Jan 5, 2017

Osaka hospital discovers perforated intravenous drip bags

A hospital in Osaka revealed on Wednesday it found perforated intravenous drip bags that were to be used for patients only months after fatal drip poisonings at a Yokohama hospital in September. Kitano Hospital in the city of Osaka said no patients were harmed ...

Nov 17, 2016

The sinkhole in Fukuoka

Authorities need to find out exactly why a huge sinkhole formed in Fukuoka, and how to keep the same problem from happening again.

Utilities knocked out by huge Fukuoka sinkhole restored

Nov 13, 2016

Utilities knocked out by huge Fukuoka sinkhole restored

Utilities severed by a massive sinkhole that opened up last week beneath a major street in central Fukuoka were completely restored by Sunday. Repairs to damaged sewage pipes was completed Saturday night, and damage to NTT Corp. communications lines were also fixed. All together, ...