In memoriam: Those we lost in 2013

Lifestyle Dec 28, 2013

In memoriam: Those we lost in 2013

by Jun Hongo

2013 saw the loss of a number of personalities who stood at the top of their respective fields. As the year quietly draws to a close, we reflect on those we lost, their contribution to the world and their ongoing legacy.

Japan's oldest man says 'thank you very much' in English

National Jun 22, 2009

Japan's oldest man says 'thank you very much' in English

Jiroemon Kimura, who at 112 is the oldest man in Japan, says he's glad to have the title. Kimura took over the national title when Tomoji Tanabe of Miyazaki Prefecture, who was the oldest man in the world, died Friday at age 113. Worldwide, Henry Allingham ...