Toshiyuki Inaba

For Toshiyuki Inaba's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Nuclear disaster eclipses East Timor, Somalia conflicts: photographer

Apr 25, 2014

Nuclear disaster eclipses East Timor, Somalia conflicts: photographer

Dominic Nahr, a photojournalist with Magnum Photos, feels even more horrified in Fukushima Prefecture than he does in such conflict-ravaged countries as East Timor or Somalia. Still, the 30-year-old keeps returning to the radiation-hobbled prefecture to take shots of residents and former workers at ...

Model tackles plight of world's hungry

Feb 4, 2014

Model tackles plight of world's hungry

Model Kurara Chibana said she felt devastated when she saw children dying of hunger in Zambia, Tanzania and other impoverished countries. To help tackle the issue, Chibana became the U.N. World Food Program’s ambassador against hunger for Japan in December after having served as ...

Nobel ceremony hails ex-GSDF arms inspector

Dec 25, 2013

Nobel ceremony hails ex-GSDF arms inspector

Ichiro Akiyama, the first director of the inspection arm of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, was among those honored when the group was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo this month. Akiyama was the chief inspector of the 16-year-old global ...

Visually impaired coached on how to use smartphones

May 24, 2012

Visually impaired coached on how to use smartphones

For the blind or visually impaired, operating smartphones and tablet computers can be a challenge as their flat touch displays provide no means of reading by touch, unlike Braille. In response, study groups are examining ways to teach the use of certain functions, such ...

Apr 24, 2009

Ibaraki airport not winning over airlines

MITO, Ibaraki Pref. — With just a year left until Ibaraki airport opens, South Korea’s Asiana Airlines is the only carrier so far that has decided to fly into the airport. The Ibaraki Prefectural Government is advertising the airport, scheduled to open next March, ...