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Yoshinoya to Launch Pokemon-Themed Menu Line

December 11, 2019

Tokyo- Japanese “gyudon” beef-on-rice bowl restaurant operator Yoshinoya Co. said Wednesday that it will launch a menu line themed after popular anime and game series Pocket Monster, or Pokemon, on Dec. 19. Yoshinoya outlets nationwide will offer the “Poke-Mori” menu,


Santa Claus at Sunshine Aquarium

December 10, 2019

A diver wearing a Santa Claus costume performs inside a tank at Sunshine Aquarium in Tokyo, Japan, 10 December 2019. Sunshine Aquarium hosts a series of Christmas-themed events from 14 November through to 25 December 2019. EPA-Jiji Press

Despite failure to win in Miss Universe title, Palace lauds Ganados for representing country

December 9, 2019

Malacanang lauded on Monday Miss Philippines Gazini Ganados for representing the country in the Miss Universe beauty contest despite her failure to win the title. Ganados was only able to make it to the top 20 in the annual beauty


World’s First Spray-on Skin

December 4, 2019

An employee for Japanese cosmetics company Kao uses a palm-sized diffuser on her face, during a product demonstration in Tokyo on December 4, 2019. Kao on December 4 unveiled what it said was the world’s first spray-on skin, using fibres


Japanese chef tops the La Liste 2019

December 3, 2019

Japanese chef Yosuke Suga poses during a photo session in Paris on December 2, 2019. Japanese chef Yosuke Suga’s is topping the La Liste ranking for 2019 with his restaurant Sugalabo in Tokyo. His “secret” introduction-only dining room is hidden


Japan Fountain Illumination Show

December 2, 2019

Visitors view the Christmas version of a fountain illumination show at an amusement park in Tokyo, Japan, 01 December 2019. The Christmas fountain illumination is on show from 30 November to 25 December 2019 and is part of the ‘Jewell


Sara Duterte says she’s “nega” over use of “Manila” song in SEA Games opening

December 1, 2019

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Sunday admitted being “negative” over the use of Filipino band Hotdog’s “Manila” song during the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games’ opening ceremony. “They are carrying a Philippine flag, right? Why would you play the


Call for action on Climate Change

November 29, 2019

Participants hold up placards as they take part in call for action on climate change with a couple of hundred people during a march in Tokyo on November 29, 2019. Millions of people took to the streets last month in