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 ...