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Man-Driven Torpedo "Kaiten" Remembered

A bit of etymology to help your reading easier. Kaiten stands for two elements of meaning: kai for rotating and ten for the heavens.

November 8, 2015 at 8:22 pm

Come Get to Know Japan : Iraqi Treated to Japanese Tea and Kimono

An International trade fair is ongoing in Bagdad and the Embassy of Japan and business circles arranged an event to get more Iraqi to know Japan, November 6.

November 8, 2015 at 5:35 pm

More Japanese Cities in Friendship Ties with Taiwan

More Taiwanese municipalities are anxious to come in friendship partnerships with Japanese counterparts since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe returned to power for the second time.

November 6, 2015 at 11:01 pm

UN to designate November 5 "World Tsunami Day"

Japan drafted a resolution to UN General Assembly to have November 5 designated as World Tsunami Day to raise awareness of the threats of tsunami the world over.

November 6, 2015 at 9:38 pm

Mother Arrested for Leaving Newborn Baby on Street in Ibaraki

A newborn baby has been left alone on the street in Hokota city, Ibaraki prefecture, North East of Tokyo on Tuesday.

November 6, 2015 at 8:52 pm

Japan Delivered Two Used Boats to Vietnam

The government of Japan has thus far provided Vietnam with used boats to help boost its coastal patrol capabilities.

November 4, 2015 at 11:53 am

A Surgical Feat Saves Premature Infant

An 896-gram extreme premature female infant was reported October 30 to have survived cardiac surgeries performed in April and September this year, according to Okayama University Hospital in Okayama, Japan.

November 3, 2015 at 2:57 pm

A Wonder Drug for Hepatitis C with 96-100% Cure Rate

Here's a great revelation for hepatitis C patients. A wonder drug is come to cure hepatitis C in three months at less cost. It's called Harvoni.

November 2, 2015 at 1:40 pm

Young Japanese Turned up to Shibuya with Costume to Clean Up

On October 31, a huge number of people visited Shibuya ward of Tokyo for Halloween.

November 2, 2015 at 1:15 pm

Nagasaki Hosts Pugwash Conferences Starting November 1

For the first time in a decade, the Pugwash Conference meets in Japan. Formerly called the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, the Pugwash Conference was an offspring of the Russell-Einstein Manifesto released in 1955.

November 2, 2015 at 12:01 pm

Japanese Chocolatiers Scored High in International Contests

In November last year, Tokyo Confectionary School staged the regional preliminary competition to nominate the Japanese representative to challenge the 2015 International World Chocolate Masters Competition in Paris.

October 29, 2015 at 2:40 pm

Construction for Relocation of U.S. military Base Restarts in Okinawa

The Japanese government has restarted the construction work for relocation of a U.S. military base on Thursday.

October 28, 2015 at 9:20 pm

The Number of Police Officers Doubled for Halloween in Shibuya

Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department has decided to double the number of police officers patrolling around Shibuya train station during Halloween events on Saturday and Sunday of the 30th to 31st of October.

October 28, 2015 at 1:15 pm

Adieu Hotel Okura : Okura Once More

The hotel owes its name to its founder Baron Kishichiro Okura, son of Kihachiro Okura, the head of the giant Okura zaibatsu.

October 27, 2015 at 9:28 pm

World Heritage Machu Picchu Has First Friendship Town in Japan

Peru's Machu Picchu - that ancient Inca town - has picked the village of Otama as its first friendship city.

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