(UPDATED) The polls, seen as a bellwether for national political sentiment, come as Abe is buffeted by a series of setbacks and scandals that have driven down his popularity
Governor Yuriko Koike is hoping her coalition can beat the local arm of Shinzo Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), which holds a majority in the 127-seat Tokyo assembly
(UPDATED) Ex-Tokyo Electric Power chairman Tsunehisa Katsumata, and former vice presidents Sakae Muto and Ichiro Takekuro all plead not guilty to charges of professional negligence resulting in death and injury
The indictments are the first – and only – criminal charges stemming from the tsunami-sparked reactor meltdowns at the plant that set off the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl in 1986.
Selain Tokyo, kota-kota Asia lainnya yang juga populer antara lain Bangkok, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, dan Singapura
Plans to uproot the more than 80-year-old market have been in the works for years, with advocates citing the need for upgraded technology as they pointed to Tsukiji's antiquated refrigeration systems
'This is a historic day for FIBA and 3x3,' says FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann
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Takefusa Kubo fires the game winner against Osaka to enter the history books
A 25-year-old coach's story epitomizes the struggle to swim in a conservative, landlocked, conflict-plagued country that largely opposes women taking part in sports
Numerous lawsuits have been filed in relation to various aspects of the disaster, but Friday's ruling marks the first verdict in a group lawsuit by evacuees seeking compensation from both the government and TEPCO over the catastrophe
'Even if it put him in danger, he wanted to tell his opinions to Pyongyang through me or other media,' Tokyo Shimbun senior writer Yoji Gomi says
Phelps won't be competing in the pool, but he's got a pair of swimming trunks he'd like to sell you
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But before the Philippines builds its first subway, the operator of Tokyo's 9 subway lines says the country should fix the congested MRT3 first
'We believe the captured images offer very useful information, but we still need to investigate given that it is very difficult to assume the actual condition inside,' says TEPCO spokesman Tatsuhiro Yamagishi
After Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit, here's a glimpse of the history of Davao City's Japanese community
The controversial project has been delayed over fears about toxic contamination, which also impacted the 2020 Olympics to be hosted by the Japanese capital
The silver medalist is taking up business at CSB while preparing for the 2020 Olympics
The Japan Meteorological Agency says it is the first time snow had fallen in November in central Tokyo since 1962
A 52-year-old Iranian man pours liquid over his 36-year-old Filipina girlfriend before setting her alight at a restaurant in Ibaraki prefecture
We review 'Heroes Above,' one of the Filipino-made games showcased at Tokyo Game Show 2016
Paolo Ballesteros receives Best Actor at the Tokyo International Film Festival for his role in 'Die Beautiful'
Philippine Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo has also asked the unit of ANA Holdings to explore the possibility of a Tokyo-Davao route
Paolo Ballesteros arrives at the Tokyo International Film Festival event as Angelina Jolie!
FIBA is pushing for 3-on-3 basketball to be included in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as the game increases in popularity in Asia
The PlayStation 4-exclusive promises a Souls-like level of difficulty while giving you a unique look at Japanese fantasy.
Police confirm there was an incident at Takadanobaba station without giving further details
Starring Paolo Ballesteros, the film will be part of the festival's main competition
Presiden Jokowi berharap para atlet paralimpik berupaya yang terbaik di Olimpiade Tokyo tahun 2020
Meet BT-7274 and the titans you’ll encounter in Titanfall 2’s multiplayer mode
"Crashing into a wall felt real enough that my body went rigid for a split second before I realized this wasn’t real"
Here are our impressions on Resident Evil 7, Infamous: First Light, Uncharted 4, and Horizon Zero Dawn as rendered by the new and enhanced PlayStation
7 PH game studios represent the country at one of the world's most important gaming expos
Rappler speaks to Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's narrative director for more insight
The return to Japan for the Asian Games will be the first since 1994
The United States may launch its own sanctions in response to 'the provocative and unacceptable behavior by the North Koreans'
Band asal Jepang Silent Siren memberikan tips berwisata di Tokyo dengan menggunakan Tokyo Metro
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will use the opportunity to meet with dozens of leaders from across Africa, among them Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and South Africa's Jacob Zuma
After stepping off a plane from the Brazilian host city, Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike carries the flag at a ceremony at the city's Haneda airport
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The Japanese Prime Minister meets with the country's Olympic medalists and urges them to make Tokyo 2020 the best ever Olympics
(UPDATED) The Rio Olympics ends in a blaze of color with an exuberant closing ceremony, as Tokyo takes up the baton promising to host the best Games yet in 2020
Diaz, the newest hero in Philippine sports, returns to the country on Thursday
Tokyo's Olympic preparations have suffered high-profile setbacks including soaring costs, allegations of corruption and an embarrassing misstep over an allegedly plagiarized logo
Surfing, karate and climbing will also be included in the Tokyo Olympics
Japan's Meteorological Agency sends and immediately withdraws the alert, but the cancellation did not reach some app operators in time
Tokyo baru saja memilih gubernur perempuan pertamanya, Yuriko Koike. Apa saja tantangan yang akan dihadapi perempuan 64 tahun ini di tengah dunia politik Jepang yang dominan laki-laki?
(4th UPDATE) 'I will lead Tokyo politics in an unprecedented manner, a Tokyo you have never seen,' promises the 64-year-old Koike