Tokyo http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20156/all en On Location: Occupy Wall Street Occupies the World http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5678080 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Protesters march in cities worldwide</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Solana Pyne </div> </div> </div> <p> Demonstrators in major world cities march in concert with New York City&#39;s Occupy Wall Street protests.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="640" height="360" alt="Video: Occupy Wall Street Occupies the World" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/73b57df8ef837-original.jpg?1318811104" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2011:10:17 06:08</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("73b57df8ef837", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> 2012 London Olympics Cairo Demonstrations Egypt Mexico City Occupy World Protests Tokyo Politics Japan Mexico United Kingdom Video Mon, 17 Oct 2011 10:08:00 +0000 Solana Pyne 5678080 at http://www.globalpost.com On Location Video: Tourists return to Japan http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5685070 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tourism is nearing pre-disaster levels.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Justin McCurry and Michael Condon </div> </div> </div> <p> Nine months after the worst nuclear disaster in the country&#39;s history, tourists are starting to come back to Japan.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="640" height="360" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/9bbee8202641b-original_0.jpg?1324670073" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2011:12:28 06:00</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("9bbee8202641b", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Fukushima On Location Tokyo Tourism tourism returns Japan Wed, 28 Dec 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Justin McCurry and Michael Condon 5685070 at http://www.globalpost.com High risk of major earthquake in Tokyo within 4 years, warn scientists http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/japan/120123/high-risk-major-earthquake-tokyo-within-4-years <br /> Scientists say Japan's last big earthquake has increased the risk of others. "It’s the same as when one person in a line of people holding hands falls – then those around him are likely to get pulled down too," said researcher Shinichi Saka.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/japan/120123/high-risk-major-earthquake-tokyo-within-4-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Earthquake Natural Disasters Tokyo Japan Science Mon, 23 Jan 2012 18:41:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5688514 at http://www.globalpost.com Tokyo aquarium hunts for escaped penguin http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/tokyo-sea-life-park-hunts-escaped-penguin <p> Keepers at a Japanese aquarium have appealed to the public to help them track down an escaped penguin, last seen headed for Tokyo Bay.</p> <p> Tokyo Sea Life Park declared the 1-year-old Humboldt penguin missing yesterday, <a href="http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120305x3.html">the Japan Times reported</a>. The alarm was raised by a sharp-eyed official at a nearby wildlife park, who spotted the&nbsp;&ndash; ahem&nbsp;&ndash; jailbird making a break for it down the Old Edogawa river.</p> <p><p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/tokyo-sea-life-park-hunts-escaped-penguin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tokyo Wildlife News Japan Weird Wide Web Mon, 05 Mar 2012 13:36:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5694582 at http://www.globalpost.com Fiber optic cables to join Japan and UK through Arctic http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/120322/fiber-optic-cables-join-japan-and-uk-through-arct <p> Receding ice in the Arctic has, for the first time, allowed the laying of fiber optic cables to cross over the top of the world to connect London to Tokyo.</p><p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/120322/fiber-optic-cables-join-japan-and-uk-through-arct" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 London Olympics Arctic Canada Internet Tokyo Business Canada Technology Thu, 22 Mar 2012 20:08:34 +0000 Alexander Besant 5697293 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan's escaped Penguin 337 back behind bars http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/japan-escaped-penguin-337-caught-tokyo <p>No fugitive can run forever. More than two months after it escaped from his pen in a Japanese aquarium, <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/tokyo-sea-life-park-hunts-escaped-penguin">Penguin 337</a> is back behind bars.</p> <p>Two Tokyo Sea Life Park keepers caught the runaway yesterday evening under a bridge over the Edogawa river in Ichikawa, on the north side of Tokyo Bay, the <a href="http://www.couriermail.com.au/ipad/madagascar-penguin-recaptured/story-fn6ck55c-1226366312413">Agence France Presse reported</a>.</p> <p>The&nbsp;1-year-old Humboldt penguin, known by its park ID number 337, had been living free since early March, when it tackled a 2-meter fence to make it into the waters of the Edogawa.</p><p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/japan-escaped-penguin-337-caught-tokyo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tokyo Wildlife News Japan Weird Wide Web Fri, 25 May 2012 11:24:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5705587 at http://www.globalpost.com Tokyo nerve gas attack: Katsuya Takahashi, final suspect, arrested http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/japan/120615/tokyo-nerve-gas-sarin-attack-katsuya-takahashi-arrested-aum-cult Thirteen other members of the cult have been given death sentences for their role in the gas attack, which killed 13 people and poisoned more than 6,000.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/japan/120615/tokyo-nerve-gas-sarin-attack-katsuya-takahashi-arrested-aum-cult" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tokyo Japan Fri, 15 Jun 2012 12:14:00 +0000 News Desk 5708029 at http://www.globalpost.com Japanese emperor will break burial tradition by being cremated http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/japan/131115/japanese-emperor-will-break-burial-tradition-being-c Japanese Emperor Akihito and his wife intend to break an ancient imperial burial tradition, and are requesting that their remains be cremated and placed in a simple tomb when they die. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/japan/131115/japanese-emperor-will-break-burial-tradition-being-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> royalty Tokyo Want to Know Asia-Pacific Japan Sat, 16 Nov 2013 00:55:20 +0000 News Desk 5990776 at http://www.globalpost.com