Fire breaks out at Toyota's HQ in Aichi; no one injured

Business / Corporate Aug 30, 2019

Fire breaks out at Toyota's HQ in Aichi; no one injured

Toyota Motor Corp was investigating a blaze Friday at its headquarters in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, that is believed to have broken out in the technology development division, a company spokeswoman said. All 1,300 employees in the division's building were evacuated and no one was injured, ...

Toho captures final high school championship of Heisei Era

Baseball Apr 3, 2019

Toho captures final high school championship of Heisei Era

Toho, the Aichi Prefecture school that won the National High School Baseball Invitational Tournament held in the first year of the Heisei Era 30 years ago, won the spring final on Wednesday in the last tournament of the current era. Toho beat Narashino, of Chiba ...

Figure Skating Apr 24, 2017

Mao to receive honorary citizen award from Aichi Prefecture

The Aichi prefectural government said Monday it has created an honorary citizen award and selected recently retired figure skater Mao Asada as the first recipient. The 26-year-old native of Nagoya and silver medalist at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, who announced her retirement earlier in the ...