Strong quake hurts 23 in echoes of Kobe '95

Apr 14, 2013

Strong quake hurts 23 in echoes of Kobe '95

A powerful temblor with a magnitude of 6.3 strikes western Japan, causing at least 23 injuries and traumatic flashbacks to the lethal 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake that destroyed much of Kobe.

Kansai biz forum hails LDP, frets over nuke plants

Feb 8, 2013

Kansai biz forum hails LDP, frets over nuke plants

by Eric Johnston

At their annual gathering that wrapped up Friday, Kansai’s corporate leaders warmly welcomed the Liberal Democratic Party’s return to power, vowing to would do whatever they can to assist the new government in enacting a wide range of economic, financial, social and diplomatic initiatives. ...