Mar 6, 2017

Japan's second baby hatch postponed

The planned establishment of Japan’s second baby hatch, a place where people can anonymously leave unwanted babies, in Kobe has been put off, according to the nonprofit organization preparing to manage the facility. The NPO said Monday that it notified the Kobe Municipal Government ...

Kobe remembers Great Hanshin Earthquake 22 years on

Jan 17, 2017

Kobe remembers Great Hanshin Earthquake 22 years on

The city of Kobe and surrounding areas on Tuesday marked the anniversary of the magnitude-7.3 earthquake that killed more than 6,400 people 22 years ago. A moment of silence was observed at 5:46 a.m., the time when the temblor hit the city on Jan. ...