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Japanese animators say that the industry is struggling due to a lack of animators, bad working conditions, and lack of creativity
(UPDATED) 'We do not want a war in the region. But we won't hesitate to deal with any threat to our people, our sovereignty, our territorial integrity and our vital interests,' says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
Japanese and US officials hail as 'unprecedented' the relationship between Trump and his 'golf buddy', Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and the pair will again find time for a round to cement their diplomatic bromance
The 2019 edition is an ambitious step up from last year, considering its impressive and well-curated lineup of international acts
The incident comes as Japan is preparing for the abdication of Emperor Akihito, the first monarch to relinquish the throne of the world's oldest imperial family for two centuries
Kenshin Himura returns to the silver screen!
(UPDATED) 'Tenki no Ko: Weathering With You' is directed by Makoto Shinkai, the man behind anime masterpiece 'Kimi no Na wa'
The library is also planning to offer Spanish, Mandarin, and German language classes, says reelectionist mayor Tomas Osmeña
(UPDATED) The projects will benefit communities in Aurora, Batangas, Occidental Mindoro, Lanao del Sur, and Maguindanao
After the Dengvaxia scare and the measles outbreak, introducing the vaccine once again puts to the test the Department of Health’s efforts to increase immunization rates
The study, released last Friday, March 8, seeks to determine what female viewers were looking for aside from lesbian porn
It is likely the ferry hit a whale, as both humpbacks and minkes are often found in the area, a marine wildlife expert says
Isozaki is the 46th Pritzker laureate and the 8th Japanese architect to receive the honor. Winners receive a bronze medallion and $100,000.
Eighteen-year-old Rikako Ikee hopes to overcome her battle with leukemia before the Tokyo 2020 Olympics
(UPDATED) Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono says Japan is ready to 'expand' support for the Mindanao peace process
Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono is set to meet with President Rodrigo Duterte in Davao City months after a similar trip by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi
The international profile of the famed, melt-in-your-mouth wagyu beef is on the rise
In a slump and in search of fulfillment? Here’s how to switch up your life
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promises to meet with North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un and restore diplomatic relations between the two countries
(UPDATED) One crew member has already been rescued and is thought to be in stable condition
(UPDATED) With this agreement, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says the government would finally be able to address the 'problem that is the MRT3'
(3rd UPDATE) The signing of the P18-billion loan agreement will be done on Thursday, November 8
Hara talks about the popular household brand's design philosophy of 'emptiness' and what it means
‘Japan faces an aging society and lacks labor force, while the Philippines is abundant with young labor force with great potential,’ Ambassador Koji Haneda says
...and he'll be giving a talk at the De La Salle University
Guess where the Philippines ranks? Spoiler alert: We aren't in the top 10, or even the top 50.
High school students from all over the Philippines submitted 3-minute film entries under the theme “Self-Responsibility"
The goodwill visit of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's Escort Flotilla Four at Subic Bay will be until September 5
The Chinese foreign ministry excludes a reporter from the Sankei Shimbun from a media pool covering the start of a meeting between China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Japanese vice foreign minister Takeo Akiba
Jake plays the main character's best friend
(3rd UPDATE) The Japanese basketball players are sent home for allegedly buying sex
Ayumi Kuboki is arrested Saturday over the alleged murder of an elderly patient in 2016, but she tells police she may have killed up to 20 people, local media say
Abe also expressed a readiness to finance denuclearization costs in North Korea.
Akinobu Tatsumi Tatsumi isn't your typical Buddhist monk. He has long hair, tied in a ponytail, and fancies himself as a human beatbox – a genre also steeped in hip hop culture.
The 'We Love Babies Project' comes against the backdrop of Japan's slumping birth rate and shrinking population
San Antonio police say that based on the depth of the tunnel that the Japanese treasure hunters and their Filipino workers had dug out, the suspects might have been operating for over a month before they were caught
'Combining exercise and gum chewing may be an effective way to manage weight,' says a study by Japanese researchers published in The Journal of Physical Therapy Science
The figure – enough to buy a new car in Japan – tops the previous record for the luxury fruit, which fetched 3 million yen ($27,409) two years ago
The Asagiri-class destroyer of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, which has arrived with a helicopter and about 200 officers and crew, will be docked overnight at Pier 15 in South Harbor
It will be the Japanese clothing brand's 15th global flagship store in the world
Father and son Japanese nationals hold children from their country against their will and force them to work in a construction site in Samal
Since 1958, the remains of only 100,000 out of 518,000 Japanese soldiers who died in the Philippines have been returned to Japan
PRESS RELEASE: The deadline for submission of applications is on Friday, May 18, 2018
Authorities say the 63-year-old was on the 4th floor of the tilted Tuscan monument when he fell ill and died on the spot as emergency services attempted to revive him
(2ND UPDATE) The co-founder of iconic Japanese animation studio Studio Ghibli dies after a year of health issues
A paper by Kyoto University says that stress levels in the monkeys were about 20 percent lower on average after bathing
That zen aesthetic doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg anymore
Many are wary about the live action movie adaptation, and understandably so
One of the north's biggest province is getting attention thanks to emerging tourism attractions
The spacewalk is the first for Japanese Aerospace Agency (JAXA) astronaut Norishige Kanai, and the fourth for his US counterpart Mark Vande Hei