Home for aging guide dogs, owners in works

| Jun 1, 2015

Home for aging guide dogs, owners in works

The Chubu Guide Dog for the Blind Association based in Nagoya is working to build the nation’s first intensive care nursing home where elderly people and retired guide dogs can live together. The association, which trains and provides guide dogs to visually impaired people ...

Aichi's oldest pathologist sees society in flux

| May 18, 2015

Aichi's oldest pathologist sees society in flux

The oldest police pathologist in Aichi Prefecture retired in March, after performing autopsies on more than 4,000 bodies in his 50 year career. Isamu Yamaguchi, an 87-year-old resident of Nagoya, says he continued to ponder the meaning of life and death as he faced ...

Tandem bikes now street-legal in Aichi

| May 11, 2015

Tandem bikes now street-legal in Aichi

On April 1, Aichi eased cycling regulations to let tandem bicycles use public roads, becoming the first prefecture in the Tokai region to do so. Previously, tandem bikes were only ridable in parks for leisure purposes. The change is expected to greatly benefit people ...

Traditional dried daikon bound for Milan expo

| Apr 20, 2015

Traditional dried daikon bound for Milan expo

Kanboshi daikon, radish preserved using a traditional freeze-dried technique from the town of Kamioka in Hida, Gifu Prefecture, will be showcased in Expo Milano 2015, the next Universal Exhibition to be held in Milan, Italy, from May 1 to Oct. 31. The daikon will ...