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#Tokyo

# tokyo - Monday 16 September, 2019

Letter from Japan: Baby oil and 15,000 people at a Wales training session

Warren Gatland’s side have had massive local support, but Ireland are staying under the radar.

# tokyo - Sunday 15 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie A tropical subject ... Could typhoons affect the upcoming Rugby World Cup? Explainer

A tropical subject ... Could typhoons affect the upcoming Rugby World Cup?

The disruption caused in Tokyo on Monday by a typhoon has ignited questions about contingency planning.

# tokyo - Saturday 14 September, 2019

'I can’t be telling you Irish too much!' - All Black 'pioneers' aim to go three-in-a-row

Steve Hansen said Ireland are World Cup favourites after going number one in the rankings.

# tokyo - Monday 9 September, 2019

Eddie Jones' preparations interrupted as typhoon leaves England stranded at airport

Typhoon Faxai pummelled the Japanese capital Tokyo with record winds and torrential rain.

# tokyo - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Barcelona complete signing of rising Japan star

Hiroki Abe has signed from the Kashima Antlers of the J-League.

# tokyo - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Here's where Ireland's champion rowers will bid for Tokyo 2020 Olympic glory

The Sea Forest Waterway was unveiled on Sunday as Japan’s venue for the Olympic rowing’s eight-day programme.

# tokyo - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Ireland's Alex Wright books Olympic spot with personal best in Spain

The 20km race walker finished in a time of 1:20:50 on Sunday, just inside the qualifying standard time.

# tokyo - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Girl (12) and man (39) die following mass stabbing incident in Japan Kawasaki

Girl (12) and man (39) die following mass stabbing incident in Japan

Over a dozen people were injured, and there was no immediate motive for the attack.

# tokyo - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Rory McIlroy will 'more likely than not' represent Ireland at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

The 30-year-old was speaking ahead of the PGA Championship at Bethpage State Park on Tuesday.

# tokyo - Friday 22 March, 2019

Hope for Olympic boxing as AIBA chief 'linked to transnational criminal organisations' steps down

Hope for Olympic boxing as AIBA chief 'linked to transnational criminal organisations' steps down

Uzbekistan’s Gafur Rakhimov has been shrouded in controversy since his appointment last November.

# tokyo - Friday 18 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Banksy in Tokyo? City takes a closer look at graffiti resembling artist's work Banksy

Banksy in Tokyo? City takes a closer look at graffiti resembling artist's work

The drawing of a rat holding an umbrella was sprayed near a monorail station in Toykyo.

# tokyo - Saturday 5 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Japan's 'Tuna King' just paid €2.7 million for this whopper fish Top Dollar

Japan's 'Tuna King' just paid €2.7 million for this whopper fish

Unsurprisingly, the price tag is a new record.

# tokyo - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Japanese kickboxer 'underestimated' Floyd Mayweather before first-round defeat

The former five-weight world champion finished an exhibition bout against Tenshin Nasukawa inside the first two minutes of the opening round.

# tokyo - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Nine people injured in Tokyo after man drives car into crowd Crash

Nine people injured in Tokyo after man drives car into crowd

Local media said a container with kerosene inside was found inside the rental car.

# tokyo - Monday 10 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Former Nissan chairman charged with financial misconduct Carlos Ghosn

Former Nissan chairman charged with financial misconduct

Ghosn has been charged with under-declaring his income by some €38 million.

# tokyo - Friday 2 November, 2018

Later start times at Tokyo Olympic marathon could lead to fatalities, say health experts

Health officials in Japan are calling for the race to start at 5.30am instead of 7am to avoid potential deaths due to soaring temperatures.

# tokyo - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Disappointment for Ireland as they miss out on chance to seal Tokyo 2020 Olympics spot

With 10 teams competing in today’s event, a top-six finish would have been enough.

# tokyo - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Players asked to cover their tattoos during Rugby World Cup in Japan

Tattoos have long been associated with the Yakuza crime syndicates in Japan.

# tokyo - Thursday 2 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Medical school altered test scores to keep women out Tokyo

Medical school altered test scores to keep women out

The university began lowering test scores of female applicants when results showed an increasing number of women winning places.

# tokyo - Saturday 2 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Japanese mother held for dumping newborn baby's body in locker Tokyo

Japanese mother held for dumping newborn baby's body in locker

The suspect is likely to also later face a murder charge.

# tokyo - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Traders breathe sigh of relief as markets bounce back after 'mini flash crash' Wall Street This post contains videos

Traders breathe sigh of relief as markets bounce back after 'mini flash crash'

Stocks suffered one of their worst days ever yesterday.

# tokyo - Saturday 3 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Would you buy a coffee from this robot? It just started working at Japan's 'strange cafe' Thanks A Latte

# tokyo - Saturday 16 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Pregnant woman wants seat on Tokyo metro - there's an app for that Commuters

Pregnant woman wants seat on Tokyo metro - there's an app for that

The service allows a pregnant woman to send a message when she wants a seat.

# tokyo - Friday 8 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Former priest wielding a samurai sword kills three at Tokyo shrine Family Feud

Former priest wielding a samurai sword kills three at Tokyo shrine

It is understood that the fight erupted due to a family vendetta.

# tokyo - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Japanese serial killer who kept nine bodies in coolers met the victims through Twitter Tokyo

Japanese serial killer who kept nine bodies in coolers met the victims through Twitter

An arrested man has confessed to the killings, according to reports.

# tokyo - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Police make arrest after nine headless bodies found in Tokyo flat Beheadings

Police make arrest after nine headless bodies found in Tokyo flat

Police originally found two heads inside a cool box at the entrance to the apartment.

# tokyo - Friday 6 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Japanese reporter died after working 159 hours of overtime in a month Karoshi

Japanese reporter died after working 159 hours of overtime in a month

A government inquest a year after her death ruled that it was linked to excessive overtime.

# 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

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

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.

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