Firefly enclosure livens up Hakata Station rooftop

Jun 7, 2013

Firefly enclosure livens up Hakata Station rooftop

People in the bustling town of Hakata, Fukuoka Prefecture, won't have to go out into the countryside to see fireflies this season — plenty of the lightning bugs will be buzzing around on the rooftop of JR Hakata Station until June 14. Planning for the ...

Aug 30, 2011

Mr. Biden goes to Asia

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden concluded a brief three-country tour of Asia that took him to China, Mongolia and Japan. While there is always some trepidation when Mr. Biden travels — while he is a genuine foreign policy expert, he has a tendency to ...

May 27, 2007

Still can't say where the money went

The Lower House Budget Committee had an intensive deliberation on the issue of money and politics last week, with the opposition concentrating on a dubious report by Agriculture Minister Toshikatsu Matsuoka's political fund management organization. The committee scene was a re-enactment of what happened ...