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Super Typhoon Sanba Headed Towards Okinawa, Japan and Korea

[Via the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, Japan] “The Embassy alerts U.S. citizens residing or traveling in Japan that the Kadena Weather Authority and the Japan Meteorological Agency are tracking Typhoon Sanba (Typhoon Number 16) across the Western Pacific.  At this time, Sanba is expected to approach Okinawa from the southeast and is expected to strengthen significantly as it heads… Keep Reading

Black Tokyo on the relationship between Asians and African Americans

Catch the conversation on the relationship between Asians and African Americans, Blasian kids, the group Hiroshima and more via Blog Talk Radio. What’s your take? Your comments are welcome! Featured guests: Eric L. Robinson, Editor BlackTokyo.com; Jackie Penn, actor; Onica Cupido, Editor, Euphoria Luv; Maria More, Blasian Atlanta DJ. Listen to internet radio with SundayMorning… Keep Reading

Flyer for R&B Singer "Ne-Yo" Japan Tour 2011

Ne-Yo Spreads Love In Japan

Despite a massive earthquake, tsunami and possible threat of nuclear radiation R&B Singer Ne-Yo decided to keep his Japan tour dates and will be donating some of the proceeds to the victims of this tragedy. Keep Reading


North Korea On The Attack

North Korea launched a deadly attack Tuesday on Yeonpyeong Island in the disputed waters along the border of the two Koreas killing two South Korean Marines, two civilians, while injuring 18 others. According to the Yonhap news agency the South Korean military has been under fire by politicians for the "slow and inadequate" response to Tuesdays attack. The death of two civilians has been the first since the end of the Korean War in 1953 and has lead leaders in the south to take another look at the current rules of engagement because there has been no plan for reaction in the event civilians are attacked. The response from around world has been that of disappointment of North Korea's actions. Keep Reading


North Korea Invades…….

I recently attended the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) at the Los Angeles Convention Center and observed a disturbing yet interesting marketing ploy. THQ Games teamed up with “Pyongyang Express” (a mobile Korean/Mexican fusion kitchen that cruises around LA) in order to promote the new game “Homefront,” which envisions a fictitious not so distant future in… Keep Reading

Japan Times Blogroll: Black Tokyo

Black Tokyo by RICARDO BILTON:  Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Eric L. Robinson found himself docking in Okinawa in 1981. For the past two decades, Robinson, a Marine Corps veteran, has traveled back and forth between between Japan and the United States, gaining experiences and insights from each culture that he now shares with the readers of… Keep Reading

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