Tag - abashiri



Japan Times
Jun 8, 2022
More Japanese prisons to make products designed by Montbell
Inmates at Abashiri Prison in Hokkaido have already been producing items designed by the outdoor goods firm, and the program's success has led to its expansion.
Japan Times
May 27, 2022
Sunken Hokkaido tour boat arrives at port after salvage operation
The 19-ton Kazu I, being transported on a barge, will be brought ashore as early as Sunday after seawater is drained from it, according to the Japan Coast Guard.
Japan Times
May 17, 2022
Deepwater divers prepare to search inside sunken Hokkaido tour boat
The divers are expected to start searching inside the 19-ton Kazu I as early as Thursday for anyone left inside.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Hokkaido
Jun 5, 2020
Hokkaido farms and fisheries hit as campus closure robs them of workers
With university students having headed home due to the COVID-19 outbreak, business owners are feeling the effects of a severe labor shortage.
Japan Times
Feb 9, 2020
Sea of Okhotsk drift ice finally spotted off Hokkaido, 19 days later than usual
The winter's first sighting of drift ice from the Sea of Okhotsk took place Sunday in Abashiri, Hokkaido, marking the tourist attraction's second-latest arrival since 1946, when the Meteorological Agency began recording the phenomena.
Japan Times
Jun 7, 2019
Japan to restart commercial whaling on July 1 after three-decade hiatus
A fleet of vessels will depart from Kushiro, Hokkaido, on July 1 as Japan resumes commercial whaling following a three-decade hiatus after the government announced its withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission in December, a local fishery source said Friday.
Japan Times
Jul 25, 2018
Japanese national team selects training camp sites for World Cup
Hokkaido's Abashiri and Miyazaki have been selected as training camp sites for the Japan national team for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, the Japan Rugby Football Union announced on Wednesday.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel
Mar 24, 2013
Abashiri astounds with its ice and convict connections


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