Tag: Imported

Earthquake Preparedness in Japan

Japan is among the world’s most seismically active countries, which means that earthquakes are a relatively common occurrence. Small tremors are usually felt in some part of the country everyday, and there have been several big quakes in the last…

Aichi: Police capture arson suspect who escaped from hospital

Suspect was undergoing a three-month psychiatric examination following his arrest in February for allegedly setting fire to the residence of his former wife […] ———————————————————- Aichi: Police capture arson suspect who escaped from hospital Original Source: Tokyo Reporter Aichi: Police…

Get Your Grill On – Nagoya’s BBQ Spots

The Japanese have something of a love/hate relationship with the summer months. As soon as the mercury climbs above 25 degrees, women break out the parasols, curtains are pulled tight to keep out sunlight, and everyone’s vocabulary is limited to…

Opening of the completed Nagoya Castle Hommaru Palace

Opening of the completed Nagoya Castle Hommaru Palace 名古屋城本丸御殿完成公開 Nagoya Castle’s Hommaru Palace was built on the order of Tokugawa Ieyasu in 1615 as the residence of the lord, and the center of government, of Owari Domain. Along with the…

Aichi: Teacher took illicit films of woman at book store

Suspect allegedly used a digital camera concealed inside as shoulder bag to take tosatsu footage of the underwear of the woman, 42, at a book store […] ———————————————————- Aichi: Teacher took illicit films of woman at book store Original Source:…

Renewing Child Allowances in Japan

With Japan’s birthrate in rapid decline the government of Japan has stepped in to offer a monthly allowance per child as a way of reducing the economic burden placed on families raising young children and encouraging the growth of families.…