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Tokyo raises coronavirus alert to highest level

TOKYO — The Japanese capital of Tokyo posted the highest coronavirus alert level on Thursday with its daily tally of new cases set for a record high of more than 500, and its governor warned of much worse unless action is taken.

IOC’s Bach will be in Tokyo for talks with Games organisers

BERLIN — International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach will be in Tokyo for three days next week to review preparations for the postponed 2020 Olympics and back organizers amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Big majority of Japanese reject gov’t tourism campaign amid new coronavirus...

TOKYO — Most people in Japan are against government plans to kickstart domestic tourism with a subsidized campaign, according to newspaper surveys published on Monday, as fears grow over the number of new coronavirus cases, particularly in Tokyo.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic organizers unveil ticket prices

Tokyo -- Tokyo Olympic organizers on Friday unveiled ticket prices for the 2020 Games ranging from 2020 yen ($18) up to $2,760, largely in...

Thousands of goldfish bring Tokyo art exhibit to life

TOKYO -- A Japanese artist has used thousands of fish in illuminated tanks to create a sprawling psychedelic visual art installation, drawing tens of...

Rockin’ in Tokyo

By Cecille Santillan-Visto To watch a summer music festival in Japan was one thing I have been raring to tick off my travel bucket list....