"Let Me Scrub Your Back, Grandpa.":Respect-for-the-Aged Day in Japan

September 21 falls on the Respect-for-the-Aged Day. It's a day the elderly are treated to well-wishing services. In Edogawa Ward, Tokyo, a group of elementary and junior high school pupils volunteered to "scrub the backs of elderly people" in public bathhouses.

September 23, 2015 at 2:52 pm

60 US Servicemen in Japan Volunteered for Flood Relief

A team of US soldiers were in the flood-stricken City of Kanuma for three days from September through 15.

September 22, 2015 at 7:10 pm

Japan Won Gold Medal in International Earth Science Olympiad

Japan Won Gold Medal in International Earth Science Olympiad

September 21, 2015 at 9:46 pm

2000 People Stood up to Volunteer for Flooded Area in Ibaraki, Japan Using their Silver Week Holiday

More than two thousand people volunteered to help the people from Joso in Ibaraki using their five days holiday of the Japanese silver week.

September 21, 2015 at 11:50 am

People Aged over 80 Hit Record of 10 Million in Japan

The number of individuals aged 80 or more reached 10 million for the very first time in Japan.

September 20, 2015 at 7:17 pm

Japanese Silver Week Holidays Began, Heavy Traffic and People Everywhere

After six years, Silver Week happens about again. It occurs by 3 Japanese national holidays in September to run continuously.

September 20, 2015 at 1:01 pm

Small Tsunami hit Japanese coasts, No harm Recorded

Tsunami of up to 80 centimeters reached the Pacific coastline of the Japanese archipelago Friday morning after a powerful earthquake from the coast of central Chile, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

September 20, 2015 at 11:42 am

Japanese Tourist Dies from Heart Attack in India

A Japanese tourist died on Friday by suffering from a heart attack while he was visiting India's historic Taj Mahal monument, a tourism police official said.

September 19, 2015 at 5:43 pm

Man killed 6 people in Japan found out to be Brother of Prisoner for Killing 25 citizens in Peru

A man suspected of killing six people in a spree of murders in Japan is the brother of Peru's most dangerous serial killer, also known as Apostle of Death, currently in prison in Peru.

September 18, 2015 at 9:12 pm

Hokkaido Shinkansen to be Launched March, Sleeper Train to Retire

A shinkansen-bullet train line will link the northern main island of Hokkaido with Tokyo and other stations on the Honshu mainland open March 26 of next year.

September 18, 2015 at 5:06 pm

Asian Predatory Wasp Found in Kyushu, Japan

The Ministry of Environment bared September 11 a nest of ferocious, prolific Asian predatory wasp was found in Moji, Kyushu for the fist time outside Tsushima where it was spotted three years ago.

September 17, 2015 at 11:20 am

Police Arrested Man for a series of Arson at Railways in Tokyo

Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department have arrested a 42-year-old Tokyo man for his suspected involvement in one of a series of arson cases that broke out last month along several railway lines in Tokyo.

September 16, 2015 at 2:18 pm

Haneda Airport Ranked World's Safest Airport 2015

Tokyo's Haneda International Airport was ranked 5th in the Global Airport Ranking (SKYTRAX,), equivalent to Five Star in restaurant services.

September 16, 2015 at 2:00 am

15 Missing People Founded all Safe from Flooding in Ibaraki, Japan

Fifteen individuals who were reported to be missing in Ibaraki prefecture located north of Tokyo.

September 15, 2015 at 10:55 pm

Stock up Toilet Rolls! Japan Amid Natural Calamities

Now, people are talking about an approaching major earthquake in the Tokai region, of which Shizuoka is the central area, and they are warned to stock up toilet rolls.

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