Japan author Hayashi's long-running essays recognized by Guinness

National Oct 14, 2020

Japan author Hayashi's long-running essays recognized by Guinness

A decades-long series of essays by award-winning Japanese author Mariko Hayashi have been recognized by Guinness World Records as the most essays published in the same magazine by an individual, the magazine's publisher said Wednesday. Award-winning Japanese author Mariko Hayashi holds her certificate from the ...

World’s richest people smashed wealth records this week

Business Aug 29, 2020

World’s richest people smashed wealth records this week

It’s been one of the most lucrative weeks in history for some of the world’s wealthiest people. The net worth of Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos topped the once-unfathomable amount of $200 billion. Entrepreneur, inventor, provocateur Elon Musk added the title of centibillionaire when his ...

National Aug 26, 2020

Oldest man in Japan dies at 110

Motoi Fukunishi, the oldest man in Japan, has died, it was learned Wednesday. He was 110. Fukunishi, who lived in the city of Shimotsuma in Ibaraki Prefecture, eastern Japan, died on Saturday, according to the Ibaraki prefectural government. As a result, the oldest living man in ...