Take part in tradition at Futaba

| Dec 30, 2014

Take part in tradition at Futaba

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While many osechi ryōri (traditional New Year's dishes) are not exactly adored by a lot of people, there is one simple meal that seems universally loved: toshikoshi soba. Awkwardly translated to "year-crossing soba," the toshikoshi variety is eaten at family dinners when the new year ...

Mar 9, 2014

Naraha won't get waste storage site

At the request of Fukushima Gov. Yohei Sato, the government has decided to exclude one of three towns from the radioactive waste storage plan being developed in response to Fukushima nuclear crisis, sources close to the matter said. The feuding between Tokyo and the tainted ...

Fukushima evacuee kids made welcome in Saitama school

Mar 26, 2013

Fukushima evacuee kids made welcome in Saitama school

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With little hope of returning home, children from the town of Futaba, Fukushima Prefecture, are making new friends at a school in Saitama Prefecture that took them in two years ago after the meltdowns of March 2011 ruined the area. Shortly after the devastating earthquake ...