Nagoya warns castle tower could collapse in strong quake

Nov 18, 2016

Nagoya warns castle tower could collapse in strong quake

The Nagoya Municipal Government on Friday took the unusual step of warning tourists that they enter Nagoya Castle’s tower at their own risk due to the building being in danger of collapse in a strong earthquake. The city said it installed the three signs ...

Nagoya: The most boring city in Japan

| Oct 8, 2016

Nagoya: The most boring city in Japan

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At a meeting of city leaders last Monday, the mayor of Nagoya, Takashi Kawamura, expressed annoyance with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. That same day, Abe had opened a new session of the Diet by touching on the issue of regional revitalization in his usual ...

Sep 21, 2016

Aichi-Nagoya bid for 2026 Asian Games finalized

The Japanese Olympic Committee said Wednesday it has received a report from the Aichi prefectural and Nagoya municipal governments confirming their agreement to seek to co-host the 2026 Asian Games. With the submission of the document under the names of Aichi Gov. Hideaki Omura ...

Giant invasive fish lurks in Nagoya Castle moat

Sep 15, 2016

Giant invasive fish lurks in Nagoya Castle moat

They slip away each time. Two large alligator gars, nonnative carnivorous fish, have evaded capture in the vast moat of Nagoya Castle ever since the first one was found lurking there seven years ago. A second one was spotted in the depths three years ...