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Mari Saito

Test marathon gives Tokyo a taste of what to expect at 2020 Games

15 Sep 2019

TOKYO Tokyo held a marathon on Sunday as a test case for whether organizers, athletes, and spectators can cope with sweltering temperatures expected during next year's Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games.

Special report: A Cloudspotter's Guide to Climate Change

25 Jul 2019

LUNDY ISLAND, England A path of trampled grass leads up the hill to St. Helen's, the only church on Lundy Island. Near its doors, a stray lamb nibbles on tufts of tall weeds. From a Gothic tower topped with the English flag, the coastline of Devon is faintly visible to the east, while the expanse of the Atlantic Ocean stretches west, the seas uninterrupted all the way to North America. | Video

'Fear' and 'favour' chill newsroom at storied Japanese paper

19 Jul 2019

TOKYO (This Jan 25 story corrects to specify the three goals cited by Japan Times management for the style change in the December meeting and to revise the description of management's expectations for the relationship to advertising revenue.)

RPT-INSIGHT-Japan's gentleman equestrian at heart of Olympics corruption probe

20 Jun 2019

TOKYO, June 20 Surrounded by reporters in March, Tsunekazu Takeda, teary-eyed and blinking as cameras flashed around him, explained his decision to step down as Japan's Olympics chief.

Japan's gentleman equestrian at heart of Olympics corruption probe

20 Jun 2019

TOKYO Surrounded by reporters in March, Tsunekazu Takeda, teary-eyed and blinking as cameras flashed around him, explained his decision to step down as Japan's Olympics chief. | Video

INSIGHT-Fear and favour chill newsroom at storied Japanese paper

24 Jan 2019

TOKYO, Jan 25 Early in December, dozens of journalists and editors from the Japan Times gathered for an emergency meeting in a glass-walled conference room in their brand-new 14th floor office.

In a Tokyo neighborhood's last sushi restaurant, a sense of loss

21 Dec 2018

(This December 21 story was refiled to remove extraneous indefinite article in paragraph 28) | Video

Climate change creates mutant fugu, a deadly Japanese delicacy

10 Dec 2018

SHIMONOSEKI, JAPAN The road, hemmed in on one side by empty warehouses and the other by a concrete seawall, ends abruptly in a desolate parking lot. Men step out of their cars and into the darkness, then slip behind the sliding doors of a warehouse. Inside, they huddle under floodlights and wait. A clock on the wall ticks to ten past three in the morning. | Video

4,8 Quadratmeter - Carlos Ghosns neue Heimat

23 Nov 2018

Tokio Das Leben von Carlos Ghosn war in den vergangenen Jahren eine einzige Reise um die Welt.

RPT-Austere Japan detention quarters contrast with Ghosn's globe-trotting lifestyle

22 Nov 2018

TOKYO, Nov 22 Japanese prosecutors have confirmed that Nissan's arrested chairman, Carlos Ghosn, is being held in the spartan Tokyo Detention Center, its many rules and restrictions making for a stark contrast with his comfortable, globe-trotting lifestyle.

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