October 23, 2012
The Bank of Japan has revised its assessment of business conditions across much of the nation, amid the double blows of China's economic slowdown and an anti-Japan backlash by...
June 23, 2012
SAITAMA--Celebrations were held at stations along the route of the Tohoku Shinkansen on June 23 as the bullet train celebrated its 30th anniversary of linking the Tokyo...
June 13, 2012
Hundreds of children were bereaved by the Great East Japan Earthquake of March 11, 2011. It is high time we devoted attention to what we can do to help relieve their suffering.
April 28, 2012
In the spring of 1820, a farmer found a marble statue of a woman on the Aegean island of Milos. Her upper body was twisted slightly to the right and her gaze was directed to...
March 11, 2012
Business owners in quake-hit areas of Tohoku are haunted by concerns about the long-term viability of their communities, despite the positive effects of the billions of yen...
January 31, 2012
Local governments are scrambling to improve insulation in temporary housing units for Great East Japan Earthquake evacuees amid some of the coldest weather experienced in a...
November 14, 2011
Sendai Port, the tsunami-stricken Tohoku region's gateway to commerce, is still out of action eight months after the March 11 disaster.
July 20, 2011
Toyota Motor Corp. is bolstering operations in the disaster-ravaged Tohoku region to disperse risks from the long-predicted Tokai earthquake and reduce production costs.
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