Mie doctor finds niche in after-hours clinic

Apr 14, 2017

Mie doctor finds niche in after-hours clinic

A 31-year-old doctor is endeavoring to alleviate the problem of emergency room overcrowding in Matsusaka, Mie Prefecture, by running a night and holiday first-aid clinic. Masashi Ryosetsu opened Ioji Okyu Clinic in November 2015, hoping to stop people from treating hospitals like "a convenience store" ...

Matsusaka, Hida cows now shine in shoe biz

| May 2, 2014

Matsusaka, Hida cows now shine in shoe biz

Leather shoes made out of high-quality hides from such cows as Hida and Matsusaka are becoming increasingly popular in Japan. These cow brands are better known for the luxury beef they produce, but stores have started using leather from these animals to make products ranging ...