Questions and answers: The Kumamoto earthquakes

| Apr 18, 2016

Questions and answers: The Kumamoto earthquakes

The series of huge earthquakes and aftershocks that have been rattling wide parts of Kumamoto and Oita prefectures since Thursday have raised fears that other regions in the nation might be struck by similar jolts in the near future. Here are some questions and ...

The facts behind Zika in Japan

Feb 26, 2016

The facts behind Zika in Japan

Confirmation of Japan’s first Zika infection since an outbreak erupted in Latin America last year has elevated concern about the disease. The mosquito-borne virus was detected in a male high school student from Kawasaki days after he returned from a vacation in Brazil with ...