Tokyo allows partnership certificates for same-sex couples

Tokyo allows partnership certificates for same-sex couples

Tokyo on Tuesday began issuing partnership certificates recognizing same-sex couples, a step toward equality in a country where same-sex marriage is still not legally sanctioned. The certificate enables same-sex couples to be treated in the same way as married couples when making use of certain public services, such as housing, access to medical data and … Read more

Tokyo begins issuing partnership certificates to same-sex couples

Tokyo begins issuing partnership certificates to same-sex couples

Tokyo has begun issuing partnership certificates to same-sex couples living and working in the capital. It is the largest municipality to do so in a country where same-sex marriage is not allowed. In June, a district court in Japan upheld the country’s ban on same-sex marriage. But since Tokyo’s Shibuya district first introduced same-sex partnerships … Read more

Google Search adds ‘vibes,’ ‘immersive views’ for some locations

Google Search adds ‘vibes,’ ‘immersive views’ for some locations

Google launches new “vibe” feature that allows users to show the business, weather and features of a particular location on any given day. Google Google now says it has enough local data to predict a neighborhood’s “vibes” in search results. The company is launching “immersive views” and “vibes” for some locations, adding more details in … Read more

Japanese ex-leader Abe honored at divisive state funeral

Japanese ex-leader Abe honored at divisive state funeral

TOKYO (AP) – Japan’s assassinated hawkish former leader Shinzo Abe was given a rare state funeral Tuesday, full of military pomp and surrounded by throngs of mourners as well as widespread protests, with thousands taking to the streets in opposition. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said the publicly funded ceremony was a well-deserved honor for Japan’s … Read more

Qinwen, Samsonova set China-Russia tennis final in Tokyo

Qinwen, Samsonova set China-Russia tennis final in Tokyo

TOKYO (AP) — Rising teenager Zheng Qinwen continued her winning run at the Toray Pan Pacific tournament on Saturday, beating sole remaining seed Veronika Kudermetova 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) in the semifinals at Ariake Coliseum. In another Sino-Russian match, unseeded Liudmila Samsonova overcame Zhang Shuai 7-6 (7-4), 6-2. In a match that lasted just over … Read more

Typhoon Nanmadol: Two dead, power outages as storm brings record rains

Typhoon Nanmadol: Two dead, power outages as storm brings record rains

Tokyo CNN — At least two people have died after Typhoon Nanmadol brought record-breaking rain and strong winds to Japan’s southernmost island of Kyushu, cutting power to hundreds of thousands of people, local authorities said. A man in his 60s was confirmed dead in the city of Miyakonojō. Firefighters found him trapped in a submerged … Read more

Storm hits southwestern Japan, leaves 1 dead, another missing

Storm hits southwestern Japan, leaves 1 dead, another missing

TOKYO — A tropical storm battered southwestern Japan with rain and wind on Monday, leaving one person dead and another missing as it swung north toward Tokyo. Residential streets were flooded with muddy water from rivers and parts of houses lost power after Typhoon Nanmadol made landfall in the Kyushu region on Sunday and then … Read more

The United Arab Emirates Embassy in Tokyo is urging citizens to beware of Typhoon Nanmadol

The United Arab Emirates Embassy in Tokyo is urging citizens to beware of Typhoon Nanmadol

The UAE Embassy in Tokyo urged UAE citizens to be vigilant as Typhoon Nanmadol approaches southern Japan (Okinawa Prefecture, Kyushu and Shikoku regions).And the country’s embassy emphasized in publications on its official account on Twitter “the need to follow the security instructions issued by the Japanese authorities.” The UAE Embassy in Tokyo urges its citizens … Read more

Five of the 10 richest cities in the world are in the United States

Five of the 10 richest cities in the world are in the United States

The total private wealth possessed by the residents of New York was found to exceed 3 trillion dollars. Alexander Spatari via Getty Images New York City is home to the most valuable individuals in the world, according to a new report from investment migration consultancy Henley & Partners. About 345,600 millionaires live in the Big … Read more

Kirby’s Return to Dream Land – Kirby 30th Anniversary Bonus Replay – Nintendo

Kirby’s Return to Dream Land – Kirby 30th Anniversary Bonus Replay – Nintendo

Kirby’s Return to Dream Land – Kirby 30th Anniversary Bonus ReplayNintendo Kirby’s Return To Dream Land Deluxe flies to switch next FebruaryNintendo’s life Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe – Official Reveal Trailer | Nintendo Direct September 2022IGN Kirby’s Return to Dream Land™ Deluxe for Nintendo SwitchNintendo Video: Kirby’s Return to Dreamland Deluxe Switch vs. … Read more