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Mar 11, 2015

Local officials on loan to Tohoku benefit both sides

When she started her new job in the Tohoku region, Atsuko Doi was surprised by the shortage of staff and an unfamiliar computer system. Doi also felt lonely as she was the only woman in the temporary accommodations for backup government personnel sent to ...

Photo exhibit showcases major events of last 70 years

Mar 11, 2015

Photo exhibit showcases major events of last 70 years

A photo exhibition on postwar Japan is underway at the Tokyo International Forum chronicling memorable events from the end of World War II to the present day. The events include the late Emperor Hirohito’s radio address informing the public of Japan’s surrender in 1945 ...