Voices | HOTLINE TO NAGATACHO Jul 15, 2013

Bumps in the road that we can afford

Dear Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Akihiro Ota, I recently attended the induction ceremony for one of my children at a local elementary school. We listened to various speeches, one of which was of particular interest: A traffic police officer spoke at length ...

Nagoya takes on Osaka

Travel Oct 29, 2004

Nagoya takes on Osaka

by Eric Johnston

Psst! Heard about the hottest "new" place in Japan? The city that's rapidly gaining a national reputation for being at the cutting edge of women's fashion and is, perhaps, the country's most vibrant economic center? Welcome to Nagoya. Yes, that's right. Nagoya. No, it's not ...