Negligence in parking carousel death suspected

Jan 24, 2014

Negligence in parking carousel death suspected

An elderly woman who died Thursday after apparently being crushed in a mechanical parking garage in Inazawa, Aichi Prefecture, has triggered a police safety review of such facilities amid allegations of negligence. The woman, identified as Harue Marutani, 84, was found pinned under a ...

Nagoya temple erects Home-for-all for guests

| Oct 18, 2013

Nagoya temple erects Home-for-all for guests

Aioiyama Tokurinji Temple in Tenpaku Ward, Nagoya, is currently building a guest house named Home-for-all within its premises. The house will be fitted with a solar power system and will be self-sufficient energywise. The temple will open the house to those who need a ...

Daughters of Gin-san to make traffic safety ad

Aug 27, 2013

Daughters of Gin-san to make traffic safety ad

Three daughters of the late Gin-san, one of Japan’s famous centenarian twins, will appear in a TV commercial to be aired from September as a part of the Aichi Prefectural Government’s traffic safety campaign. Chitayo Tsuda, 94, Yuriko Sano, 92, and Mineyo Kanie, 89 ...

Nagoya hosts rare goldfish in first-of-its-kind display

Jul 17, 2013

Nagoya hosts rare goldfish in first-of-its-kind display

Three distinctive Japanese goldfish species, “jikin,” “izumo-nankin” and “tosakin,” were put on display at a special exhibition in Nagoya on Wednesday — the first time the three have been shown together, organizers said. Jikin, found in Aichi Prefecture, izumo-nankin, from Shimane Prefecture and tosakin, ...