Seven infants left in Kumamoto baby hatch in fiscal 2018

National May 28, 2019

Seven infants left in Kumamoto baby hatch in fiscal 2018

Seven infants were left in a baby hatch in the city of Kumamoto in fiscal 2018, the municipal government said Monday. A total of 144 infants have been brought to the hatch, called Konotori no Yurikago (Storks' Cradle), since it was set up at Jikei ...

Small volcanic eruption observed on Mount Aso in Kumamoto Prefecture

National Apr 17, 2019

Small volcanic eruption observed on Mount Aso in Kumamoto Prefecture

After a small eruption was observed Tuesday evening on Mount Aso in Kumamoto Prefecture the weather agency said Wednesday morning no new eruptions had been confirmed, although the volcanic plume could still seen. While there were no immediate reports of injuries from the Tuesday eruption, ...