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Six injured as motorboat slams into quay on island in Hiroshima

National Sep 24, 2018

Six injured as motorboat slams into quay on island in Hiroshima

Six people were injured, three seriously, when their motorboat slammed into a quay Sunday morning on an island in Onomichi, Hiroshima Prefecture. The injured were two women aged 28 and 85, and the 62-year-old male skipper, the local Japan Coast Guard office said. A 3-year-old ...

Pizza vending machine attracts crowds in Hiroshima

Business Sep 6, 2018

Pizza vending machine attracts crowds in Hiroshima

Want a piping hot pizza any time you feel like one? So did truck driver Yoshiharu Taniguchi, who craved freshly made Italian pies when he worked long nights. His solution: hunt for a pizza vending machine. He tracked down an Italian company that manufactured them, ...

Hiroshima residents mark fourth anniversary of deadly landslides

National Aug 20, 2018

Hiroshima residents mark fourth anniversary of deadly landslides

People in the city of Hiroshima on Monday marked the fourth anniversary of landslides that killed 77 people with pledges to prevent similar disasters from recurring. This year, the anniversary arrived about a month after devastating flooding and landslides claimed at least 226 lives in ...