Five killed when JAL plane carrying 379 passengers crashes into another plane at Tokyo airport

Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan
Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: networkerz / Pixabay.

Panic at Tokyo airport: five dead when plane with 379 passengers crashes into coast guard aircraft. All 379 passengers on the commercial airliner were evacuated, but five coastguards died.

First Case of COVID-19 Reportedly Detected in Olympic Village in Tokyo

Aerial view of Japan National Stadium, Tokyo
The Japan National Stadium formerly known as New National Stadium. Olympic Stadium (Tokyo 2020). Photo: © Arne Müseler / CC-BY-SA-3.0.

TOKYO (Sputnik) – The first case of COVID-19 has been detected in the Olympic village in Tokyo, the NHK broadcaster reported on Saturday, citing the [Read More…]

Tokyo & Fukushima shaken hard as powerful earthquake strikes off Japan’s east coast

Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan
Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, reactors 1 to 4. Photo: © National Land Image Information (Color Aerial Photographs), Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Japan’s Fukushima prefecture on Saturday, violently shaking the cities on the eastern seaboard and prompting fears of [Read More…]