Singapore showcases talent

August 30, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Singapore

SINGAPORE, 30 August 2017: Singapore presented its latest “Inside out” showcase in Tokyo over the weekend

Singapore: Inside Out, is an ongoing creative showcase featuring works by some of Singapore’s leading contemporary creative talents in various major cities worldwide.

The latest venture was hosted in Tokyo’s BANK Gallery, Omotesando district under the themed “HyperCity”. Read more

Park Hotel wins art award

August 30, 2017 by  
Filed under News, North Asia

TOKYO, 30 August 2017: Park Hotel Tokyo won the “Excellence in the Field of Domestic and Inbound Travel Award” at the Japan Tourism Awards for its “Artist in Hotel” project.

The Japan Tourism Awards recognise those who contribute to the development and expansion of the tourism industry.

They give recognition to exceptionally sustainable initiatives by organisations and companies based in Japan as well as international groups represented in Japan. Read more

Typhoon causes airline chaos

August 23, 2016 by  
Filed under Aviation, News, North Asia

TOKYO, 23 August 2016: A powerful typhoon struck near Tokyo on Monday, the first in 11 years to come ashore in the densely populated region, temporarily shutting down a major city airport and grounding more than 500 flights nationwide.

Typhoon Mindulle made landfall at about 1230 (0330 GMT) in Tateyama city 80 kilometres (50 miles) southeast of Tokyo, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

As of 1900 the storm — packing gusts up to 144 kilometres per hour — was moving through Fukushima prefecture north of Tokyo and heading north-northeast at 35 kilometres per hour, the agency said. Read more