Kobe art museum gets into the spirit of Christmas

National Nov 20, 2013

Kobe art museum gets into the spirit of Christmas

Christmas decorations representing 2013 were shown to the public Wednesday at a house museum in the historical Kitano district at the foot of Mount Rokko in Kobe. The display features a Santa Claus clambering up the tower at the Uroko Museum of Art, also known ...

Foreign dignitaries honored with spring decorations

National May 10, 2013

Foreign dignitaries honored with spring decorations

Former French Prime Minister Francois Fillon, former Namibian Premier Theo-Ben Gurirab and Edgardo Angara, a former Philippine Senate president, received state decorations Thursday along with 20 Japanese from the Emperor at the Imperial Palace. Fillon, 59, Gurirab, 75, and Angara, 78, were selected for the ...