SF Supes Approve 'Comfort Women' Memorial To WWII Sex Slaves For Japanese SoldiersOvercoming the opposition of the Japanese government and some Bay Area Japanese-Americans, San Francisco Supervisors have voted to build a memorial to so-called "comfort women" who were sex slaves during World War II.
Working Abroad: Countries With Easily Obtainable Work VisasA look at five countries with easily obtainable work visas for Americans
Disney Apologizes For Poorly-Timed Tweet On Nagasaki AnniversaryWalt Disney Japan has apologized after a tweet sent from its corporate Twitter account wished readers "congratulations on a not special day" on the 70th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki.
Disney Friendship Gives Netflix A BoostNetflix isn't done flying to record heights, as its stock soared Wednesday following Disney CEO Bob Iger earnings conference comments that he considers Netflix more of a friend than foe, and that products like Netflix are attractive because they offer a user-friendly and often times cheaper way for people to watch television.
Free Wi-Fi Internet Access Comes To Japan's Sacred Mount FujiClimbers who reach the summit of Mount Fuji will now be able to share their achievement via free Wi-Fi.
Nintendo Games To Feature Same-Sex Marriages Between CharactersNintendo confirmed that the new Fire Emblem role-playing games will introduce same-sex marriage to players.
Strong Earthquake Strikes South Of TokyoA strong earthquake has struck off an island chain south of Tokyo, but officials say there is no danger of a tsunami.
7.8 Magnitude Quake Strikes Japan Saturday, No Tsunami Risk Due To Quake's DepthA strong 7.8 magnitude quake struck the open ocean, 543 miles south of Tokyo early Saturday morning.
4-Hour Wait For Blue Bottle Coffee In TokyoThe company, which began in Oakland, California in 2002, hopes its early popularity is more than a passing fad.
Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake Hits Near Site Of Deadly 2011 Tsunami, Nuclear MeltdownAn earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has struck off the coast of Japan, not far from where a 2011 earthquake and tsunami claimed the lives of more than 15,000 people.
Mega Quake Warning In Rumblings Off Japan's Coast Alarms ScientistsScientists say they've recorded low frequency shaking on the ocean floor that could be the result of increasing pressure, similar to what was released during the devastating 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Rides In Tesla With Elon Musk, Brings Bullet Train Simulator For Jerry Brown To TryJapan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made stops in San Francisco and Silicon Valley in part of a three day trip to focus on tech ties between his country and Silicon Valley.