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Wakayama firm puts old twist on mosquito coils

Aug 13, 2014

Wakayama firm puts old twist on mosquito coils

Production of mosquito coils using home-grown pyrethrum has resumed after a long interval in Arida, Wakayama Prefecture, regarded as the birthplace of “katori senko,” Japan’s spiral version of mosquito repelling incense. The coils are produced manually at Ishii Jochugiku Kogyosho K.K. by workers who ...

Town's undersea mailbox lures divers

Jul 26, 2013

Town's undersea mailbox lures divers

Susami, a fishing town in Wakayama Prefecture with a population of around 5,000, is in Guinness World Records for having the deepest underwater postbox, at a depth of 10 meters off its coast. Officially recognized as a mail collection point of the local postal ...