High-tech 'menu-for-all' system helps foreign diners

Dec 31, 2014

High-tech 'menu-for-all' system helps foreign diners

An information technology company in Sapporo has come up with a system to help foreign visitors enjoy their stay in food-rich Hokkaido without being hampered by language barriers. Developed by Sekai Menu Inc., the smartphone-based service aims to connect restaurants with foreign customers. The ...

Timeline for Okinawa land return in works

Mar 25, 2013

Timeline for Okinawa land return in works

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday that his government will compile a timeline for returning land leased to the United States for military use near Kadena Air Base in Okinawa Prefecture. “The government needs to proceed in a responsible way,” Abe told reporters in ...