Twitter has its say about Reiwa, Japan's new era name

National Apr 1, 2019

Twitter has its say about Reiwa, Japan's new era name

Twitter erupted in a flood of posts Monday morning as the Japanese government revealed the country's new era name, Reiwa 令和, which is set to go into effect starting May 1. Keywords and hashtags related to the revelation captured most of the top trending ...

LIVESTREAM: Japan announces name of new era

National Apr 1, 2019

LIVESTREAM: Japan announces name of new era

In a much awaited moment heralding the opening of a new chapter in Japan's history, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga is to announce Monday the name of the new Imperial era, taking one of the final steps toward initiating the nation's first imperial succession ...

Inspiration can come from anywhere

Style & Design | ON: FASHION Mar 11, 2017

Inspiration can come from anywhere

by Samuel Thomas

Q-Pot dishes out more sweet stuff Q-Pot, purveyors of ultra cute and occasionally disconcertingly realistic sweet-themed accessories, is marking its 15th anniversary with its very first fashion line: Q-Pot Dress. Tadaaki Wakamatsu, the designer of the jewelry line, is himself taking on the challenge by ...