Business Apr 5, 2018

Snow-shy Miyazaki ski resort staves off closure for another year

Japan's southernmost ski resort plans to operate for another winter despite the continuing downtrend in guests. Gokase Highland Ski & Snowboard in Miyazaki Prefecture managed to improve business performance by cutting costs last season, which ended March 5, but customers fell to an all-time low ...

Sendai teen's body recovered off beach in Miyagi

National Jun 12, 2017

Sendai teen's body recovered off beach in Miyagi

The body of a Sendai high school student who vanished during a failed dinghy outing off Miyagi Prefecture has been found, the Japan Coast Guard said Monday. The body of Rui Sakai, 16, was found 620 meters off Kitakama Beach in Natori, the Coast Guard's ...