At the Okazaki city fire defense headquarters here, the Red Salamander is patiently engaged in preparations.If called upon, it is...
The average age of certified hibakusha (atomic bomb survivors) exceeded 80 for the first time, while their numbers fell to...
Japan's Defense Ministry expresses deep concern about China's maritime activity in the South China Sea.The ministry has compiled a summary of its annual report.
Narita Airport officials are advising passengers to strictly observe carry-on luggage limits to prevent departure delays.The officials say flights to China are being delayed because of passengers carrying on more than the allowable limit. They say many Chinese passengers purchase large quantities of souvenirs after check-in.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Japan welcomes the agreement reached between the United States and Cuba.
The families of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korean agents have urged the government to press Pyongyang to return the abductees.The representative of a group of abductees' families, Shigeo Iizuka, called for an immediate return of his sister Yaeko and other victims at a meeting in Tokyo on Wednesday.
Soccer fans react after an own goal by England during their FIFA Women’s World Cup semifinal soccer match against Japan, at a public viewing event in Tokyo on Thursday morning.
Wallaby star Israel Folau said on Thursday he will play for Japanese club NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes at the end of the Australian season.The fullback re-signed with the Australian Rugby Union and NSW Waratahs on Wednesday for three more years but on a flexible contract that allows him to play overseas in between his Wallabies and Super Rugby commitments.
It was a long fight for Yoko Gushiken to find life after boxing. Or rather, to find his life was all about boxing, after all.It took his induction last month into the International Boxing Hall of Fame - an honor only two other Japanese have…
Toshiaki Endo, the minister for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, showed eagerness on Wednesday to hold part of the sporting events in Fukushima Prefecture, which was damaged by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Sue Bird scored 17 points and rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki combined for 25, including seven in the last three minutes as the Seattle Storm ended a five-game losing streak with a 74-69 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night.
Japan coach Norio Sasaki admitted the champions had not lived up to his expectations in Wednesday's 2-1 win over England, but said they still deserved to be in the Women's World Cup final for the second tournament in a row.
Defending champions Japan will meet the United States in the final of the Women's World Cup for the second tournament in a row after a dramatic 2-1 defeat of England in the semifinals on Wednesday.
Ingredients 200g chicken breast fillets, trimmed 180g soba noodles (2/3 of packet) 200g snow peas, trimmed, halved diagonally 200g packet Japanese teriyaki tofu, cut into 2cm cubes 3 green onions, thinly sliced 2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted
As the last in the series showcasing some of his most memorable recipes, Kenichi Chen, the 59-year-old owner of the Szechwan Restaurant group, introduces a favorite that combines an interesting mix of Chinese egg soup and Japanese "soba" (buckwheat noodles).
Ingredients 60ml (1/4 cup) salt-reduced soy sauce 1 tsp wasabi paste 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tbs mirin 1 tsp sesame oil 500g trimmed rump steak, thinly sliced into long strips 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed, sliced 200g green beans, trimmed, sliced 150g (2 cups) cooked brown rice 20g pickled ginger 75g baby spinach leaves 1 red onion, cut into 2cm…
If schoolgirls think your product is "sweet" and snap it up, then you are on to a winner.That's something that "melonpan" maker Shiro Mikami, 51, has discovered.He had his doubts four years ago when a high school girl suggested he cut open his freshly baked melon-like bread and stuff in some vanilla ice cream.
Ingredients 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 500g tuna, skin removed, cut into 1cm cubes 1/3 cup loosely packed finely chopped fresh chives 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons mirin 20 yellow witlof leaves
Ingredients 1 tablespoon sesame seeds 2 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste) 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 2 tablespoons caster sugar 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 carrot, peeled, cut into matchsticks 1 x 10cm piece white radish (daikon), peeled, cut into matchsticks 65g (1 cup) bean sprouts, trimmed 1 baby wombok (Chinese cabbage), cut into 8 wedges 1/2…
Kenichi Chen has been in the culinary field for nearly four decades, ever since he began his apprenticeship at the restaurant run by his late father, Kenmin Chen, who has been described as the “Chinese cuisine genius.”
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