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World's first cloned cow dies of old age in Ishikawa Prefecture

National May 16, 2018

World's first cloned cow dies of old age in Ishikawa Prefecture

The world's first cloned cow died of old age Monday, according to the prefectural government of Ishikawa. The female cow, Noto, was 19 years and 10 months old when she passed away. Officials announced Tuesday that an autopsy showed she was not suffering from any diseases ...

National / Crime & Legal Oct 20, 2016

Kanazawa newspaper director held for smuggling drug Rush

The Ishikawa Prefectural Police Wednesday arrested a 60-year-old director of Hokkoku Shimbun, a newspaper based in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, on suspicion of smuggling Rush, a so-called dangerous drug, into Japan. According to the police, Hajime Saga of Kanazawa allegedly imported 12 bottles of liquid containing ...

See how art treasures are restored at Kanazawa studio

National Oct 13, 2016

See how art treasures are restored at Kanazawa studio

Ishikawa Prefecture is inviting visitors to view a studio where cultural assets are restored in a bid to draw public attention to the skill of art repair, the first such attempt by a local government in Japan. Ishikawa is known for traditional urushi lacquerware known ...

Ishikawa huntress group takes aim at traditional stereotypes

National Aug 19, 2016

Ishikawa huntress group takes aim at traditional stereotypes

Women from Ishikawa Prefecture have launched a hunting group, with the aim of enjoying the activity while preserving the environment. Karijo no Kai (Group of Hunter Girls) is a female-only hunters club established in March. The group is now preparing for its first trip to ...