Author

 
Shino Yuasa

Shino Yuasa

    North Korea to make major announcement on Monday
    North Korea to make major announcement on Monday
    North Korea will make an "important announcement" on Monday amid speculation over the health of its leader Kim Jong Il, a Japanese newspaper...
    Thai brides of the internet
    Thai brides of the internet
    After a series of doomed relationships with American women, Marc Sullivan came to Bangkok in a bid to meet Miss Right at last.
    Thai economy faces slowdown over coup
    Thai economy faces slowdown over coup
    Thai stocks on Monday recovered for the first time since the coup against premier Thaksin Shinawatra, but analysts warned the bloodless takeover...
    Asian destinations cash in on 'medical tourism'
    Asian destinations cash in on 'medical tourism'
    Catch some sun, take in a few golden temples, and get a new hip. It's an unlikely but increasingly popular itinerary for foreign visitors who are...
    Typhoon hits central Japan with heavy rain, winds
    Typhoon hits central Japan with heavy rain, winds
    Powerful Typhoon Mawar hit central Japan early on Friday, bringing heavy rain and fierce winds that left at least one person dead, two people...
    High-sea chase after Japan spots Chinese sub
    High-sea chase after Japan spots Chinese sub
    Japan was on alert on Wednesday after a suspected Chinese nuclear submarine entered its territorial waters, setting off a chase on the high sea...
    Happy birthday, Hello Kitty
    Happy birthday, Hello Kitty
    Japan's Hello Kitty, the moon-faced, mouthless white cat, celebrated her 30th birthday on Monday, evolving from a nameless feline on a cheap vinyl...
    Japan mops up after deadly typhoon
    Japan mops up after deadly typhoon
    Japan was searching for survivors on Thursday after the country's deadliest typhoon in more than a decade killed at least 61 people as it crushed...