A Japanese woman's story of love from war-torn Syria

People Mar 22, 2021

A Japanese woman's story of love from war-torn Syria

by Tsutomu Shida

Becoming the first Japanese woman to scale K2, the world's second-highest peak, was a life-altering experience for Yuka Komatsu, but it wasn't due to the sense of achievement of having survived the deadly summit. Rather, it was seeing the way villagers around the mountain had ...

Japanese matchmaking firms get high-tech lift from gadgets and AI

Business / Tech Jan 19, 2020

Japanese matchmaking firms get high-tech lift from gadgets and AI

Artificial intelligence and other cutting-edge technologies are starting to play a role in matchmaking as they increasingly wind their way deeper into people's lives. Today's high-tech gadgets are now being used to give people greater knowledge of potential mates, details from hobbies and smoking preferences ...