Visit our new website: worldnews.easybranches.com

Floats parade in Gion Festival in Kyoto

  • Mon, 17 Jul 2017 20:27
Spectators, including many tourists, enjoyed a parade of colorfully decorated floats at the annual Gion Festival in Japan's ancient capital of Kyoto on Monday. (NHK) News On Japan

Tags


Related Stories

Saturday Tweets: Crab Apples, Climate Change and a Bear Parade
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:45

Check out “CJR: Survival Stories: Lessons on how to cover climate change” this Monday in Echo Park: https://t.co/BIgJJMEgga @Eventbrite â€...

In-flight sexual assaults often unreported, especially in Asia
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:39

When a 17-year-old Bollywood actress took to social media this week alleging she was sexually assaulted on an airplane, she appeared to catch the airl...

Tomioka Hachimangu murder-suicide suspect sent letters seeking chief priest sister’s expulsion to shrines across Japan
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 22:48

The suspect in the murder-suicide at Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine sent about 2,800 letters demanding his sister be expelled as chief priest to shrines ac...

Cambodian photo festival nurtures Asia’s next generation of world-class photographers
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:16

Returning to Siem Reap for the 13th year, the Angkor Photo Festival remains committed to supporting Asia’s emerging photographers Established by ph...

Japan’s top court rules that failed horse racing bets are tax deductible
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:37

The Supreme Court ruled Friday that a man who lost a large sum of money placing online horse race bets should be able to treat ... Japan Times latest...

Trends in Illicit Drugs and Firearms Smuggling in Japan (2016 Edition)
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:26

Japan Customs : What's New

Business confidence in Japan hits 11-year high: Tankan survey
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:09

Confidence among the nation’s biggest manufacturers is at an 11-year high, a key central bank survey showed Friday, as the world’s number-...

Emperor eyes simple abdication ceremony with no foreign guests
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:02

Emperor Akihito wishes to step down in an abdication ceremony that is "as simple as possible," without inviting foreign guests and holding a parade, t...

Rakuten announces foray into saturated Japanese cellphone market
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:16

The e-commerce giant aims to become nation’s fourth mobile carrier, in a move that threatens to disrupt the cellular phone market oligopoly. Japan ...

Survivors recount Sinai mosque massacre as Egypt hikes death toll to 305
  • Sat, 25 Nov 2017 23:18

Egypt on Saturday said an attack on a mosque by militants in the country’s troubled region of northern Sinai has killed 305 worshippers, includi...

Air traffic fault halts flights in Hokkaido
  • Sat, 25 Nov 2017 20:44

Japanese aviation authorities say a faulty air traffic control system temporarily prevented aircraft from entering airspace around Hokkaido, northern ...

Tech arrogance behind scandals in manufacturing, professor says
  • Sat, 25 Nov 2017 20:28

Japan’s faith in technological superiority is encouraging manufacturers to take the types of shortcuts that are damaging Kobe Steel and Mitsubishi M...


News Categories