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January in Japan

A very beautiful movie about Japan. The film captures Scott Gold and his wife’s travels to Japan in January, set to the beautiful soundtrack of Tony Anderson’s ‘Daughters’. They travelled around Tokyo, Kyoto, and Yudanaka. You’ll spot snippets from Tsukiji...

Saucy: The fries at Pommeke offers come with a selection of delicious sauces served to the side, and the order shown here comes with a Flemish carbonade

The Real Belgian Fries now in Tokyo

Bart Sablon | COURTESY OF POMMEKE   Tokyo boasts plenty of Belgian culinary spots, from beer bars to chocolate shops. Chef Bart Sablon even points out that there is a Belgian waffle store right around the corner from Pommeke, a...

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Top world news of 2014

The Japan Times editors selected these world stories as the most important of 2014. An Islamic State militant poses on a street in Raqqa, Syria, shortly after the group seized control of a city that has become the de facto...

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People celebrate Emperor Akihito’s 81th birthday

Tens of thousands of people visited the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Tuesday to celebrate the 81st birthday of Emperor Akihito.   About 4,300 people entered the palace under clear winter skies when the main gate opened around 9:30 AM....

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