U.S. Marine pilot in F/A-18 crash off Kochi confirmed dead

Dec 9, 2016

U.S. Marine pilot in F/A-18 crash off Kochi confirmed dead

A U.S. Marine Corps fighter pilot whose F/A-18 crashed into the Pacific Ocean has been confirmed dead, a U.S. official said Thursday. The F/A-18 crashed into the sea south of Koichi Prefecture late Wednesday afternoon when it was flying with another aircraft within air ...

Sorry! Town of Gomen holds letter of apology contest

Oct 14, 2015

Sorry! Town of Gomen holds letter of apology contest

Sorry is not the hardest word for the town of Gomen, Kochi Prefecture, whose name says it all. Playing on the Japanese word gomen (sorry), the town is holding an annual letter-of-apology contest for people who know they should have said it to their ...