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To baldly grow: Japan scientists regrow hair at record rate

Feb 08, 2018 - 1:10 PM

The silicone used in the study, dimethylpolysiloxane, is reportedly used by McDonald's in its oil fryers, but consuming the substance alone (as with french fries) offers no fringe benefits

Ex-Australia coach Postecoglou to manage J-League Yokohama

Dec 19, 2017 - 1:09 PM

Ange Postecoglou heads to Japan to manage the Yokohama F-Marinos

NEW VENTURE. Postecoglou takes on a new venture in the J-League. Photo from Wikicommons

VLOG: Fire engulfs Yokohama tire factory in Pampanga

May 14, 2017 - 6:09 PM

Fire erupts at the Yokohama Tire Philippines factory in Clark Pampanga around 3:30 pm on Sunday Rappler s David Lozada files this video blog

FIRE ONGOING. The fire alarm level in Yokohama Tire Philippines in Clark, Angeles City is still unclear as of posting. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

Fire hits tire factory in Pampanga

May 14, 2017 - 4:44 PM

4th UPDATE The fire is declared under control at 6:10 pm on Sunday May 14

Japan's Crown Prince opens 50th ADB meeting: Prioritize poverty reduction

May 06, 2017 - 11:30 AM

There are still over 300 million people living in poverty in this region and poverty reduction through sustainable and inclusive growth remains an important agenda to us says the Crown Prince

ROYAL REMARKS. Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito delivers a speech at the opening session of the Board of Governors at the Asian Development Bank's annual meeting in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, on May 6, 2017. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

ASEAN+3 agree to boost financial cooperation amid global risks

May 05, 2017 - 9:53 PM

ASEAN Japan South Korea and China agree on the Yokohama Vision which serves as guiding principles for a more resilient and integrated ASEAN 3

BUFFERS ENOUGH. Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says ASEAN has enough buggers to withstand global risks. Photo by ADB

ADB achieves most dev’t targets, falls short on poverty reduction

May 05, 2017 - 1:32 PM

The ADB notes that inequality grew in many populous countries in the Asia Pacific

DEVELOPMENT GOALS. ADB VP for East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Stephen Groff talks about development targets reached by the bank. Photo by ADB

ADB president: We're not rivals with China's AIIB

May 04, 2017 - 3:48 PM

Asian Development Bank s Takehiko Nakao says the financing need to develop infrastructure in Asia is so huge that the two banks must cooperate

ADB president: Geopolitical stability crucial for projects to succeed

May 04, 2017 - 1:59 PM

Takehiko Nakao says the region must learn from past mistakes to avoid future conflicts

AVOID CONFLICT. ADB President Takehiko Nakao emphasized the need to maintain stability in the region. Photo by ADB

Business, gov't leaders discuss infrastructure for inclusive growth in ADB annual meeting

May 04, 2017 - 11:01 AM

The theme of the 50th ADB Annual Meeting held in Yokohama is Building Together the Prosperity of Asia as executives discuss solutions to achieving sustainable growth in the region

ANNUAL MEETING. ADB President Takehiko inspects the facilities of Pacifico Yokohama, the venue for ADB's 50th Annual Meeting. Photo from ADB

Yokohama Philippine GT wraps up this weekend in Clark

Nov 04, 2015 - 4:23 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The 2015 racing season ends on November 8 with the sixth and final round at Clark International Speedway

RACE FOR FIRST PLACE. The Philippine GT season wraps up on November 8, with some titles still in the balance. Photo from press release

Philip Lampart is evicted from 'PBB 737'

Sep 04, 2015 - 10:47 PM

Philip Lampart leaves the Pinoy Big Brother 737 house while new regular housemate Tommy Esguerra enters

PHILIP LAMPART. Philip is voted out of the 'PBB 737' house. Photo from

Jyo Yokohama voluntarily exits 'PBB 737' house

Sep 03, 2015 - 11:28 PM

Mr Kulit ng Japan decides to leave the Pinoy Big Brother house

JYO YOKOHAMA. Jyo is the second regular housemate to voluntarily exit the 'PBB 737' house. Screengrab from

Meet the 15 new housemates of 'PBB 737’

Aug 08, 2015 - 9:54 PM

As the teen housemates exit the house a new batch of regular housemates enter

Singapore, Dhaka are best and worst Asian cities

Feb 20, 2014 - 12:16 AM

The rest of the top 5 cities are in Japan

BEST CITY. Singapore was ranked the best city in Asia for expatriates according to an international ranking by Mercer

Japan city mistakenly tweets N. Korean missile launch

Apr 10, 2013 - 5:30 PM

The Twitter account of Yokohama City Hall apologizes for tweeting that North Korea has launched a missile