National Oct 12, 2019

Japan Defense Ministry opens new Twitter account for disaster info

The Defense Ministry set up a new Twitter account on Friday to spread information on disaster relief efforts, ahead of the arrival of very powerful Typhoon Hagibis. The permanent account, @ModJapan_saigai, will send out information regarding water supply and bathing access activities conducted by the ...

Team Canada creates online buzz with outing in<I> yukata</I>

Rugby Sep 26, 2019

Team Canada creates online buzz with outing in yukata

A video clip showing Canada rugby team members wearing yukata (casual kimono) and geta traditional wooden sandals in a Rugby World Cup official Twitter post has drawn enthusiastic responses online. "The @RugbyCanada team are really embracing the Japanese culture and the locals are loving it," ...