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Airlines are devising ways to avoid Russ...

United have suspended two routes to India. Finnair has reduced its service in Asia. And the Japanese company All Nippon Airways has suspended flights from London and Paris. But despite these changes, which stem from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, analysts say the need for airlines to avoid Russian airspace will not have a major overall […]

“WASHOKU GO” Website for Overseas Online

OSAKA, Japan, March 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — An online trading platform ‘WASHOKU GO’ has been launched by a group of specially selected companies manufacturing traditional Japanese food specialties in Osakawestern Japan. The platform is intended for foreign professionals and buyers to deal with the global coronavirus crisis. URL: https://www.washokugo.jp/ OverviewThe platform is aimed at professionals/buyers […]

Tennis marks Black History Month | ATP ...

The International Tennis Hall of Fame has launched its new digital exhibition, Breaking the Boundaries of Black Tenniswhich highlights the breakthroughs, evolution and impact of black tennis players and influential contributors to the sport globally. The initial Breaking Boundaries launch includes 70 people representing 19 nations, and will continue to grow with many more inspiring […]

Three train companies collaborate to pro...

Left: Hieizan Enryakuji Temple, a World Heritage Site. Top right: The Keihan train is a convenient way to get to Uji from Osaka or Kyoto, or to Otsu City in Shiga Prefecture. Middle right: In Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture, the birthplace of matcha green tea where many teahouses stand along Byodoin Temple, where you can […]

Roy wins 2022 MLF Bass Pro Tour on Busse...

The Major League Fishing (MLF) Bass Pro Tour B&W Trailer Hitches Stage One presented by Power-Pole in Monroe-West Monroe, Louisiana, won’t necessarily be remembered for the number of fish caught, but it will be on the books. history for the size of the fish caught. During an incredible day of fishing on Bussey Brake, the […]

Klook always wins friends and influences...

Home is where the action is for the booking platform It was during an all-night brainstorming session while preparing a presentation for WIT Japan in 2015 that Eric Gnock Fah, COO and co-founder of Klook, went local. Refining the presentation that won the judges’ praise – and the Start-up of the Year award – the […]

JETRO Osaka (Japan External Trade Organi...

OSAKA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 27, 2022– The Kansai region, which includes the unique cities of Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto, is a massive market with a population of 24.65 million and a GDP of around 100.05 trillion yen. It is equivalent to the metropolitan area centered on Tokyo as a business location and plays the central role […]

JETRO Osaka (Japan External Trade Organi...

OSAKA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 27, 2022– The Kansai region, which includes the unique cities of Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto, is a massive market with a population of 24.65 million and a GDP of around 100.05 trillion yen. It is equivalent to the metropolitan area centered on Tokyo as a business location and plays the central role […]

JETRO Osaka (Japan External Trade Organi...

OSAKA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Kansai region, which includes the unique cities of Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto, is a huge market with a population of 24.65 million and a GDP of around 100.050 billion yen. It is equivalent to the metropolitan area centered on Tokyo as a business location and plays the central role in the economy […]

FOOD & LIFE COMPANIES, the largest opera

SAN DIEGO & OSAKA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BlueNalu, a leading innovative food company that develops a variety of seafood products directly from fish cells, today announced a collaboration with leading multinational sushi restaurant operator, FOOD & LIFE COMPANIES Ltd. (TYO: 3563). As a Japanese restaurant leader, FOOD & LIFE COMPANIES (F&LC) operates brands such as Sushiro and […]

The 5 best things our food writers ate i...

French Dip at Carbon Kitchen + Market At the start of the Twin Cities food truck revolution, the hunt for good bites became an epic quest of following trucks on Twitter or bumping into them in surprising places. Gastrotruck was part of this early push to cook outside of the usual kitchen and to bring […]

7 out of 10 Filipinos are willing to tra...

SEVEN out of 10 Filipinos are still eager to complete their planned air travel in the next nine months – an encouraging indicator for the aviation industry this year, a study commissioned by AirAsia Philippines has found. The survey, conducted in December 2021, validated AirAsia Philippines’ predictions of Filipinos’ growing optimism and enthusiasm for travel […]

“7 out of 10 Pinoys like to travel”

Despite the spread of new variants of Covid-19, 7 out of 10 Filipinos still want to continue their planned air travel in the next nine months, according to the results of a survey commissioned by AirAsia Philippines. The airline said the survey results “validated” its predictions of Filipinos’ growing optimism about travel and growing confidence […]

Prosecutors in Osaka, Japan could bring ...

Japanese toilets at JR Shinohara Station in Ōmihachiman, Shiga Prefecture – Photo: Hunini, via Wikimedia. Prosecutors in Osaka, Japan are considering indicting a transgender woman for using a women’s restroom at a commercial establishment. The commercial establishment called the Osaka prefectural police after a customer complained that she could not use the women’s toilet because […]

NJPW Announces Title Fights and Line-ups...

Photo Courtesy: New Japan Pro-Wrestling Title fights and lines have been pushed back for the Golden Series tour. Coming off the three-night Wrestle Kingdom 16 streak, New Japan Pro-Wrestling heads to its “Golden Series” tour which commemorates the company’s 50th anniversary. The annual anniversary show is scheduled for March 1, but on the road to […]

Suspect in deadly arson in Osaka, Japan ...

TOKYO – A 61-year-old man whom police suspected of setting ablaze who killed 25 people this month at a psychiatric clinic in Osaka has died in a hospital, where he was being treated for smoke inhalation. Surveillance footage placed the suspect, Morio Tanimoto, in the clinic just before the fire started on December 17, police […]

Deadly fire in Osaka, Japan kills at lea...

A fire in Osaka, Japan has left at least 24 dead and four injured, three of them in critical condition. The fire broke out on Friday morning at a psychiatric clinic on the fourth floor of the eight-story Dojima Kita building, a multi-purpose facility in the city’s Kita neighborhood. The blaze is the worst in […]

24 people have died in a building fire i...

Updated December 17, 2021, 12:38 p.m. ET OSAKA, Japan – A fire that spread on Friday at a psychiatric clinic on the fourth floor of an eight-story building in downtown Osaka, western Japan, left 24 people dead in what police was investigating a possible case of arson and murder. Police were looking for a man […]

24 people have died in building fire in ...

Updated December 17, 2021, 12:38 p.m. ET OSAKA, Japan – A fire that spread on Friday at a psychiatric clinic on the fourth floor of an eight-story building in downtown Osaka, western Japan, left 24 people dead in what police was investigating a possible case of arson and murder. Police were looking for a man […]

APP World Tour Announces 2022 Race Sched...

ERICEIRA, Portugal – APP is thrilled to announce its 2022 season for SUP racing which consists of top-tier venues around the world that will deliver world-class action and an unforgettable journey to crowning World Champions male and female. Here is the line: Santa Monica, United States: June 26-28 Spain: August 5 – 7 (to be […]

MLF 2022 Bass Pro Tour pitch announced –

Major League Fishing (MLF) today announced the full lineup for the 2022 Bass Pro Tour, the fourth season of professional bass fishing’s most visible and competitive tournament circuit. The field of 80 of the world’s top bass fishing professionals will visit seven fisheries during the regular season of the Bass Pro Tour and compete for […]

Most Expensive Cities in the World to Li...

(CNN) – Around the world, it’s been a tough year for portfolios. Supply chain bottlenecks and changing consumer demand have pushed up the cost of living in many of our largest cities, according to a new study released Wednesday, and inflation is the fastest on record over the past five years. The Israeli city of […]

A Food Guide to Osaka’s Classic Japanese

When it comes to must-try dishes in Osaka, these classic Japanese dishes should be on everyone’s list. Osaka is located on the southern coast of Japan, wrapping around the body of water known as Osaka Bay. Its proximity to water as well as its general geography have made it a popular destination, aided by the […]

Nintendo to open second store in Osaka, ...

Nintendo will be opening a new official physical store in Osaka, Japan in late 2022. The new store will appear at Daimaru Umeda, one of the city’s most well-known department stores, located near Osaka Station. Nintendo Osaka will be the company’s second permanent official store in Japan. Its first store in Tokyo is located in […]

Cycling in Osaka, Japan | Travel + Leis...

Most summers over the past few years, I’ve spent long days biking in quiet loops around Osaka, Japan. I will be visiting local friends, but also to eat, walk, drink and hang out in their beautiful city, a complex urban grid that is still easygoing and open, with its plethora of green spaces against the […]

Photographers create stunning nightscape...

Nights full of neon signs obscured by freezing rain evoke a film noir philosophy. Photographer, designer and creator Omi Kim captures the night city and turns ordinary sights into extraordinary visions. The Osaka, Japan-based designer specializes in street photography, portraiture, and graphic composites that push the boundaries of reality. Kim, who is called Omi on […]

Osaka Rookie Fest 2021 – Rookie World To

A new WRT Skate event is set to take place in Japan this Sunday, July 18: the Osaka Rookie Festival will take place at Akamaru Skatepark, the new indoor skatepark opened last year in Higashi Osaka. Osaka Prefecture in Japan’s western region is extending the secondary state of emergency from July 12. But the local […]

THE BRAND LABO Co., Ltd. in Osaka, Japa...

OSAKA, Japan – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Innovative, lightweight and portable, this stylish and easy-to-use portable fireplace is the perfect partner for solo camping, bike camping, hiking, fishing, and other casual outdoor excursions. THE BRAND LABO is a startup that works with local workshops and manufacturers to create innovative products that deliver new value and revitalize […]

World’s first specialty egg store opens

Eggwich, otherwise written as egg’wich, is a new type of hamburger that replaces hamburger buns with eggs. It has recently gained attention as a healthy alternative to conventional bread burgers because it allows you to increase your protein intake while reducing your sugar intake. It was created in the United States, so it may be […]

“In Osaka, food is not a function – it i

II walked around Osaka Castle, doused pretty shrines with water, and gazed at pink cherry blossoms, but this is the time I treasure the most. In front of me is a huge bowl of udon – lengths of thick, chewy noodles in a tub of steaming broth, with two giant tempura shrimp tucked into the […]

The 5 best moments from BTS’s concert in

After a hiatus of almost a month, BTS is officially back on tour. RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook took to the stage in Osaka, Japan on July 6, 2019 to present their first of two Osaka shows at Yanmar Stadium Nagai. As usual, the concert was absolutely epic, and while it’s hard […]