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Jun 20, 2016

Japan, U.S., India to hold trilateral talks in Tokyo

Senior diplomats from Japan, the United States and India will meet Tuesday in Tokyo for trilateral talks, the Foreign Ministry said Monday. They are expected to discuss cooperation on maritime security amid China’s growing assertiveness in the South and East China seas, as well ...

Jun 20, 2016

Kumamoto panel releases report on quake-recovery proposals

A panel set up by the Kumamoto Prefectural Government says the lessons learned from April’s powerful earthquakes need to be preserved and passed on to better prepare future generations for similar disasters. Doing so is important to mitigate damage from future quakes, the panel ...

Nagoya service aids aging Chinese lost in translation

Jun 20, 2016

Nagoya service aids aging Chinese lost in translation

A Nagoya-based nonprofit organization has started a free translation service to support elderly Chinese residents having trouble with Japan’s nursing care insurance system because of the language barrier and lack of knowledge. Wang Rong, 51, who heads Tokai Daily Life Support Center for Foreigners, ...