IIJ releases prepaid SIM card for visitors

Business | NOTEBOOK Oct 21, 2014

IIJ releases prepaid SIM card for visitors

SIM card for visitors Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJ) has released "Japan Travel SIM powered by IIJmio," a 2 GB prepaid SIM card package for visitors to Japan, allowing them to make inexpensive domestic and international calls using the Brastel IP phone service. Available in English, ...

Business with Vietnam; Yokohama Oktoberfest; chestnut treats

Business | NOTEBOOK Oct 7, 2014

Business with Vietnam; Yokohama Oktoberfest; chestnut treats

exhibitions Business with Vietnam The ASEAN Promotion Centre on Trade, Investment and Tourism will hold an "ASEAN Showcase — Vietnam" trade exhibition with business-matching activities at the ASEAN-Japan Hall in Minato Ward, Tokyo, from Oct. 20 to 23. Fifteen Vietnamese companies in the marine product and handicraft ...

Tea for tuna; enchanting eclairs; Haitian investment

Business | NOTEBOOK Sep 2, 2014

Tea for tuna; enchanting eclairs; Haitian investment

New products Tuna tea In collaboration with Ninben Co., Kachikaihatsu Co. is selling original packages of "katsuobushi odashi" (fermented and smoked skipjack tuna) for drinking at its Best Western hotels in Japan from August. The drink releases strong aromatic flavors of katsuobushi when brewed for three to ...

Tropical resort getaway

Business | NOTEBOOK Jul 29, 2014

Tropical resort getaway

EVENT Tropical resort getaway Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse is organizing its fourth annual Red Brick Resort in August. During the opening event on Saturday, Mitsuo Shimizu, a world-class ice sculptor, will carve a unicorn beetle while spectators look on. Looking to convey an image of a tropical resort, ...

Pain in the body may start in the mind

Lifestyle Apr 11, 2014

Pain in the body may start in the mind

by Tomoko Otake

Good diagnosis takes persistent questioning and good analytical skills. It's a bit like a detective piecing together a puzzle from seemingly unrelated bits of information. So argues Dr. Hillel Finestone, a rehabilitation specialist who has treated countless numbers of patients complaining of pain-related problems, be ...