Japan rescuers go house to house as flood toll hits 156

AFP 07/10/2018

Rescue workers carried out house-to-house searches Tuesday in the increasingly unlikely hope of finding survivors after days of deadly floods and landslides that have claimed 156 lives in Japan’s worst weather-related disaster for decades. The record downpours…

Landslide warnings as Japan digs through rain devastation

AFP 07/09/2018

Desperate relatives braced for bad news Monday as rescuers dug through landslides in the wake of severe floods that have killed 100 people and left swathes of central and western Japan under water. With the toll mounting,…

Hello Kitty bullet train debuts in Japan

AP 06/30/2018

TOKYO — A Hello Kitty-themed “shinkansen” bullet train has debuted in Japan. Adorned with the cartoon icon inside and out, it’s a dream ride for fans of the internationally popular character. The special shinkansen had its inaugural…

World Cup update: Historic win for Japan over 10-man Colombia

Mars G. Alison 06/19/2018

Japan became the first Asian Football Confederation team to win against a CONMEBOL team in the World Cup when it edged Colombia, 2-1, in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia late Tuesday night, Philippine time. Colombia was…

3 dead, 200 hurt as strong quake jolts Osaka, Japan

AFP 06/18/2018

A powerful quake rocked Japan’s second city of Osaka on Monday, killing three people including a nine-year-old girl and injuring more than 200, according to an official tally. Television images showed buildings swaying and burst pipes spewing…

Here comes Japan

Clint Holton Potestas 05/08/2018

WITH her two daughters, Marichu Tan could be anywhere between a pensive stare at a distance at the foot of the Eiffel Tower and a demure smile—crossed legs, a thick bouclé scarf around her neck—atop a hill…

Achieve your #BigSummer getaway with Shopwise

PR 04/19/2018

This summer, it’s all about Big Deals, Big Sur-Prizes, and Big Fun with Shopwise’s #BigSummer. Shopwise, the pioneering hypermarket concept in the country, heats up the summer months with sizzling buy-one-take-one deals, on-fire price drops, and the…

Yap victorious in Japan

Glendale G. Rosal 04/05/2018

FILIPINO fighter Markjohn “The Journeyman” Yap continues to make waves in Japan after he successfully defended his Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) bantamweight title against Japanese Takafumi Nakajima last Wednesday at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.…

John Lloyd Cruz and Ellen Adarna fly to Osaka, Japan

02/21/2018

ALMOST a week after Cebuana sexy actress Ellen Adarna deactivated her public Instagram acccount, she and John Lloyd Cruz are up to a new “adventure.” Amidst talks that they tied the knot last Feb 15 in Quezon…

‘MUCH IMPROVED’

Glendale G. Rosal 12/26/2017

Trainer says Melindo giving his all in preparation for New Year’s Eve bout Expect to see a top-notch Milan “El Metodico” Melindo when he sees action on New Year’s Eve against Japanese Ryoichi Taguchi at the Ota-City…

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