Mixed results for land prices on new shinkansen routes

| Sep 21, 2016

Mixed results for land prices on new shinkansen routes

Government data has showed new shinkansen routes have had a varying impact on land prices in areas along the lines. So-called standard land prices as of July 1, used as a benchmark for land transactions in Japan, went up again this year in areas ...

Sep 16, 2016

Girl, 16, held in Mitaka knife attack on 10-year-old

A 16-year-old girl was arrested Thursday after allegedly slashing a 10-year-old girl with a knife on a street in Mitaka, western Tokyo, police said. The girl, whose identity has been withheld because she’s a minor, was caught holding a knife. The victim suffered minor ...