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YAMANASHI

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JAPAN
Dec 3, 2021
Pair of quakes shake Japan and prompt fears of more seismic activity to come
A magnitude 4.9 earthquake jolted eastern Yamanashi at around 6:30 a.m., which was followed by a magnitude 5.4 temblor in Wakayama three hours later.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / New Wine Frontier
Nov 6, 2021
On the slopes of Yamanashi, Domaine Mie Ikeno puts nature in a bottle
The first woman to establish a domaine in Japan, vintner Mie Ikeno cut her teeth in France before returning to carve out her own niche (and producing some highly sought-after wines).
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 14, 2021
The drones are coming: Unmanned machines fly to rural Japan's rescue
Aging and shrinking communities in the nation's countryside are looking to the sky for essential deliveries.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 13, 2021
Teen arrested for attacking girl in Yamanashi hints at involvement in arson
A 19-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday for allegedly assaulting a girl the previous day in a house in Kofu, west of Tokyo, shortly before the house burned down in a suspected arson incident that killed two people presumed to be the girl's parents.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 12, 2021
Couple indicted for murder of Tokyo high school girl in August
The couple were arrested on Aug. 31 on suspicion of abandoning the girl's body, after the police apprehended them a day before in Nagano Prefecture.
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JAPAN / Science & Health
Jul 4, 2021
'Noah's Ark' in space? Japanese researchers successfully preserve genes of mice on ISS
Although the sperm that was returned from space was slightly affected by radiation, healthy mice were obtained with the same success rate as the control sample kept on Earth.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 1, 2021
Mount Fuji opens to climbers for summer after closure amid virus
With virus countermeasures in place, the most popular of the four routes up the 3,776-meter volcano was opened on the Yamanashi Prefecture side of the world heritage site.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Apr 24, 2021
The time is ripe to bring hops back to Yamanashi
Dave Prucha is bringing domestic hop production, perfect for use at craft beer microbreweries, to his Obina Hops farm.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 4, 2021
Stuck in Japan amid pandemic, trio of South American artists find fame and sisterhood
Teresa Currea, Clara Campos and Oriana Marin have fostered lifelong friendships and even become local celebrities.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 19, 2020
JR Central uses test ride to show off updated maglev shinkansen
The new magnetically levitated bullet train service will link Tokyo and Osaka at speeds of up to 500 kilometers per hour once completed.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 28, 2020
Mount Fuji observes first snowfall of the season
Monday's snowfall, the first this autumn, occurred two days earlier than usual and 24 days earlier than last year.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 18, 2020
Mount Fuji to be closed to climbers this summer due to virus
For the first time it at least 60 years, Shizuoka and Yamanashi prefectures opt to not open all four trails to the top of the iconic mountain.
JAPAN
Apr 2, 2020
Infant girl in serious condition after COVID-19 infection, Yamanashi officials say
A baby girl under a year old was rushed to hospital Wednesday after her heart stopped beating, and was then found to be infected with the novel coronavirus, according to the Yamanashi Prefectural Government.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 8, 2020
7-Eleven employee in Yamanashi tests positive for coronavirus as separate case is linked to meningitis
A worker at a 7-Eleven convenience store in Yamanashi Prefecture has contracted the new coronavirus, the company said on Sunday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 3, 2020
After 300 years, is majestic Mount Fuji 'on standby' for next eruption?
Snow-capped, symmetrically cone-shaped and awe-inspiringly tall, Mount Fuji has for centuries provided Japanese with something of a spiritual backbone, attracting hundreds of thousands of climbers every year.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 8, 2019
Three workers burned while inspecting under-development maglev train in central Japan
Three people sustained burns Monday during inspection work on a maglev train line under development in Yamanashi Prefecture, police said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 7, 2019
7-year-old girl still missing after police end 16-day-long search in Yamanashi Prefecture
“We did all we could in the search,” local police chief Hisashi Inoue said. “We're sorry that we couldn't find her.”
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 2, 2019
Hunt for missing 7-year-old girl continues in Yamanashi and Kanagawa as family releases picture
Yamanashi Prefecture authorities continued their search on Wednesday for a 7 year-old-girl who went missing last month, as family members released a photo of her taken on the day she vanished.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 24, 2019
Search continues for 7-year-old girl missing from Yamanashi Prefecture camp site
Police and rescuers on Tuesday continued to search for a 7-year-old girl who went missing three days ago at a mountain-side campsite in Yamanashi Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 13, 2019
Shrinking Yamanashi village converts 150-year-old home into hotel in hope of reversing decline
A new hotel in a traditional wooden house has been opened in a small village in Yamanashi Prefecture in the hope of revitalizing an area that it is grappling with a declining population.

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Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals