An interesting query came to Lifelines from LS, a reader in the United States who was born in Tokyo and lived here until her teens. She writes: I received vaccination shots as a baby and child through the Japanese hospital. I no longer have my ...
For Louise George Kittaka's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
While the odds are that most are familiar with the name Nokia, they may not be aware of the major role the firm currently plays in Japan's telecommunications scene.
LIFE.14 works with a diverse clientele, providing photography and video services for embassies, chambers of commerce, major corporations and nonpolitical organizations, and President Antony Tran's background is equally eclectic.
Studying film in New York, working in TV in Japan, and now living in Berlin, "Yosuke Hosoi says international filmmaking is his calling.
Ben Tanaka wanted to take more control over his finances and launched RetireJapan.com to share what he has learned.
Japan needed to pass a special law before the Emperor was able to "retire," but for the rest of us the process is a bit easier — as long as you know the vocabulary involved.
Emperor Akihito will be facing a lot of changes to his routine when he retires this week, but presumably the Imperial Household Agency will take care of all the details of his retirement planning. The rest of us, however, are on our own. That means ...
Seated in his embassy's beautifully appointed reception room, Ambassador Ayman Aly Kamel has much to share about Egypt's relationship with Japan.
"When a baby is born ... every moment is filled with so much joy and wonder and we often wish we could freeze time — newborn photography does just that." Solveig Boergen
Patricia Flor brings new meaning to the phrase "hit the ground running." Within two hours of her arrival in Japan last autumn to begin her assignment, she jumped straight into work.