Aromas of old town Tokyo attract new visitors

Lifestyle Feb 20, 2016

Aromas of old town Tokyo attract new visitors

by Sophie Jackman

A traditionally working-class neighborhood in Tokyo that rose from the ashes to become one of the city's favorite retreats lies a stone's throw east of the Sumida River across from Nihombashi. In the Kiyosumi-Shirakawa district, where cafes and boutiques have cropped up like wild flowers ...

'Abenomics' exposing sheltered dairy farmers

National | WEDGE Dec 22, 2013

'Abenomics' exposing sheltered dairy farmers

The price of raw milk sold to dairy product makers rose by ¥5 per kg in October as imported cattle feed gets costlier amid the weakening yen. In response, three major milk product makers — Meiji Co., Morinaga Milk Industry Co. and Megmilk Snow Brand ...