Tag - saitama-prefecture



Japan Times
Jun 23, 2021
'Saitama Kimchi Diary' celebrates grassroots resistance to discrimination
A short film made by cultural anthropologist Kohei Inose follows a group of mothers' efforts to support an ethnic Korean school in need of financial assistance and to oppose intolerance.
Japan Times
Dec 5, 2016
World's smallest deer makes debut at Saitama zoo
Four pudus, the world’s smallest species of deer, made their debut Sunday at Saitama Children's Zoo in a first for Japan.
Dec 13, 2015
Saitama assemblyman apologizes for remark about number of registered dogs, foreigners
An official in Saitama Prefecture apologizes after pointing out that the non-Japanese population of city of Kawaguchi is larger than the number of registered dogs.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 30, 2015
Discovery of skeleton results in Saitama man's arrest in alleged slaying of girlfriend
Miyagi Prefectural Police arrested a 29-year-old man of Toda, Saitama Prefecture, Tuesday for killing a 17-year-old girlfriend and dumping her body in the woods in Miyagi.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 12, 2015
Saitama police sergeant arrested in connection with murder
Saitama Prefectural Police have arrested a police sergeant on suspicion of killing a 58-year-old unemployed man at the victim's home in Asaka, Saitama Prefecture, earlier this month, sources said Saturday.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel
Nov 1, 2014
Cultivating shrunken worlds in Bonsai-mura
Omiya is one of greater Tokyo's rare pockets of residential comfort that can accurately be defined as middle class — a trait it shares with places such as Chiba's Ichikawa Mama or southwestern Tokyo's Denenchofu district.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Aug 28, 2014
Two more contract dengue; Tokyo park suspected
Two more students from the same school are diagnosed with dengue fever, bringing the total to three and linking the outbreak to mosquitoes in Tokyo's Yoyogi Park.
Japan Times
Jul 15, 2013
Tokyo: Which of Japan's many summer firework displays do you recommend?
I think the best fireworks display in Japan is in Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture. Even though it is not the biggest in Japan, the huge round fireworks let off there are very famous and attract people from all over the place. I'm looking forward to seeing the Nagaoka fireworks this year.


Things may look perfect to the outside world, but today's mom is fine with some imperfection at home.
How 'Reiwa moms' are reshaping motherhood in Japan