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CHUNICHI SHIMBUN

An anti-seismic reinforced building at the Keiju Medical Center in Nanao, Ishikawa Prefecture, suffered broken pipes and water leakage following a New Year's Day earthquake.
JAPAN / Society / Regional voices: Chubu
Mar 4, 2024
Hospitals in Japan slow to adopt seismic isolation in their buildings
Facilities severely hit by the New Year's Day quake have not been able to resume surgeries and other medical services.
Coffee is served from a Toyota-developed fuel cell food truck at an event in Hita, Oita Prefecture, in October.
BUSINESS / Tech / Regional voices: Chubu
Nov 13, 2023
Toyota's fuel cell vehicles include food trucks and mobile offices
The carmaker is offering a variety of ways to utilize FCVs by taking advantage of their lack of tailpipe emissions and ability to generate electricity.
Epitheses of various body parts at Ikeyama Medical Japan in Nagoya
JAPAN / Science & Health / Regional voices: Chubu
Sep 11, 2023
Epithesis — offering appearance care to cancer patients
The use of epithesis — artificial reconstructions of body parts — is beginning to attract attention.
Staff at Youits by My Gakuya, a shop selling gender-free cosmetics that opened in Nagoya’s Sakae shopping district in April
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Jul 31, 2023
Cosmetics stores in Nagoya expand sales of gender-free makeup
Move reflects the recent trend of men becoming more conscious about grooming and the popularity of male K-pop idols wearing makeup.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Jul 17, 2023
Firms and authorities stop requiring staff to display names amid harassment
Concerns have been raised that name tags showing full names can lead to people identifying workers' personal information on social media.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Jun 5, 2023
Nagano school runs course for girls dreaming of idol stardom
Six girls dreaming of debuting as idols joined the inaugural class that will pursue both academic studies and performing arts at Saku Chosei Senior High School.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
May 15, 2023
Haircuts for the deceased, begun in Mie, now offered across Chubu
Stylists across the region now cooperate in offering such services, aiming to make the deceased look the way they used to and allow families to spend a last moment with their loved one.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Sep 26, 2022
Dyeing houses tap tradition to develop redyeing as eco-friendly business
The fashion industry has a surprisingly big impact on the global environment, through activities such as the cultivation of cotton used as a raw material and the transportation of products.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Aug 29, 2022
Aichi cafe offers flexible work to recluses, from just 15 minutes at a time
The cafe also hosts junior high school students unable to attend school, as part of a work experience project.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Jun 27, 2022
Toyota to boost motorsports in Asia
Japanese cars already hold a high market share in Asia, so promoting car racing may be aimed at spreading an interest in the higher-performance models.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
May 9, 2022
Municipal governments lose energy supplies as new providers exit industry
The companies entered the electricity retail market after it was liberalized in 2000, but are finding themselves unable to withstand the recent sharp rise in fuel prices.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Apr 18, 2022
As furusato nōzei tax program thrives amid COVID-19 pandemic, some lose out
Not all municipalities are benefiting from the program, under which people give tax-deductible donations to municipalities and receive gifts such as local specialties in return.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Mar 28, 2022
From Gifu to the world: LA exhibition to showcase traditional Japanese pottery
“The Art of the Ramen Bowl” features bowls made by potters in the Tono region of the former province of Mino, and aims to introduce the rich art of their pottery to the world.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Mar 7, 2022
Aichi police supporting social reintegration of former yakuza
A maximum of u00a5720,000 a year is provided to companies that hire former yakuza, and compensation is available in the event of any trouble.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Feb 14, 2022
Mother and son return to Solomon Islands after two years stuck in Japan
Despite red tape and her daughter's death to cancer, the 72-year-old mother made new friends and still believes 'life is beautiful.'
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Jan 17, 2022
Abuse of over-the-counter drugs surges among young people in Japan
As more people turn to addictive medications readily available at drugstores to ease their mental suffering, experts are sounding the alarm.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health / Regional voices: Chubu
Jan 10, 2022
Umbilical cord blood donations offer hope for those in Japan in need of stem cells
Blood from the umbilical cord, extracted immediately after a mother gives birth, is rich with hematopoietic stem cells.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Dec 13, 2021
Legendary temple in Kusatsu seeks funds for restoration through crowdfunding
Even if the temple owner received subsidies from the national, prefectural and municipal governments, it would still have to pay u00a510 million or more from its own pocket.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Dec 6, 2021
A dramatic shift: Subject teachers in Japan's grade schools
The plan may improve teacher effectiveness and ease students' transition to junior high, but some schools don't have the resources to pull it off.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS / Regional Voices: Chubu
Nov 29, 2021
Indoor slope in Gifu to close down as popularity of winter sports declines
Snova Hashima has seen a significant drop in the number of skiers and snowboarders since it opened following in 1998 at the time of the Nagano Winter Olympics.

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Yayoi Kusama’s “Pumpkin,” once the victim of high waves that dragged it into the sea, sits at the end of a pier on the south side of Naoshima.
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