Three children and elderly man drown in Japanese rivers

National Sep 7, 2019

Three children and elderly man drown in Japanese rivers

Three children and an elderly man drowned Saturday after playing in two different rivers in Japan as summer-like heat returned to many parts of the country. A 7-year-old boy and his grandfather were pronounced dead after they were pulled out of a river in Takatsuki, ...

DiDi Mobility Japan starts taxi-hailing service in Aichi

Business / Corporate Aug 1, 2019

DiDi Mobility Japan starts taxi-hailing service in Aichi

DiDi Mobility Japan Corp. began offering its taxi-hailing service, used via smartphones, in Aichi Prefecture on Wednesday. Aichi is the ninth area in Japan where the service, offered by the Tokyo-based joint venture between SoftBank Corp. and Chinese ride-hailing giant DiDi Chuxing, is available. The ...

National Mar 29, 2019

More swine fever cases confirmed in central Japan

The Aichi Prefectural Government said Friday that additional swine fever cases have been confirmed in Seto and Tahara in the prefecture. The prefectural government will slaughter about 2,400 pigs kept at the farms. Cases of swine fever had already been found in Toyota and Tahara in ...