Gulf Times - Tokyo
Qatar Airways to fly ‘Qsuite’ fitted A350-1000 on Singapore, Tokyo routes

Qatar Airways to fly ‘Qsuite’ fitted A350-1000 on Singapore, Tokyo routes

Qatar Airways will operate the world’s most technologically advanced passenger aircraft – the A350-1000 equipped with the airline’s award-winning 'Qsuite' on its Singapore and Tokyo routes from November 1 and January 1, 2019 respectively.

Typhoon barrels towards flood-hit western Japan

Typhoon barrels towards flood-hit western Japan

Typhoon Jongdari is currently packing winds of nearly 200 kilometres an hour and is forecast to hit the country's main island on Saturday night.

'Unprecedented' Japan heatwave kills 65 in one week

'Unprecedented' Japan heatwave kills 65 in one week

In the week to Sunday at least 65 people died of heat stroke while 22,647 people were hospitalised, the Fire and Disaster Management Agency said.

Record heat broils Japan, prompting warnings

Record heat broils Japan, prompting warnings

Officials said last week that the heatwave in Japan had killed at least 15 people and forced the hospitalisation of over 12,000 others in the first two weeks of July.

Pompeo vows to pursue North Korean denuclearisation talks

Pompeo vows to pursue North Korean denuclearisation talks

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo brushed off North Korean accusations of "gangster-like" diplomacy during negotiations in Pyongyang.

S. Korea, Japan and China to hold summit next week

S. Korea, Japan and China to hold summit next week

All three of the neighbours are deeply involved with North Korea -- the South as its neighbour, key US ally Japan as a sometime target for its threats, and China as its key diplomatic backer and business partner.

Futuristic superheroes picked as Tokyo 2020 Olympic mascots

Futuristic superheroes picked as Tokyo 2020 Olympic mascots

Tokyo Wednesday unveiled its long-awaited mascot for the 2020 Olympic Games: a futuristic blue-checked, doe-eyed character with pointy ears and ‘special powers’ ...

Boarding now for a flight from Tokyo to Paris that never takes off

Boarding now for a flight from Tokyo to Paris that never takes off

Fasten your seatbelts for a flight departing to Paris, and never leave the ground.

Winter storm brings blizzard, freezing temperatures to Japan

Winter storm brings blizzard, freezing temperatures to Japan

Commuters in Tokyo saw temperatures drop to four degrees below zero on Thursday morning, a level the capital had not seen in 48 years.

Panda cub Shan Shan makes public debut in Tokyo

Panda cub Shan Shan makes public debut in Tokyo

The wife of China's ambassador to Japan and the governor of Tokyo turned out on Monday to help mark this week's public debut of Japan's popular panda cub, who turned six-months-old this month.

Delta flight makes emergency landing in Tokyo

Delta flight makes emergency landing in Tokyo

A Delta flight travelling from Shanghai to Seattle made an emergency landing on Thursday in Tokyo due to a possible fuel leak, a Japanese transport ministry official said.

Tokyo airport to be 'scattered' with robots for 2020 Olympics

Tokyo airport to be 'scattered' with robots for 2020 Olympics

Among the seven robots on show was a fluffy cat mascot that can carry out simultaneous interpretation in four different languages.