Jun 18, 2014

Japanese eye doctor to open Hanoi hospital

A company partly run by Japanese ophthalmologist and philanthropist Tadashi Hattori has obtained an investment license from the Hanoi People’s Committee to open a for-profit hospital in the Vietnamese capital. At a licensing ceremony Monday, Hattori, chairman of Hattori & Dreams Partners, spoke of ...

Minamisoma hospital reopens

Apr 23, 2014

Minamisoma hospital reopens

A municipal hospital reopened in this Fukushima Prefecture city Wednesday, three years after it closed due to the nuclear crisis at Tepco’s Fukushima No. 1 power plant. The Odaka hospital in Minamisoma is the first permanent medical institution that has reopened in any of ...

Four divers heading home after ordeal off Bali

Feb 20, 2014

Four divers heading home after ordeal off Bali

Four of the five Japanese women rescued some 75 hours after their seven-member group disappeared while scuba diving off Indonesia’s Bali Island were discharged from hospital on Thursday, while the search continued for one still missing. Ngurah Jaya Kusuma, medical services and nursing director ...