National Oct 21, 2014

Market's 'bento' leave 33 sick in Aichi

Thirty-three people showed symptoms of food poisoning after eating boxed lunches made at a supermarket in Seto, Aichi Prefecture, the prefectural government said. Officials ordered the Shinsen Ichiba Iseya supermarket to suspend operations on Monday after the cases came to light. Participants at a residents' sports ...

Future teachers get prepped for foreign pupils

National | CHUBU CONNECTION Nov 29, 2013

Future teachers get prepped for foreign pupils

A lot of teachers have a tough time teaching children of foreign nationalities due to the language barrier and cultural differences. To equip future teachers with the necessary skills to deal with this kind of situation, Aichi Prefectural University has started offering a training program ...

Daughters of Gin-san to make traffic safety ad

National Aug 27, 2013

Daughters of Gin-san to make traffic safety ad

Three daughters of the late Gin-san, one of Japan's famous centenarian twins, will appear in a TV commercial to be aired from September as a part of the Aichi Prefectural Government's traffic safety campaign. Chitayo Tsuda, 94, Yuriko Sano, 92, and Mineyo Kanie, 89 — ...