North Asia

Japan: Fireworks Around Tokyo Olympic And Paralympic Symbol In Odaiba

  • Captured on Friday 24th of January 2020
  • Location is Tokyo

Odaiba Seaside Park in a symbolic location of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic. To commemorate the six months b Read more...

Japan: Boy Proves Ninja Paper Cutout ‘Running’ On Train Window Is Fun In Age Of Smartphone Games

  • Captured on Friday 17th of January 2020
  • Location is Tokyo

Having fun doesn't mean digital and a Japanese boy proved just that, that old-fashioned toys can still be fun, too, Read more...

Japan: Beautiful Circumhorizon Arc Spotted On Tokyo Sky

  • Captured on Thursday 16th of January 2020
  • Location is Tokyo

A circumhorizontal arc is an optical phenomenon that belongs to the family of ice halos formed by the refraction of the Read more...

Japan: Hail Storm Falls On Greater Tokyo Area 2

  • Captured on Wednesday 15th of January 2020
  • Location is Tokyo

Greater Tokyo area of Japan saw rare hail fall on Wednesday, January, 15th. Videos on social media show hail falling Read more...

Japan: Hail Storm Falls On Greater Tokyo Area

  • Captured on Wednesday 15th of January 2020
  • Location is Tokyo

Greater Tokyo area of Japan saw rare hail fall on Wednesday, January, 15th. Videos on social media show hail falling Read more...

Canada: Toronto Holds Vigil For Victims Of Plane Crash In Iran

  • Captured on Thursday 9th of January 2020
  • Location is Toronto

Hundreds of mourners held a candle-light vigil in Toronto on Thursday, January 9 to remember 176 victims of a plane cras Read more...

Japan: Massive Fire At Waste Disposal Plant In Chiba 2

  • Captured on Saturday 28th of December 2019
  • Location is Chiba

A massive fire occurred at an industrial waste disposal plant where plastic pieces and rubber tubes were placed in Ichih Read more...

Japan: Massive Fire At Waste Disposal Plant In Chiba

  • Captured on Saturday 28th of December 2019
  • Location is Chiba

A massive fire occurred at an industrial waste disposal plant where plastic pieces and rubber tubes were placed in Ichih Read more...

Hong Kong: Police Fires Tear Gas At Christmas Day Protest

  • Captured on Wednesday 25th of December 2019
  • Location is Hong Kong

Violent protests still continued even on Christmas day. Anti-government protesters marched through Christmas-decorated s Read more...

Japan: Sakurajima Volcano Spews Tall Ash Plume During Latest Eruption

  • Captured on Tuesday 24th of December 2019
  • Location is Kagoshima

A minor eruption at Sakurajima Volcano in Japan Kagoshima prefecture at 13:00 on December 24 sent a 1,200-meter tall plu Read more...

Japan: M5.5 Earthquake Shakes Aomori

  • Captured on Thursday 19th of December 2019
  • Location is Aomori

A strong earthquake has shaken northern Japan on Dec. 19. There was no risk of a tsunami. The magnitude 5.5 earthquak Read more...

Japan: ANA 246 Emergency Landing At Fukuoka Airport Due To Engine Trouble 2

  • Captured on Thursday 19th of December 2019
  • Location is Fukuoka

According to the Japan Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), All Nippon Airways (ANA) Flight 2 Read more...

Japan: ANA 246 Emergency Landing At Fukuoka Airport Due To Engine Trouble

  • Captured on Thursday 19th of December 2019
  • Location is Fukuoka

According to the Japan Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), All Nippon Airways (ANA) Flight 2 Read more...

Japan: Brocken Spectre Spotted From Aeroplane In Kanagawa

  • Captured on Saturday 23rd of November 2019
  • Location is Kanagawa

A Brocken spectre, or Brocken bow or mountain spectre, is the magnified shadow of an observer cast upon clouds opposite Read more...

Spectee 2019 In Review: Fire Razes Historical Buildings – Shuri Castle, Okinawa Japan

  • Captured on Thursday 31st of October 2019
  • Location is Okinawa

History and Art suffered a huge blow this year after massive fires razed historical and world heritage sites. Followi Read more...

US: SpaceX Falcon 9 Successfully Launches JCSAT-18 Kacific-1 In Florida 2

  • Captured on Monday 16th of December 2019
  • Location is Florida

SpaceX successfully launched the Falcon 9 rocket with JCSAT 18/Kacific 1 communications satellite from Cape Canaveral Ai Read more...

US: SpaceX Falcon 9 Successfully Launches JCSAT-18 Kacific-1 In Florida

  • Captured on Monday 16th of December 2019
  • Location is Florida

SpaceX successfully launched the Falcon 9 rocket with JCSAT 18/Kacific 1 communications satellite from Cape Canaveral Ai Read more...

Hong Kong: Protesters Clash With Police, Multiple Journalists Injured

  • Captured on Sunday 15th of December 2019
  • Location is Mong Kok

Protesters clashed with police in Mong Kok, Hong Kong late Sunday, December 15. Multiple journalists were injured as Read more...

Hong Kong: Huge Rally To Mark 6 Months Of Protest 6

  • Captured on Sunday 8th of December 2019
  • Location is Hong Kong

About 800 thousand people took part in an anti-government protest march to mark 6 months of protests in central Hong Kon Read more...

Hong Kong: Huge Rally To Mark 6 Months Of Protest 5

  • Captured on Sunday 8th of December 2019
  • Location is Hong Kong

About 800 thousand people took part in an anti-government protest march to mark 6 months of protests in central Hong Kon Read more...

Hong Kong: Huge Rally To Mark 6 Months Of Protest 4

  • Captured on Sunday 8th of December 2019
  • Location is Hong Kong

About 800 thousand people took part in an anti-government protest march to mark 6 months of protests in central Hong Kon Read more...

Hong Kong: Huge Rally To Mark 6 Months Of Protest 3

  • Captured on Sunday 8th of December 2019
  • Location is Hong Kong

About 800 thousand people took part in an anti-government protest march to mark 6 months of protests in central Hong Kon Read more...

Hong Kong: Huge Rally To Mark 6 Months Of Protest 2

  • Captured on Sunday 8th of December 2019
  • Location is Hong Kong

About 800 thousand people took part in an anti-government protest march to mark 6 months of protests in central Hong Kon Read more...

Hong Kong: Huge Rally To Mark 6 Months Of Protest

  • Captured on Sunday 8th of December 2019
  • Location is Hong Kong

About 800 thousand people took part in an anti-government protest march to mark 6 months of protests in central Hong Kon Read more...

HK: Italian Tenor Stefano Lodola Sings “Glory To Hong Kong” At Human Rights March

  • Captured on Sunday 8th of December 2019
  • Location is Hong Kong

Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong marched on a half-year protest anniversary, Sunday, December 8. The huge march Read more...

US: Student Protest Demanding Syracuse University Administrators Resignation

  • Captured on Thursday 5th of December 2019
  • Location is New York

Students at Syracuse University in upstate New York marched again to demand Chancellor Kent Syverud’s resignation. Read more...

A Not So Shy ‘Tanuki’ Japanese Raccoon Dog

  • Captured on Wednesday 4th of December 2019
  • Location is Tokyo

Raccoons are generally shy animals but this one from Tokyo appears to be used to humans. A Tokyo resident was surpris Read more...

Japan: Winter Storm Causes Blizzard Situation In Hokkaido

  • Captured on Wednesday 4th of December 2019
  • Location is Hokkaido

Japan Meteorological Agency issued Snow Storm Warning for Hokkaido on Wednesday, December 4. It is set to take effect un Read more...

Japan: Rainwater Leaks Into Yokohama Station In Kanagawa During Heavy Downpour

  • Captured on Monday 2nd of December 2019
  • Location is Kanagawa

It was unusual to have the heavy rain in December in Kanto region, but Yokohama city was affected by heavy rain on Monda Read more...

Japan: Catholic Faithfuls Cheer As Pope Francis Arrives To Celebrate Mass In Nagasaki 2

  • Captured on Sunday 24th of November 2019
  • Location is Nagasaki

Catholic faithfuls warmly welcomed Pope Francis at the Nagasaki Big N Stadium on Sunday, November 24, when the pope was Read more...

Japan: Dense Fog In Kanto And Tohoku Region 4

  • Captured on Monday 25th of November 2019
  • Location is Kanagawa

Dense fog was generated on the Pacific side of the Kanto and Tohoku regions of Japan on Monday morning. The visibility a Read more...

Japan: Dense Fog In Kanto And Tohoku Region 3

  • Captured on Monday 25th of November 2019
  • Location is Tokyo

Dense fog was generated on the Pacific side of the Kanto and Tohoku regions of Japan on Monday morning. The visibility a Read more...

Japan: Dense Fog In Kanto And Tohoku Region 2

  • Captured on Monday 25th of November 2019
  • Location is Tokyo

Dense fog was generated on the Pacific side of the Kanto and Tohoku regions of Japan on Monday morning. The visibility a Read more...

Japan: Dense Fog In Kanto And Tohoku Region

  • Captured on Monday 25th of November 2019
  • Location is Tokyo

Dense fog was generated on the Pacific side of the Kanto and Tohoku regions of Japan on Monday morning. The visibility a Read more...

Japan: Catholics Fill 55,000-Seater Tokyo Dome To Hear Pope Francis’ Mass

  • Captured on Monday 25th of November 2019
  • Location is Tokyo

Throngs of Catholic faithfuls from all over Tokyo and other parts of the nation flocked to Tokyo Dome to hear Pope Franc Read more...

Japan: Catholic Faithfuls Cheer As Pope Francis Arrives To Celebrate Mass In Nagasaki

  • Captured on Sunday 24th of November 2019
  • Location is Nagasaki

Catholic faithfuls warmly welcomed Pope Francis at the Nagasaki Big N Stadium on Sunday, November 24, when the pope was Read more...

Japan: School Of Pufferfish Delights Diver

  • Captured on Tuesday 19th of November 2019
  • Location is Shizuoka

A Japanese diver was very delighted when he encountered a school of 'hoshifugu' or starry toado pufferfish in Read more...

US: Students Rage Against Racist Incidents At NY Syracuse University 2

  • Captured on Wednesday 20th of November 2019
  • Location is New York

Students at Syracuse University in upstate New York sparked outrage against a series of racist incidents, including dero Read more...

US: Students Rage Against Racist Incidents At NY Syracuse University

  • Captured on Wednesday 20th of November 2019
  • Location is New York

Students at Syracuse University in upstate New York sparked outrage against a series of racist incidents, including dero Read more...

Japan: Whirlwind Spotted Off Tokyo Bay

  • Captured on Wednesday 20th of November 2019
  • Location is Tokyo

A whirlwind was spotted off Tokyo Bay on Wednesday afternoon, November 20. Gale blew from the north, sending high win Read more...

US: Anti-Iranian Government Protest In California

  • Captured on Monday 18th of November 2019
  • Location is California

People gathered in Irvine California to protest for the anti-Iranian government on November 18. The violent protests Read more...

Hong Kong: Chinese Army Cleans Up Bricks On Street

  • Captured on Saturday 16th of November 2019
  • Location is Kowloon Tong

The Chinese army has helped to clean up debris made by protesters at Hong Kong Baptist University in Kowloon Tong. Th Read more...