Japanese recognized as world's oldest living man dies at 112

National Feb 25, 2020

Japanese recognized as world's oldest living man dies at 112

Chitetsu Watanabe, a 112-year-old who was recognized by Guinness World Records earlier this month as the world's oldest living man, died Sunday at the nursing home where he resided, his family said. Watanabe, who was born on March 5, 1907, died Sunday night at the ...

112-year-old Japanese recognized as world's oldest living man

National Feb 13, 2020

112-year-old Japanese recognized as world's oldest living man

A 112-year-old Japanese who has been recognized as the world's oldest living man cited "laughter" Wednesday as the secret to his longevity. Chitetsu Watanabe, who was born on March 5, 1907, pumped his fist as he was handed a certificate by a Guinness World Records ...

Japan expands swine fever vaccinations to seven more prefectures

National Dec 20, 2019

Japan expands swine fever vaccinations to seven more prefectures

The government said Friday it will expand vaccinations of pigs against hog cholera to cover Tokyo and seven prefectures adjacent to the 12 prefectures with confirmed cases of the deadly virus. The vaccinations may start later this month in Tokyo, Kanagawa, Niigata, Kyoto and Nara, ...