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National Jul 28, 2018

Fukushima 'ambassadors' visit Taiwan school to offer thanks for 3/11 aid

Three students from Fukushima Prefecture visited a junior high school in Taipei to offer thanks for Taiwan's reconstruction support after the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis. The three junior high and high school students, acting as "reconstruction ambassadors," called on the Taiwanese students ...

Japan to promote LGBT tourism in disaster-hit Tohoku

National Jul 26, 2018

Japan to promote LGBT tourism in disaster-hit Tohoku

The Reconstruction Agency is launching an initiative in the hopes of drawing LGBT tourists to the Tohoku region as it looks to attract more foreign visitors. The agency believes that tourism information can quickly spread throughout the LGBT community once the region, which was devastated ...

Rugby World Cup countdown at 500

Rugby May 8, 2018

Rugby World Cup countdown at 500

Tuesday marked the 500-day mark before the opening of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, as scandals continue to plague the preparations for the tournament. Twenty teams will compete across 12 venues in Japan when the competition kicks off on Sept. 20, 2019. However, the identity ...