Apr 7, 2015

Photographer seeking to enter Syria may be allowed limited travel

The Foreign Ministry is considering issuing a new passport that would allow limited travel overseas to a freelance photographer after it confiscated his previous one to stop him from going to Syria, a diplomatic source said. The passport would likely prevent Yuichi Sugimoto, 58, ...

Mar 13, 2015

Foreign Ministry holds event to plug Fukushima foods

The Foreign Ministry and the Fukushima Prefectural Government held an event in Tokyo Thursday to promote foods and drinks produced in the northeastern prefecture. Dishes and alcoholic drinks made from Fukushima produce were served to guests, including ambassadors from various countries. Dancers from Spa ...