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  • Olympic organizers considering cheaper venues for 2020 Tokyo Games

    As Olympic officials finished their first on-site review of preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, there remained questions about a potential change in the overall plan for building venues. The International Olympic Committee's coordination...
  • Japanese Gourmet Fair, Tacolandia, DTLA Night Market, L.A. Street Food Fest

    Japanese Gourmet Fair, Tacolandia, DTLA Night Market, L.A. Street Food Fest
    The next two weeks are for you, aficionados of global street food. Love Tokyo shio ramen and Hokkaido crab inari? Beijing-style lamb skewers and Taiwanese shaved snow? Carnitas tacos? Cochinita pibil? Grilled cheese sandwiches? Spam musubi? Ramen burgers?...
  • Japanese official wants Olympic torch relay near site of nuclear leaks

    When the International Olympic Committee chose Tokyo to host the 2020 Summer Games, critics wondered about lingering radiation from the 2011 nuclear accident in nearby Fukushima. Officials from that area have a different perspective.  On Tuesday,...
  • ‘Big Hero 6′: Disney Animation’s first Marvel movie gets new poster

     
    When Walt Disney Animation Studios last year announced its first movie inspired by a Marvel comic, an adaptation of a […]...
  • Bad weather blamed as SeaWorld attendance falls 4%

    While theme parks worldwide drew bigger crowds last year, attendance at SeaWorld parks dropped as the company faced continued criticism over the treatment of its killer whales, a report released Tuesday says. Theme park attendance worldwide jumped 5.4%...
  • Tokyo Disneyland overtakes the original Disneyland in park visitors

    With a surge in theme park attendance in Asia, Tokyo Disneyland has surpassed Disneyland in Anaheim as the second-most-popular theme park in the world. Attendance at Tokyo Disneyland jumped 15.9% in 2013 to 17.2 million visitors, surpassing the original...
  • Sick Paul McCartney postpones all concerts in Japan, South Korea

    Sick Paul McCartney postpones all concerts in Japan, South Korea
    Paul McCartney is definitely sick with a virus, and his shows in Japan and South Korea have been postponed, but reports out Thursday saying he'd been hospitalized remain unconfirmed until the afternoon. "Since contracting a virus last week that led to...
  • L.A. designer John Eshaya creates his own JET set

    L.A. designer John Eshaya creates his own JET set
    For five decades, retailer Fred Segal has played an integral role in the shopping scene in Los Angeles as a landmark, a destination and a reflection of the city's larger style culture. And for 24 of the retailer's 53 years, native Angeleno John Eshaya was...
  • Producer Masaaki Wakasugi Arrested for Fraud

    TOKYO -- Tokyo police have arrested Masaaki Wakasugi, a veteran producer with ties to some of the Japanese industry's biggest names, on charges of fraud. According to local news reports, Wakasugi is charged with raising nearly $300,000 from an unnamed...
  • Obama's foreign policy goals struggling on several fronts

    SEOUL — Halfway through a long-delayed visit to four allies in Asia, President Obama is struggling to sell a foreign policy strategy that seems under siege on multiple fronts. When he landed in Seoul on Friday, Obama had not locked down a key...
  • Japan-South Korea tension a hurdle for Obama's Asia strategy

    SEOUL — As he hops around the Western Pacific this week, President Obama hopes to unite much of Asia around a free-trade deal, updated alliances and a new power balance. But he first must persuade two of America's closest allies to stop squabbling....