May 12, 2017

Benzene found in gas in soil under Tsukiji market

Cancer-causing Benzene has been detected in gas in soil under the Tsukiji wholesale food market, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government said. But the metro government said no health hazards are expected to be found because the ground is covered with concrete and other foundation materials. In any ...

Female suicide bombers kill six in north Nigeria city

Dec 11, 2014

Female suicide bombers kill six in north Nigeria city

Two female suicide bombers killed at least six people at a textile market in Kano, Nigeria, less than two weeks after a series of blasts killed more than 100 at a mosque in northern Nigeria's biggest city. Another nine people were injured in Wednesday's attack, ...

/ Oct 3, 2013

Nara college gets crafty

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Japanese arts and crafts often emphasize simple beauty. This weekend, Ohara Wafuku Gakuen College welcomes visitors to see this up close at its school market. Wood, clay, glass and Japanese lacquer craft works will all be on sale. Japan's Traditional Art Craft Market in Nara will ...

Sophistication is duo's craft

/ Sep 12, 2013

Sophistication is duo's craft

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While the phrase "Cool Japan" seems to only get used for things that are kawaii (cute) and technologically forward, people tend to overlook the cool in handcrafted products. On Sept. 15, the self-described design and sewing duo 38_works will present the 22nd edition of Tedzukuri ...