July 21, 2012
New apparent cases of Minamata disease continue to be found. The government announced it will stop accepting applications for its relief program for victims of the neurological ...
May 10, 2012
KUMAMOTO--Controversial when it started five years ago, the Jikei Hospital's "Akachan Post" (Baby box) remains a source for critics, despite its successful track record for...
October 28, 2011
In the Kyushu Highlands, dubbed "the roof of Kyushu," the town of Takachiho in Miyazaki Prefecture is a land of myths.
September 09, 2011
Massive volcanic explosions that started 270,000 years ago created Mount Aso, whose top later sank to leave a massive caldera basin that has attracted visitors since the dawn...
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