Supriya Singh

For Supriya Singh's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Amami Oshima resort offers unique barrier-free experience

Jun 8, 2016

Amami Oshima resort offers unique barrier-free experience

A marine sports facility built exclusively to cater to people with disabilities is making waves as a place where wheelchair users can have the "zero gravity" experience of floating freely in the sea. The all-inclusive, barrier-free facility located near a tranquil beach with crystalline coral ...

Saga touts unknown attractions in tourist drive

Apr 9, 2016

Saga touts unknown attractions in tourist drive

Saga Prefecture has long ranked low among domestic tourist destinations in Japan, but local officials and residents believe this is all down to a bad rap that is quite unearned. The prefecture in northwestern Kyushu, they argue, suffers because it lacks a signature image to ...

Seminars on launching startups gain traction

Mar 6, 2015

Seminars on launching startups gain traction

Defying data showing a disappointingly low level of entrepreneurship in Japan, seminars aimed at fostering people who start their own firms are proving popular. The events have drawn attention from government officials, academics and corporate executives eager to spark entrepreneurship as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ...