Barcelona sign Japan international Hiroki Abe

Barcelona sign Kashima Antlers midfielder and Japan international Hiroki Abe for reported €2 million. A medical and personal terms are the only things standing in the forward's way after his current club confirmed a move to Camp Nou is on the cards The 20-year-old appeared in all three matches for his nation in this summer’s Copa … Continue reading Barcelona sign Japan international Hiroki Abe

World’s oldest man Nonaka dies in Japan

“World’s oldest man” Masazo Nonaka, who was born just two years after the Wright brothers launched humanity’s first powered flight, died on Sunday aged 113, Japanese media said. Nonaka was born in July 1905, according to Guinness World Records — just months before Albert Einstein published his special theory of relativity. Guinness officially recognised Nonaka as the oldest living man after the death of Spaniard Francisco Nunez Olivera last year.

World’s Most powerful passport for 2019

The country with the world's most powerful passport in 2019 is ... Japan. Again. It's the second time in a row that the Asian nation has come out on top in the index, which is revised quarterly. Japan retains its top spot as the world's most travel-friendly passport thanks to the document's access to 190 countries.