Sankeien silk trader's legacy to the public

| Oct 8, 2010

Sankeien silk trader's legacy to the public

Sankeien, a traditional Japanese garden, is spread over a large area near Tokyo Bay in Yokohama’s Honmoku district. The entire 175,000-sq.-meter garden, which contains 12 precious old structures moved from Kyoto and Kamakura, used to be owned by silk industry tycoon Tomitaro Hara (1868-1939). ...

Macau charms with blend of history and modernity

Jul 1, 2005

Macau charms with blend of history and modernity

As a location where East meets West and with its historic streets blending into the modern city landscape, Macau retains a distinctive, mysterious charm that appeals to travelers. Macau comprises three major areas: the busy city area, which is connected to Mainland China and ...

Aug 13, 1998

Pioneering wildlife center gives hurt birds survival chance

Staff writer KAWASAKI — The nation’s first private wildlife protection center was set up here in April and has since been busy saving birds and educating local citizens about nature. Kunitoshi Baba, 50, a veterinarian with 25 years of experience at an animal hospital ...