When the 'Big One' hits, help will be close at hand

Community Jul 25, 2002

When the 'Big One' hits, help will be close at hand

Recently, the U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Howard Baker wrote to Mr. Minoru Mori, President of Mori Building Company to thank him, "on behalf of those in Japan for (his) kindness in providing a storage location for disaster relief supplies. . .and essential items such ...

Community Jul 4, 2002

Seeking a foreign channel

A movement to keep the channel is developing throughout Japan in reaction to the announcement by News Broadcasting Japan that the 24-hour news service Foxnews will cease operations at the end of July. The only 24-hour news in Japan that is not edited -- both ...

How-tos | LIFELINES Jun 27, 2002

Newshungry TV viewers fighting for English service

To start off, we have a request from "Friends of Foxnews," who are working to keep Foxnews, the up and coming challenge to CNN and BBC and the only non-edited English language news program on SkyPerfecTV here in Japan. I must confess that I keep ...

How-tos May 16, 2002

Lifelines

Hello there! My name's Ken Joseph Jr. I was born and raised here in Tokyo, where my parents came in 1951 and 1954, answering the call put out by Gen. Douglas MacArthur for 10,000 young people to come and help rebuild a devastated Japan. ...