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Tokyo (Japan)

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  • Chinese diplomat leaves Japan amid espionage suspicions

     
    A senior diplomat from the Chinese Embassy in Tokyo has left Japan amid an investigation into suspicions of espionage and other illegal activities for the past five years, the Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday....
  • Fugitive from 1995 sarin gas attack on Tokyo subway captured

     
    Japanese police have finally captured Naoko Kikuchi, one of the last remaining suspects from the 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway, who admitted to being relieved that her life on the lam had come to an end....
  • Blum & Poe opening Tokyo office to strengthen ties with Asia

    Blum & Poe opening Tokyo office to strengthen ties with Asia
    Los Angeles art gallery Blum & Poe is opening an office in Tokyo to strengthen its ties with Asian artists, the gallery said this week. Ashley Rawlings, a former managing editor at ArtAsiaPacific, has been named director of the office. Blum & Poe,...
  • Clocking in again: A Japanese take on American blue-collar

    Clocking in again: A Japanese take on American blue-collar
    The sign at the northeast corner of 1st and San Pedro streets in downtown Los Angeles is deceiving. The pink and blue neon advertises a real estate agency, but swing open the glass door and you'll encounter a tribute to a bygone era. "Heirloom" is a...
  • Fashion's Band of Outsiders much in demand

    Fashion's Band of Outsiders much in demand
    NEW YORK — As it gets ready to enter its 10th year, the Band of Outsiders brand has just about become the ultimate fashion insider. In June, founder and creative director Scott Sternberg presented his menswear collection in Paris for the first time...
  • Sharp confesses 'material doubt' about its survival chances

    Sharp confesses 'material doubt' about its survival chances
    Sharp Corp., once a titan among Japanese electronics manufacturers, now isn’t sure it’ll be able to crawl out of a financial pit made deeper by ruthless competition and relentless losses. Reporting yet another round of dismal earnings, the...
  • Tokyo court sides with Samsung over Apple in global patent fight

    Tokyo court sides with Samsung over Apple in global patent fight
    A Tokyo court has sided with Samsung in its patent battle with Apple, ruling the South Korean electronics company did not infringe on its rival's patents. It's the latest development in the complex global fight between the two companies over mobile...
  • An American pretzel in Tokyo: Wetzel's goes Asian

    An American pretzel in Tokyo: Wetzel's goes Asian
    In the land of sushi, ramen and tempura, pretzel sales apparently do gangbusters. After launching its first Asian outpost in Japan, Pasadena-based Wetzel’s Pretzels said the store has become its top-selling location worldwide. Photos show snaking...
  • Southern California and the world

    Southern California and the world
    Noone can deny the educational value of travel, which is why study abroad programs have gotten so popular in colleges and universities around the country. California schools offer myriad study abroad programs that send students headlong into other...
  • Dashi, the heart of Japanese cooking

    <i>Dashi</i>, the heart of Japanese cooking
    At the heart of so much of Japanese cooking is the fragrant broth called dashi. And at the heart of dashi are the delicate pink petals of katsuobushi, shaved flakes of dried bonito fish. When steeped with the dried seaweed called konbu, katsuobushi gives...
  • The Find: Mottainai Ramen

    The Find: Mottainai Ramen
    Your best introduction to Mottainai Ramen might be if you slink in exhausted, after a long day of work, needing some comfort. Duck your head through the Japanese curtains that hang in Mottainai Ramen's entryway and you'll be hit by a soothing fog of...