Fate of Miyagi's aging UFO-like traffic lights hangs in balance

National Sep 7, 2018

Fate of Miyagi's aging UFO-like traffic lights hangs in balance

The fate of UFO-like traffic lights installed in a northeastern prefecture more than 30 years ago hangs in the balance as local police consider whether they should be removed. The traffic lights in Miyagi Prefecture, famous locally for their distinctive shape, have signals visible to ...

National Jul 28, 2018

Fukushima 'ambassadors' visit Taiwan school to offer thanks for 3/11 aid

Three students from Fukushima Prefecture visited a junior high school in Taipei to offer thanks for Taiwan's reconstruction support after the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis. The three junior high and high school students, acting as "reconstruction ambassadors," called on the Taiwanese students ...