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#Tokyo

# tokyo - Saturday 15 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is Bitcoin, and why is it making headlines again? Coining It

Explainer: What is Bitcoin, and why is it making headlines again?

Mark Karpeles, former CEO of collapsed Bitcoin exchange MtGox, went on trial this week over the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of the virtual currency.

# tokyo - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

From The42 Boost for Irish amateur boxing as Joe Ward commits to IABA until Tokyo 2020 Vested Interest

Boost for Irish amateur boxing as Joe Ward commits to IABA until Tokyo 2020

The 23-year-old is already one of the most decorated Irish amateur athletes of all time.

# tokyo - Saturday 24 June, 2017

From The42 50-cap Toner a tower of strength and more talking points as Ireland win battle with Blossoms Reaction

50-cap Toner a tower of strength and more talking points as Ireland win battle with Blossoms

It was far from the free-running rugby of the opening two Tests, but Ireland’s willingness to work was exemplified by their totemic lock.

# tokyo - Saturday 6 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie This luxury Japanese train could rival a five-star hotel Shiki-Shima This post contains images

This luxury Japanese train could rival a five-star hotel

A trip on the Shiki-Shima will set you back over €7,000.

# tokyo - Monday 27 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 52 seconds of passion: Two giant pandas mated for the first time in four years today In The Mood

52 seconds of passion: Two giant pandas mated for the first time in four years today

It is hoped that a new baby panda would attract tourists to the Tokyo zoo.

# tokyo - Sunday 22 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fortune teller ordered to pay damages to client she forced into prostitution Tokyo

Fortune teller ordered to pay damages to client she forced into prostitution

Tokyo District Court ruled that the clairvoyant brainwashed the woman into believing she owed her money.

# tokyo - Thursday 5 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A businessman in Japan has paid over €600,000 for a single fish One More Tuna

A businessman in Japan has paid over €600,000 for a single fish

The self-styled ‘Tuna King’ Kiyoshi Kimura admits the price was a bit expensive.

# tokyo - Monday 7 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Five-year-old boy dies after Tokyo arts festival display catches fire Japan

Five-year-old boy dies after Tokyo arts festival display catches fire

The organiser of the event and the university apologised for the loss of life.

# tokyo - Saturday 10 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Child pornography is still widely available in Japan, a year after it was criminalised Legal Grey Area

Child pornography is still widely available in Japan, a year after it was criminalised

Before the changes came into effect last year, it was the only Group of Seven nation in which the possession of sexualised images or videos of people under 18 remained legal.

# tokyo - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie At least 19 people killed and 20 wounded in attack at centre for disabled people Tokyo

At least 19 people killed and 20 wounded in attack at centre for disabled people

An ex-employee of the facility is said to be behind the attack.

# tokyo - Sunday 22 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Japanese pop star stabbed repeatedly by "obsessive fan" Mayu Tomita

Japanese pop star stabbed repeatedly by "obsessive fan"

Police arrested a man on the spot and seized a blood-covered knife.

# tokyo - Thursday 17 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Video of journalist missing in Syria emerges as kidnappers look for ransom Jumpei Yasuda

Video of journalist missing in Syria emerges as kidnappers look for ransom

He has asked his government in Japan to help secure his release from an al-Qaeda linked rebel group.

# tokyo - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Actor stabbed to death with sword at Japanese play rehearsal Tokyo

Actor stabbed to death with sword at Japanese play rehearsal

Police are investigating whether the death was criminal or accidental.

# tokyo - Sunday 11 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “I could try some … maybe”: Tokyo tries to reel in tourists with whale meat festival Dark Meat

# tokyo - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Japan has scrapped the 2020 Olympics logo after a plagiarism scandal No Logo

Japan has scrapped the 2020 Olympics logo after a plagiarism scandal

The logo bears certain similarities to a design for a Belgian theatre company. It’s been quite the controversy in Japan.

# tokyo - Thursday 13 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Japanese man flushes lawyer’s penis down the toilet ‘as revenge for affair’ Tokyo

Japanese man flushes lawyer’s penis down the toilet ‘as revenge for affair’

The gruesome alleged attack took place in Tokyo this morning.

# tokyo - Sunday 26 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Three killed after plane crashes on housing estate Tokyo

Three killed after plane crashes on housing estate

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

# tokyo - Sunday 25 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State confirms execution of Japanese hostage Ransom Demands

Islamic State confirms execution of Japanese hostage

A video featuring the second hostage calls for the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, sentenced to death in Jordan.

# tokyo - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Video shows terrifying scenes inside airplane forced to make emergency landing Extreme Turbulence

Video shows terrifying scenes inside airplane forced to make emergency landing

Passengers can be heard screaming and praying.

# tokyo - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Japan’s sozzled salarymen: corporate samurai turning into a lost tribe Foot Soldiers

Japan’s sozzled salarymen: corporate samurai turning into a lost tribe

Regular 12-hour days followed by compulsory corporate boozing with clients: meet the

# tokyo - Monday 22 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sumo wrestlers make babies cry on purpose - but that's a good thing Sumo Wrestle Crying Baby

Sumo wrestlers make babies cry on purpose - but that's a good thing

An unusual tradition in Japan…

# tokyo - Monday 21 July, 2014

From Business ETC Do you find turn-by-turn directions a bit boring? Try following penguins instead Ice-breaker

Do you find turn-by-turn directions a bit boring? Try following penguins instead

A Tokyo aquarium have designed the navigation app to draw in visitors.

# tokyo - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Vagina artist arrested in Tokyo on obscenity charges Art

Vagina artist arrested in Tokyo on obscenity charges

Japan has notoriously tough obscenity laws, but supporters of the artist say it’s an attack on free expression.

# tokyo - Monday 31 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie UN court tells Japan to leave the whales alone Save The Whales

UN court tells Japan to leave the whales alone

Japanese Fisheries Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi last year vowed Japan would never stop whaling.

# tokyo - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Irish lad and his hurley crash Tokyo’s St. Patrick’s Day parade

Just blending in with the locals.

# tokyo - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Heaviest snow in decades leaves 11 dead, over 1,000 injured in Japan Severe Weather

Heaviest snow in decades leaves 11 dead, over 1,000 injured in Japan

Most of the deaths involved road crashes and many of the injuries were caused by falls on the ice.

# tokyo - Sunday 1 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach arrives in Japan for five day trade trip Tokyo

Taoiseach arrives in Japan for five day trade trip

Enda Kenny will hold talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe along with a round of business meetings in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka.

# tokyo - Thursday 21 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Hello, world: New island off Japan coast after volcano eruption Newbie

Hello, world: New island off Japan coast after volcano eruption

The tiny islet has come into the world with quite a bang…

# tokyo - Friday 18 October, 2013

WATCH: This Tokyo restaurant is entirely automated

See ya later, waiters and waitresses!

# tokyo - Monday 23 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Actual snake on a plane delays 370 Qantas passengers Snakes On A Plane

Actual snake on a plane delays 370 Qantas passengers

Samuel L Jackson was not needed though.

# tokyo - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Someone has been queuing for the new iPhone for the last week

It’s not out until September 20.

# tokyo - Sunday 8 September, 2013

From The42 Wrestling wins reprieve for 2020 Olympics Comeback

Wrestling wins reprieve for 2020 Olympics

In February, the International Olympic Committee had recommended that wrestling was dropped.

From The42 Tokyo's Olympic win impacts Germany's Euro bid Development

Tokyo's Olympic win impacts Germany's Euro bid

The Germans are set to miss out on their chance to host the final of the competition.

# tokyo - Monday 26 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Radar malfunction forces Boeing Dreamliner to abort flight Dashed Dreams

Radar malfunction forces Boeing Dreamliner to abort flight

The troubled jetliner had to turn back to Tokyo Haneda airport following a radar malfunction.

# tokyo - Friday 23 August, 2013

Man dresses up as a Power Ranger to help out at Tokyo subway station

Real human being, and a real hero.

# tokyo - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Lightning strikes a moving train in Japan Japan

VIDEO: Lightning strikes a moving train in Japan

Nobody was injured in the terrifying and dramatic incident.

# tokyo - Thursday 8 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Study: Your dog yawns with you because they love you Yawn

Study: Your dog yawns with you because they love you

Dogs are more likely to find their owner’s yawning contagious indicating they feel empathy for their tired master. Aw.

# tokyo - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Obama nominates Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Japan Diplomacy

Obama nominates Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Japan

The nomination, which requires Senate confirmation, marks the biggest foray into public service for Kennedy, who was an early supporter of Obama.

# tokyo - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

‘Snail facial’ is new beauty treatment in Japan

Yes, it involves putting snails on your face.

# tokyo - Saturday 13 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Japanese man nears half century on death row Long Wait

Japanese man nears half century on death row

Questions emerging over guilt of world’s longest-serving condemned inmate.

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