Japan

Shohei Otani of Japan pitches in the third inning during the 18U Baseball World Championship Group B match between Canada and Japan at Mokdong Stadium on August 31, 2012 in Seoul, South Korea.  (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Farrell Intrigued By Japanese Pitcher Shohei Otani

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell is in Japan for Major League Baseball’s all-star postseason tour, and is excited to see one Japanese arm in particular.

11/10/2014

Pitcher Kenta Maeda # 20 of Japan pitches in the fifth inning during the World Baseball Classic Second Round Pool 1 game between Japan and the Netherlands at Tokyo Dome on March 10, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Report: Red Sox Scouting Japanese Pitcher Kenta Maeda

Maeda, 26, owns a career 2.45 ERA through 7 seasons in Japan’s Central League.

09/15/2014

crop_down.jpg

How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

Kevin Youkilis (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Report: Kevin Youkilis To Play In Japan For Rakuten Golden Eagles

From beloved member of the Boston Red Sox, to Bobby Valentine-era cast-off, to injured New York Yankee, to … Japanese baseball player.

12/20/2013

Caroline Kennedy smiles during her Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill, September 19, 2013. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Caroline Kennedy: Humbled To Carry Father’s Legacy If Confirmed As Japan Ambassador

Former first daughter Caroline Kennedy said Thursday that she would be humbled to carry forward her father’s legacy if confirmed by the Senate to be the next U.S. ambassador to Japan.

09/19/2013

Honda Motor Co. emblem (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

More Than 180K Honda Vehicles Recalled For Problem With Brakes

A braking problem has prompted Honda to recall nearly a quarter of a million vehicles worldwide.

03/14/2013

This Japan Airlines flight was stopped on a Logan Airport runway after a fuel leak was detected in January 2013. (CBS)

Japanese Probe Points To Common Cause In Boeing 787 Dreamliner Fires

The burned insides of a battery in the Boeing 787 at the center of a worldwide grounding of the aircraft indicate it operated at a voltage above its design limit, a Japanese investigator said Friday.

01/18/2013

This Japan Airlines flight was stopped on a Logan Airport runway after a fuel leak was detected in January 2013. (CBS)

FAA Grounds Boeing 787 Dreamliners

The FAA is grounding all U.S.-registered Boeing 787 aircraft until they demonstrate batteries are safe and in compliance.

01/16/2013

This Japan Airlines flight was stopped on a Logan Airport runway after a fuel leak was detected in January 2013. (CBS)

Boeing 787 Jets In Japan Grounded After Problems

An All Nippon Airways flight made an emergency landing Wednesday morning in western Japan after a cockpit message showed battery problems.

01/15/2013

This World War II Japanese rifle turned up in Worcester's gun buy-back program this year.

Worcester Gun Buy-Back Program Turns Up World War II Rifle

An effort to get guns off the street in Worcester brought in more than 100 weapons, plus an unexpected piece of history.

12/09/2012

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,162 other followers