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Deaths from heatstroke in Tokyo up fourfold from July last year

Aug 1, 2018

Deaths from heatstroke in Tokyo up fourfold from July last year

Ninety-six people died of heatstroke in Tokyo's 23 wards in July, nearly a fourfold increase from the same month last year, the Tokyo Medical Examiner's Office said Wednesday. The figure far outstripped the 25 people who died of heatstroke in July last year, with reports ...

Sapporo: Famous for its snow, but a delight in green

Feb 23, 2018

Sapporo: Famous for its snow, but a delight in green

by Melissa Devaughn

Sapporo balances a vibrant city feel with the quieter reprieves of lush parks, dense forests and meandering trails that speak to Hokkaido's nature-centric reputation. One minute you're fighting crowds at a fish market and the next you're listening to birds chirping in the Japanese ...

| Oct 7, 2017

Corny conundrum

"I love eating corn on the cob at the end of summer, but it's so hard to eat now that I'm older. How do you eat it?"