Jewelers in Japan's Yamanashi Prefecture boosting sales in Asia

Business May 1, 2017

Jewelers in Japan's Yamanashi Prefecture boosting sales in Asia

Small and medium-size jewelry makers in Yamanashi Prefecture are expanding their sales in other parts of Asia on the back of growing demand, with their techniques and designs hailed widely in China and elsewhere in the region. The area's jewelry industry has prospered in part ...

Yamanashi vies for energy storage investment

Business Dec 26, 2016

Yamanashi vies for energy storage investment

A patch of land in the shadow of Mount Fuji is becoming a testing ground for energy storage, with some of Japan's leading companies trying to develop technologies such as spinning flywheels and fuel cells. The Yamanashi Prefectural Government is hoping that by attracting companies ...

Yamanashi grape crop resilient after snow

National Apr 16, 2014

Yamanashi grape crop resilient after snow

Grape growers in the city of Yamanashi, hit hard by record snowfalls in February, harvested the year's first crop of Delaware grapes Wednesday. The farmers, located in the nation's biggest grape-producing prefecture of Yamanashi, plan to deliver the freshly harvested Delaware grapes mainly to the ...