Support efforts begin across Japan to help coronavirus-hit Wuhan

National Jan 29, 2020

Support efforts begin across Japan to help coronavirus-hit Wuhan

People from around Japan have begun offering support to the residents that remain in locked-down Wuhan, a major Chinese city at the center of a coronavirus outbreak. Inagora Inc., an e-commerce operator based in Tokyo, launched a campaign Monday to ship face masks, free of ...

'Lucky cat' welcomes tourists in heart of Oita

Rugby Apr 23, 2019

'Lucky cat' welcomes tourists in heart of Oita

An enormous wooden "lucky cat" has been set up at one of this year's Rugby World Cup host cities to welcome tourists ahead of the event's kickoff in September. The woodcarving of the 10-meter-long cat named "Giant Lounging Lucky Cat Fukunyan" is on display in ...