Q&A: Things to know about Tokyo Olympics and spreading virus

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics open in exactly five months on July 24. The Paralympics open on Aug. 25. But the fast-sp...
5:12 22 February 2022

Passengers leave ship docked off Japan after quarantine ends

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — About 500 passengers left the cruise ship Diamond Princess on Wednesday at the end of a much-crit...
21:47 19 February 2022

Fear, boredom, adventure fill each day on quarantined ship

YOKOHAMA, Japan — Fear. Surprising moments of levity. Soul-crushing boredom.
17:40 13 February 2022

Nissan sues Ghosn, seeking damages for property, jet use

TOKYO — Nissan filed a civil suit Wednesday seeking 10 billion yen ($91 million) in damages from the Japanese automaker's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn...
9:49 12 February 2022

Q&A: How virus is impacting Asia’s cruises and passengers

A new viral outbreak is wreaking havoc on cruises in Asia, where some passengers are stranded aboard ships and others can't leave China.
1:46 12 February 2022

‘A floating prison’: Cruise of Asia ends in virus quarantine

YOKOHAMA, Japan — David Abel’s 50th wedding anniversary luxury cruise began with him eating his fill and enjoying the sights of East Asia.
9:49 6 February 2022

Nissan invests in production to prepare for electric age

YOKOHAMA, Japan — Nissan is investing 33 billion yen ($303 million) in its flagship auto plant in Japan’s Tochigi prefecture in a first rollout of a p...
7:25 28 November 2021

Siya’s Springboks are exactly what Mandela envisioned

SOMERSET WEST, South Africa — Black and white, they sat together on the edge of the dusty township street where Nelson Mandela once lived and watched ...
23:50 2 November 2021

Prince Harry, young Archie send good-luck message to England

TOKYO — Britain's Royal Family is getting excited about England's appearance in the Rugby World Cup final — even its most recent arrival.
16:22 1 November 2021