raptors in Game 3 triumph over Magic

Japan: Sports - 2 hours 24 min ago
The Toronto Raptors think Pascal Siakam should be selected the NBA’s Most Improved Player.He was their MVP on Friday night. And the East’s No. 2 ...

Avalanche finish off Flames

Japan: Sports - 2 hours 30 min ago
Colin Wilson and Mikko Rantanen each had two goals and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 in Game 5 of ...

Fukushima soccer facility, repurposed after 3/11 disaster, fully reopens

News from Japan - 3 hours 6 min ago
The J-Village national soccer training center in Fukushima Prefecture resumed full operation Saturday, eight years after it was converted into an operational base to cope ...

Osaka Ishin’s success could have impact on regional politics elsewhere in Japan

News from Japan - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 23:44
History shows cities that flourish due to maritime trade have a reputation for some of the world’s most colorful, complex, and corrupt local politics. That ...

‘Yuzu-mania’ hits Sendai as design for new Hanyu monument unveiled

Japan: Culture - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 23:09
Reigning Olympic and former world champion Yuzuru Hanyu delighted fans on Saturday by taking part in a ceremony in his hometown of Sendai to unveil ...

Brutal killing of Bangladeshi rape victim who refused to stay quiet triggers protests

Asia/Pacific - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 22:39
Dozens of protesters took to the streets in Bangladesh’s capital to demand justice for an 18-year-old woman who died after being set on fire for ...

Master the art of investing in art

Singapore: Today - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 22:08
Richard Hartung2 hours 1 min agoFrom art fairs to galleries offering low-cost as well as high-end artwork, a multitud

‘I was chasing an effect’: Alcohol abuse among women on the rise in Singapore

Singapore: Today - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 22:00
Eveline Gan2 hours 1 min agoSINGAPORE — She had her first taste of alcohol in her early teens.

The Big Read: Fast love — dating apps help busy S’poreans find almost instant romance

Singapore: Today - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 21:58
Cynthia Choo2 hours 1 min agoSINGAPORE — Although she was left heartbroken after her seven-year relationship ended

The Big Read in short: Finding love in the age of apps

Singapore: Today - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 21:58
Cynthia Choo2 hours 1 min agoEach week, TODAY’s long-running Big Read series delves into trends and issues that ma

Under pressure over Xinjiang ‘re-education’ camps, China is defending its detention of Muslims

Asia/Pacific - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 21:04
At the Shu Le County Education Center, a sprawling three-story complex in China’s far-west region of Xinjiang, the dormitories feature bars on windows and doors ...