Singapore is the most expensive city in the world

Singapore is the most expensive city in the world

Singapore and New York topped the list of the world’s most expensive cities to live in 2022 published by the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU). The Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) on November 30 released its Global Cost of Living report, showing …

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British newspaper said Jack Ma is living in Tokyo

British newspaper says Jack Ma is living a reclusive life in Tokyo

Billionaire Jack Ma has been living in the Japanese capital for nearly six months but has limited public contact, according to the Financial Times. For nearly half a year living in central Tokyo, Jack Ma and his family often went …

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Tokyo increases fines for traffic violations while cycling

Tokyo increases fines for traffic violations while cycling

Staff guides cyclists near Shinagawa station area in Tokyo on January 19- Photo: Kyoto The new fine regulations apply to four violations including: running a red light, not stopping at the specified point, going in the opposite direction and driving …

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Tokyo recognizes same-sex relationships

Tokyo recognizes same-sex relationships

Miki (left) and American girlfriend Katie are excited about the new move of the Tokyo government – Photo: AFP According to AFP news agency, the certificate allows same-sex couples to be treated like other couples for certain public services such …

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Tokyo issues certificates for same-sex couples

Tokyo issues certificates for same-sex couples

Tokyo issues relationship certificates to same-sex couples living and working in the Japanese capital, a move long awaited by the LGBTQ community. The Tokyo government today began issuing certificates allowing LGBTQ couples to have a title as partners in areas …

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Life in a tiny apartment in the heart of Tokyo

Life in a tiny apartment in the heart of Tokyo

She spread a yoga mat right next to the kitchen counter, opposite the toilet. “I need to be creative with my poses, or I don’t want to bump into things,” Asumi Fujiwara, 29, an employee of the Japan Professional Baseball …

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Apartments with 3 mats in Japan

Apartments with 3 mats in Japan

Ms. Komatsubara Kana in her shoebox apartment – Photo: New York Times With high real estate prices and the world’s most populous city, Tokyo has long appeared mini-apartments. However, the new shoebox apartments, also known as triple tatami rooms (just …

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Ukraine recognizes Japan’s sovereignty over the Kuril Islands

Ukraine recognizes Japan's sovereignty over the Kuril Islands

The President of Ukraine signed a decree declaring that the group of islands disputed between Russia and Japan belonging to the Kuril Islands, which are currently controlled by Moscow, belong to Tokyo’s sovereignty. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on October 7 …

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