Local fare on menu at Oita fest

Aug 22, 2013

Local fare on menu at Oita fest

by Magdalena Osumi

To enhance the taste and healthfulness of local delicacies, residents of Oita are said to dip fish in sauce flavored with a locally grown, mildly sour Kabosu lime juice. This weekend, people in Oita will get a chance to savor the summer abundance of ...

Jun 6, 2011

Child abduction convention

The Kan Cabinet on May 20 endorsed a policy of Japan joining the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, which sets procedures for settling cross-border child custody disputes. The administration hopes to submit related bills and a request for ...

May 24, 2011

Japan's GDP takes a hit

The Cabinet Office on May 19 said that Japan’s gross domestic product in real terms in the January-March period declined 0.9 percent from the October-December period in 2010 or an annualized 3.7 percent, marking negative growth in two consecutive quarters. GDP in nominal terms, ...