Japan

State Of Women In The World: How Far Have We Fallen?

Jo Simmons | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK
Jo Simmons

Image credit: Flickr Park Geun-hye, whose election to the presidency in 2013 was a historic moment for gender equality in South Korea, has overshadow...

A Spa-Themed Amusement Park Is Opening In Japan

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Theme parks are well-known for getting the heart racing, but an amusement park coming to Japan could soon do the opposite. The mayor of Beppu, on the ...

Tsunami Warning Issued After Earthquake Off Fukushima In Japan

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK
Read More: Japan, UK News

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 hit northern Japan on Tuesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, generating a tsunami that hit the nation’...

Enormous Sinkhole Repaired In Just One Week Because They Get Stuff Done In Japan

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK

A vast sinkhole roughly half the size of an Olympic swimming pool has been repaired in just a week. The chasm appeared in the southern Japanese city o...

Giant Sinkhole Gobbles Up 4 Lane Japanese Intersection

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.11.2016 | UK

As dawn broke on US election day, a gargantuan hellmouth sinkhole opened in a southern Japanese city. Such was the size of the chasm that power, water...

'Laser-Ignited Fart' Responsible For Woman's Horror Surgery Injuries

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK

A surgery patient was seriously burnt when her fart was ignited by a laser. A report into the incident ruled a leak of the woman’s intestinal gas wh...

Women Told Not To Apply Makeup On Trains Because It Makes Them 'Ugly'

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Style

Women In Japan have been encouraged not to apply makeup on trains by a Tokyo railway operator. Tokyo Corp released the video above, which features a w...

Royal Ramblings Meets Mark Haskins

Danny Stone | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

We'd like to suggest that Mark Haskins is at the top of his game. He's won championship after championship. From Progress to RevPro, Southside to Smas...

Royal Ramblings Meets Wade Barrett (Part 1)

Danny Stone | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

One of the UK's proudest sons, Stu Bennett is known the word over as Wade Barrett. A multiple-time champion, he not only proved himself as a top-flight entertainer but established an important legacy in the WWE for the British superstars that followed...

Serial Killer Suspected Of Poisoning Up To 48 Patients In Japanese Hospital

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK

A suspected serial killer may have killed up to 48 people in a Japanese hospital, detectives fear. All of the potential victims lost their lives on th...

This Japanese Face Wash Dispenses Perfect Foam Roses

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Style

Asian beauty products > all other beauty products. Asia is famous for creating some of the world’s cutest cosmetics, but this Japanese skincare cont...

Pictured: The Chilling Grin Of Japanese Mass Killing Suspect

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK

The suspect in a mass-stabbing spree that left 19 people dead in a Japanese care home for disabled people was pictured grinning broadly as he was take...

Knife-Wielding Man Kills 19 At Japan Disabled Care Home

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK
Read More: UK News, Japan, UK News

A knife-wielding man has killed 19 people after attacking a care home for disabled people in Sagamihara in Japan. Japan’s public broadcaster, NHK, r...

The Super-Ageing Future for Europe and Japan

Chris Ball | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK
Chris Ball

British society, Japanese society - the super ageing workforce will demand common sense liberal measures in both cases. We can learn a lot by considering how other people do things, despite our cultural differences - or maybe because of them.

Japanese Boy 'Abandoned In Bear-Infested Woods As Punishment' Found Alive And Well

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK
Read More: UK News, Japan, UK News

A Japanese boy who was left alone in a forest by his parents as punishment has been found alive and well. Yamato Tanooka was found by a soldier at a m...

Military Joins Hunt For Boy ‘Abandoned In Bear-Infested Woods’ As Punishment

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK

The Japanese military has joined the search for a boy who disappeared after his parents left him in a bear infested forest as punishment. Yamato Tanoo...

We Fact-Checked A Britain First Post On Muslims In Japan

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 15.05.2016 | UK

Britain First has posted a graphic on Facebook claiming the UK should follow the lead of Japan in its treatment of Muslims. The Japanese gove...

This Giant Asian Hornet Is Literally The New Monster In The Cupboard

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK

In terms of things you don’t want to find crawling around on your belongings, we’d hazard a guess that this magnificent beast is right up there. J...

This Snowboarder Didn't Realise She Was Nearly Eaten By A Bear Until She Watched The Video

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 11.04.2016 | UK

A snowboarder has filmed herself cruising down a slope completely unaware she is being pursued by a massive bear. Kelly Murphy was in Hakuba 47 Winter...

Dreadlocks, North Korea, and the Zenith of Identity Politics

David Browne | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
David Browne

Last week in the United States, the spectre of identity politics reared its ugly head once more, as a white student at San Francisco State University ...

Royal Ramblings Meets the Alpha Female: Round 2

Danny Stone | Posted 24.03.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Bold, beautiful, brave and brutal the Alpha Female is one of Europe's finest exports. Having returned from a stint in Japan, Jazzy is back home but won't be resting up...

Will Robots Really Take Over Our Jobs?

Leslie Willcocks | Posted 23.03.2016 | UK Tech
Leslie Willcocks

For employers, the benefits of using RPA instead of human staff include significant cost savings, faster processing (a study of an organisation within London's insurance market, showed that data which previously took two days to process, took only 30 minutes using RPA), less error and a massively increased output.

Robots are Infiltrating the Travel Industry - and Most of Us Are Fine With That

Travelzoo UK | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK Tech
Travelzoo UK

If you walk in to the Henn-na Hotel in Nagasaki, Japan, you will be met by two receptionists. Both speak English but neither is like any receptionist ...

Amazing Before And After Images Show Just How Far Japan Has Come Since 2011 Tsunami

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris & Elliot Wagland | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK

It’s now five years on since the tsunami which devastated areas of the north-eastern coast of Japan. The 9.0 magnitude earthquake which occurred...

Sushi Secrets - The Tokyo Way

Chris Cox | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Cox

As I finish another mediocre London sushi lunch that I've grabbed from beside the sandwiches, I find my mind transported back to Tokyo where the freshest and tastiest sushi imaginable filled a hole in my stomach and cemented a place in my mind as the best sushi I've ever eaten. But it's more amazing than that because it's also the best and only sushi I've ever made.