Japan starts trial drone home delivery service in Chiba

Apr 11, 2016

Japan starts trial drone home delivery service in Chiba

The government and companies started a trial of a drone home delivery service in Chiba Prefecture on Monday, with drones loaded with packages flying between condominiums, commercial facilities and adjacent parks. The joint project involving the central government, the city of Chiba, research institutions ...

Two die in Chiba glider crash

Mar 17, 2016

Two die in Chiba glider crash

A glider crashed into a house in Sakae, Chiba Prefecture, on Thursday, killing the two men aboard. The accident occurred around 12:20 p.m. The two men were confirmed dead after being taken to hospital in a state of cardiac arrest. No one in the ...

Mar 9, 2016

Chiba schools' 'kumitaiso' exercises led to 432 injury cases

Injuries from kumitaiso, a form of physical education in which people use their bodies to express shapes, including human pyramids, numbered 432 cases in the last fiscal year at elementary and junior high schools in Chiba Prefecture, officials said. Of the figure, 112 cases ...