/ Aug 20, 2017

Japan's farm ministry to promote rental of urban farmland

The agriculture ministry plans to establish a new system for promoting urban agriculture by making it easier to rent farmland, ministry sources have said. Currently, people who want to rent out farmland must get permission from their local agriculture committees. Under the proposed system, municipal ...

Israeli Holocaust survivor and world's oldest man dies at age 113

Aug 12, 2017

Israeli Holocaust survivor and world's oldest man dies at age 113

Israeli Holocaust survivor Yisrael Kristal, certified last year by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest man, died Friday at the age of 113, Israeli media reported. Since he was an observant Jew, his family could not be reached Friday evening, the onset of the ...