Canyoning makes a splash in Gunma

National Jul 17, 2013

Canyoning makes a splash in Gunma

Foreign tourists are making their way to Minakami, a town in Gunma Prefecture where a New Zealander, charmed by the nature there, promotes canyoning expeditions in English. "Tone River's torrents are world-class," said Mike Harris, an outdoor adventure guide from New Zealand who provides the ...

National / Crime & Legal Jan 19, 2013

Care home chief guilty of fire deaths

The former head of a nursing home in Shibukawa, Gunma Prefecture, was found guilty Friday by the Maebashi District Court over a 2009 blaze that killed 10 residents, on the grounds that he should have foreseen the risk of a fire because he knew ...