Future teachers get prepped for foreign pupils

| Nov 29, 2013

Future teachers get prepped for foreign pupils

A lot of teachers have a tough time teaching children of foreign nationalities due to the language barrier and cultural differences. To equip future teachers with the necessary skills to deal with this kind of situation, Aichi Prefectural University has started offering a training ...

Daughters of Gin-san to make traffic safety ad

Aug 27, 2013

Daughters of Gin-san to make traffic safety ad

Three daughters of the late Gin-san, one of Japan’s famous centenarian twins, will appear in a TV commercial to be aired from September as a part of the Aichi Prefectural Government’s traffic safety campaign. Chitayo Tsuda, 94, Yuriko Sano, 92, and Mineyo Kanie, 89 ...

| Jul 15, 2013

Bumps in the road that we can afford

Dear Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Akihiro Ota, I recently attended the induction ceremony for one of my children at a local elementary school. We listened to various speeches, one of which was of particular interest: A traffic police officer spoke at ...

Jan 14, 2013

Realtor, wife, mom slain in Nagoya

The Aichi Prefectural Police have opened a murder investigation into the deaths of three people Saturday in Nagoya who were apparently attacked in their home. Realtor Sumio Hayakawa, 68, was dead when officers arrived at the scene. His 64-year-old wife, Noriko, and her mother, ...