“Jebi, as is virtually always the case, won't be nearly as strong as it currently is by the time it reaches Japan, but it is still expected to be at least of typhoon intensity at landfall Tuesday. It then could sweep north-northeast as far as Hokkaido as a tropical storm into Wednesday.” … [Read more...] about Super Typhoon Jebi Path, Track Update: When Will Typhoon Hit Japan (Kyoto, Kobe, Tokyo)?
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The 28-mile stretch between the two islands is the missing link in a series of construction projects that could allow rail travel from European Russia to Japan’s main island Honshu, where Tokyo, Osaka, Yokohama, Kyoto, Nagoya and other cities are located. … [Read more...] about Russia Wants to Build a Rail Bridge to Japan, Linking Tokyo to Europe
The monk's duties started at about 5 a.m., when he began preparing for a daily morning prayer ceremony, a drawcard for tourists. Then he would attend to guests' needs and manage the checking in and out process, a task that generally lasted until about 5 p.m. but could continue until 11 p.m. … [Read more...] about Brutal hours aren’t just for salarymen: Japanese monk sues temple for overwork
A tanker that became unmoored by the typhoon's pounding waves and wind slammed into a bridge linking offshore Kansai International Airport to the mainland, damaging the bridge and the ship and stranded 3,000 passengers overnight at the airport. Under sunny skies Wednesday morning, they left by boat or were transported by buses across an intact road on the damaged bridge. … [Read more...] about Typhoon kills at least 10, shutters major Japanese airport
Roberts hardly leads a cloistered life and shows up at the hockey games, soccer matches and other extracurricular events of his daughter, Josephine, and son, Jack, who are now in high school. Jane Sullivan Roberts, the chief justice’s wife, is a partner at the legal search firm Major, Lindsey & Africa. She sometimes attends court sessions in the VIP guest box, as she did on the day of her husband’s dissent in the same-sex marriage case. … [Read more...] about John Roberts marks 10 years as chief justice by taking the long view