Feb 27, 2014

South Koreans sue MHI over war labor

Another group of South Korean women who were forcibly conscripted as laborers to work in a wartime factory in Nagoya run by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. files suit against the company.

Driver in Nagoya rents car, runs over 13 people

Feb 23, 2014

Driver in Nagoya rents car, runs over 13 people

A man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of attempted murder after intentionally steering his car onto a sidewalk and hitting 13 pedestrians near Nagoya Station, the police said. “I tried to kill people with the car,” Ryota Onogi, 30, was quoted as telling investigators ...

Nagoya first city to get own Net domain name

Feb 21, 2014

Nagoya first city to get own Net domain name

by Kazuaki Nagata

Japan has just received its first geographical top-level Internet domain, “.nagoya,” named after the nation’s third-largest metropolitan area, according to GMO Registry Inc. People can now start registering in advance for Internet addresses with the “.nagoya” domain, the Tokyo-based domain manager said Thursday. Nagoya ...

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 ...