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Naomi Osaka beats Daria Kasatkina to win BNP Paribas Open title
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 20:55:00 +0100
Naomi Osaka routed Daria Kasatkina of Russia 6-3, 6-2 to win the BNP Paribas Open in a matchup of 20-year-old rising stars and earn the first title of her career. Osaka's win on Sunday capped a run that included victories over two-time winner Maria Sharapova,...
© LA Times
The time is now for Osaka and Kasatkina in BNP Paribas women's final
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 09:30:00 +0100
Like Daria Kasatkina before her, Naomi Osaka showed no respect to her elder opponent on a chilly Friday night at the BNP Paribas Open. In the end, youth beat out experience to create a final on Sunday between two 20-year-olds who have delighted crowds...
© LA Times
The time is now for Naomi Osaka and Daria Kasatkina in BNP Paribas women's final
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 09:30:00 +0100
Like Daria Kasatkina before her, Naomi Osaka showed no respect to her elder opponent on a chilly Friday night at the BNP Paribas Open. In the end, youth beat out experience to create a final on Sunday between two 20-year-olds who have delighted crowds...
© LA Times
Moritomo scandal threatens Osaka leaders too
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 05:08:07 +0100
“A man once thoroughly endued with these three qualities of lying, impudence, and ingratitude will, I believe, scarce want any other titles to preferment and ...
© Japan Times
Low inflation drops Tokyo out of world’s top 10 most expensive cities; ties Osaka for 11th
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 05:39:06 +0100
Singapore remains the world’s most expensive city for the fifth consecutive year, with Paris, Zurich and Hong Kong following closely behind, according to the Worldwide ...
© Japan Times
Death penalty sought for 25-year-old man over 2016 dagger attack on unknown Osaka family that killed one
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:24:32 +0100
Prosecutors have sought the death penalty for a 25-year-old man who allegedly stabbed a man to death with a dagger and injured his three children ...
© Japan Times
Halep, Osaka reach Indian Wells semis
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:43:19 +0100
World No. 1 Simona Halep punched her ticket to the Indian Wells semi-finals with a 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3 win over Croatia’s Petra Martic on March 14.
© Hurriyet Daily News
At 20, Naomi Osaka has an old-timer’s attitude
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 06:55:00 +0100
Naomi Osaka loves video games, binge-watching shows on Netflix and peppering her conversations with the word “like.” She’s 20, but don’t call her young. “I feel old,” she said. “I feel like I’ve been on the tour forever. So, I mean, I...
© LA Times
After rocking Maria Sharapova and Agnieszka Radwanska, Naomi Osaka set to face more top talent at the BNP Paribas Open
Sat, 10 Mar 2018 05:05:00 +0100
Naomi Osaka’s first-round upset of Maria Sharapova in the BNP Paribas Open was one of the most memorable moments of this young tennis season. But in preparing for her second-round match against No. 31 seed Agnieszka Radwanska on Friday, Osaka tried...
© LA Times
Osaka University OKs world’s first test of iPS-cell-based heart failure treatment
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 15:16:34 +0100
A Japanese team of physicians won approval Friday from an Osaka University panel for its plan to carry out the world’s first clinical study for ...
© Japan Times
BIE team gives high marks to Osaka’s 2025 World Expo bid
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 09:52:52 +0100
A survey team of the Paris-based Bureau International des Expositions highly rated Osaka’s bid to host the 2025 World Exposition, the team’s head said Thursday.At ...
© Japan Times
Indian Wells: Maria Sharapova falls to ‘rising star’ Naomi Osaka of Japan
Thu, 08 Mar 2018 17:55:00 +0100
Naomi Osaka, who was born in Japan but grew up in Florida, dismissed five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova with a 6-4, 6-4 first-round victory on the opening day of play Wednesday in the BNP Paribas Open. Sharapova, a two-time champion here, was...
© LA Times
Japanese Osaka upsets Sharapova in 1st round
Thu, 08 Mar 2018 06:28:02 +0100
Maria Sharapovas return to the BNP Paribas Open for the first time in three years ended in a 6-4, 6-4 loss to Naomi Osaka of Japan. Sharapovas ranking of No 41 in the world forced her to play a first-round match in the tournament she has won twice. She...
© Deccan Herald

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WWII ‘pumpkin bomb’ victims remembered in Osaka ceremony
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 07:33:12 +0200
A memorial ceremony was held Saturday in Osaka to honor victims of the “pumpkin bombs” that were dropped on cities in preparation for the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, which hastened the end of World War II. At least 400 people are thought to...
© Japan Times
Confrontation in Osaka
Wed, 01 Jun 2016 11:00:00 +0200
A Japanese man confronted a group of Thai tourists after one of them bumped into him in Osaka's Dotonbori shopping district.
© Bangkok Post
Osaka hospital discovers perforated intravenous drip bags
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 01:16:14 +0100
A hospital in Osaka said Wednesday it had found perforated intravenous drip bags that were to be used for patients, following fatal drip poisonings in September at a Yokohama hospital. Kitano Hospital in the city of Osaka said no patients were harmed...
© Japan Times
The content of culture: In Osaka, who should pay?
Sat, 20 Aug 2016 12:00:43 +0200
A report released by a Kansai business group earlier this month notes the amounts for the art and culture budgets of Osaka prefecture and Osaka city are well below national averages on a per person level, and has a lot of tongues wagging about Osaka being...
© Japan Times
Okinawa, Osaka governors at odds over police officer’s insult
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:36:57 +0200
An ethnic slur hurled by a riot police officer at a group of anti-base protesters in Okinawa has sparked a bitter exchange between the governor of the prefecture and his counterpart in Osaka, from where the officer was dispatched. Okinawa Gov. Takeshi...
© Japan Times
Osaka, Japan’s gritty second city, suddenly a destination amid Asian tourist boom
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:30:39 +0200
Amid the gloom and struggle that Osaka has gone through in recent years, a tourism boom has been an unexpected boon for Japan’s gritty second ...
© Japan Times
At 123 meters, Japan’s tallest Ferris wheel to open in Osaka in July
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 01:32:58 +0200
Japan’s tallest Ferris wheel will begin operating July 1 at a commercial complex in Osaka, according to its operator, Ferris Wheel Investment Co. At 123 meters, the Redhorse Osaka Wheel has 72 passenger cabins and takes around 18 minutes to complete...
© Japan Times
Osaka commodity exchange to request permanent listing of rice futures
Sat, 27 May 2017 08:53:12 +0200
The Osaka Dojima Commodity Exchange plans to apply with the agriculture ministry to get rice futures, which are being traded on a trial basis, permanently ...
© Japan Times
Osaka sushi chain apologizes for excess wasabi served to non-Japanese, denies ill intent
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 00:55:30 +0200
A sushi restaurant chain operator in Osaka Prefecture has offered an apology for serving wasabi-laced sushi to foreign customers but denied any ill intent of a discriminatory nature. Fujii Shokuhin Co., based in Ibaraki, Osaka Prefecture, which runs the...
© Japan Times
Osaka’s Abeno Harukas skyscraper celebrates its 1 millionth visitor
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 14:48:00 +0200
The number of visitors to the observation deck of the Abeno Harukas skyscraper in Osaka reached 1 million Sunday, around four months after the opening of the country’s tallest building, the operator said. The milestone was reached 129 days after...
© Japan Times
Osaka travel agency offers Muslim-friendly Japan tours
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 09:21:12 +0200
A travel agency based in Osaka city is offering tours catering specifically to Muslim visitors — a growing segment of inbound travelers from abroad — featuring a visit to a mosque, halal food and an attendant who adheres to Islam. Miyako International...
© Japan Times
In first election without Hashimoto, Osaka Ishin wins two of four seats in Kansai stronghold
Sun, 10 Jul 2016 16:24:37 +0200
Osaka Ishin no Kai won two of the Osaka district’s four seats and another in neighboring Hyogo Prefecture, as well as at least two proportional seats, inching Prime Minister Shinzo Abe closer to the two-thirds majority needed for a referendum on...
© Japan Times
Retrial acquits Osaka woman, former partner in daughter’s 1995 fire death
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 11:47:46 +0200
The Osaka District Court acquitted a couple on Wednesday over the 1995 death of an 11-year-old girl, in a long-awaited retrial. Keiko Aoki, 52, and Tatsuhiro Boku, 50, each served a little over 20 years for the murder of Aoki’s daughter in a house...
© Japan Times
Cherished Osaka bell under threat as land owner wants to sell
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:09:30 +0200
An ancient bell in the city of Osaka is under threat because the real estate firm that owns the land where it stands wants to sell. The bell is located in the Tsuriganecho district in Chuo Ward, nestled among eateries and apartment buildings. Residents...
© Japan Times
Japan’s tallest Ferris wheel opens in Osaka
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 15:57:08 +0200
Japan’s tallest Ferris wheel started operating Friday at a large commercial complex in Suita, Osaka, Ferris Wheel Investment Co. said. The Redhorse Osaka Wheel stands 123 meters high over Expocity, a retail and entertainment complex that opened...
© Japan Times
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