Seventh new dinosaur discovery confirmed in Japan

Feb 26, 2016

Seventh new dinosaur discovery confirmed in Japan

A new kind of dinosaur has been confirmed in Katsuyama, Fukui Prefecture, researchers said Friday, bringing the number of species discovered in Japan to seven. According to fossil analysis, the new creature was a small theropod that had both primitive and derived features, according ...

Feb 13, 2014

NRA OKs report denying active fault under Oi plant

The Nuclear Regulation Authority on Wednesday approved a report from an expert panel that a crush zone running beneath Kansai Electric Power Co.’s Oi nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture is unlikely to move in the future. NRA Chairman Shunichi Tanaka said that inspections of ...

Fukui to build on bean curd success

Aug 2, 2013

Fukui to build on bean curd success

Fukui Prefecture has been No. 1 in per-household expenditures for deep-fried bean curd and similar products for nearly half a century. Now it is looking to expand sales of such products outside its borders. Households in the city of Fukui each paid ¥4,536 for ...