Planning a trip to Japan? Want to stay in touch with what is happening back home while you are away? Whether you are visiting Japan or live here, your favorite news sources are just a tap away.
With Portable News, you can access live streams from local broadcasters in many countries. Stay connected with world-changing events in your language—wherever you are in Japan!
Portable News brings together live news streams from:
• South Korea
• And more to come!
You can also get info about Japan’s entertainment scene through Club TV.
Japan is a country well known for earthquakes, but with Portable News there is no need to be concerned about natural disasters and how to get accurate, local information during an emergency. Alerts and instructions are available in English and Korean, as well as traditional and simplified Chinese.
New providers: block.fm and Channel NewsAsia!
This update provides new content from Japanese internet radio channel block.fm and Channel NewsAsia from Singapore.
With block.fm, you can get the latest electronic music and party information straight from a local source! Launched in 2008, TCY Radio Tokyo became part of block.fm in 2011 and is known for connecting listeners with Japan’s wide-ranging music scene. Now you can enjoy listening to club music from Japan and around the globe, as well as chill-out music, driving music, and even romantic music.
Channel NewsAsia brings you reports on global developments with an Asian perspective, powered by Singapore largest broadcaster, Mediacorp. Established in March 1999, this English-language Asian TV news channel helps you “Understand Asia” by delivering not only the latest news but also the stories behind the headlines.