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Japanese man dies after fall from Bangkok condo

BANGKOK:– A Japanese man has died after falling from a condo in the Huay Kwang district of Bangkok. The unnamed man, who is believed to be 35 years old and between 170-175cm tall, was found outside the Lumpini Place Condo on Rama 9 Road late on Monday night, reports Daily News. Read more: Thaivisa NewsRead More


A Japanese Woman’s Impressive Appetite Leaves the Internet Hungry for

A Japanese woman named Yuka Kinoshita (木下ゆうか) is living the dream of being able eat a variety of food and a lot of it, apparently without any ill health effects. Kinoshita, a self-described “professional competitive eater,” is also a dedicated YouTuber. According to her YouTube profile, Kinoshita also earns a living partly by promoting the […]Read More


Thai and Japanese Foreign Ministers meet in Mekong-Japan Summit

TOKYO, 4 July 2015 (NNT) – The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Thailand and Japan today held talks during the 7th Mekong-Japan Summit in Tokyo, Japan. The Deputy Prime Minister and Minster of Foreign Affairs Gen Tanasak Patimapragorn today met with the Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida during the session of the 7th […]Read More


Japanese taxi-basher vents again

A Japanese expat who made headlines in January for venting his frustrations about “cheating” taxi drivers at Suvarnabhumi Airport has spoken out again. Koki Aki, an educational volunteer who says he has lived in Thailand for almost 10 years, blasted cabbies who have brought “shame to Thailand” in a new Facebook message on Saturday morning. […]Read More


Do Japanese People Really Have a Low Opinion of Americans?

A recent article in American newspaper USA Today took an unusual slant when reporting on a new Pew Research survey comparing Japanese and American attitudes about each other. USA Today’s main takeaway of the Pew survey? “Japanese have low opinion of Americans.” Pew Research’s own in-depth summary of the results of the poll is almost […]Read More


Tourist rewards honest cabbie over lost bag

A Bangkok taxi driver Tuesday returned a backpack with 4.74 million yen in cash (about Bt1.2 million) left behind in his cab by a Japanese tourist on Monday. The 52-year-old cabbie, Prathuan Muenrung, presented the backpack with documents, medicines and Japanese currency to Japanese tourist Watanabe Tetsuro, 56, at the Police Radio FM 91 station […]Read More


DSI begins probing murder of Japanese girl in Sukhothai seven

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) today began investigating the murder of a Japanese tourist while visiting a historic park in Sukhothai on November 24, 2007. The opening of the case followed request by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports to the DSI to handle the investigation murder and the DSI has accepted it as […]Read More