Category Archives: General Japan News

Japan to test higher speed limit on expressway from Nov.

Japan to test higher speed limit on expressway from Nov.

Japan to test higher speed limit on expressway from Nov. Japan’s National Police Agency said Thursday that it will raise the speed limit in a section of the Shin Tomei…

Radioactive water may have been leaking from Fukushima reactor buildings since April: Tepco

Radioactive water may have been leaking from Fukushima reactor buildings since April: Tepco

Radioactive water may have been leaking from Fukushima reactor buildings since April: Tepco Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. said it is still unknown, due to a problem with monitoring…

Dire shortfall of social security funds

Dire shortfall of social security funds

Dire shortfall of social security funds If Abe’s plan is realized, the new spending blueprint is expected to accelerate moves for “human resources development,” such as by making preschool education…

The method to save a seat in Japan shows how awesomely safe the country is【Video】

The method to save a seat in Japan shows how awesomely safe the country is【Video】

The method to save a seat in Japan shows how awesomely safe the country is【Video】 Last weekend, my wife and I went to check out Tokyo’s new life-size Gundam statue,…

Saury a day keeps the depression at bay: research

Saury a day keeps the depression at bay: research People who often eat fish, including so-called blue-backed fish such as saury, face a lower risk of suffering depression than those…

Bubble era disco Maharaja reopens in Kyoto

Bubble era disco Maharaja reopens in Kyoto

Bubble era disco Maharaja reopens in Kyoto The nightclub aims to attract people who enjoyed the asset-inflated bubble economy, as well as foreign tourists, by making use of Gion’s position…

Invasion of privacy? Survey asks workers about social media friend requests from the boss

Invasion of privacy? Survey asks workers about social media friend requests from the boss

Invasion of privacy? Survey asks workers about social media friend requests from the boss You have one new friend request: Survey answers reveal workers’ dilemma and bosses’ motivation. There was…

Japanese sign uses the power of spirits to strike fear into passers-by and stop them from littering

Japanese sign uses the power of spirits to strike fear into passers-by and stop them from littering

Japanese sign uses the power of spirits to strike fear into passers-by and stop them from littering Forget putting the fear of God into someone; this graveside sign calls on…

Tokyo Game Show opens with eSports in spotlight

Tokyo Game Show opens with eSports in spotlight

Tokyo Game Show opens with eSports in spotlight Tokyo Game Show 2017, one of the world’s top gaming industry events, kicked off Thursday near the capital, with competitive video gaming,…

Japan’s “All-Alone Tent” lets you cheaply, easily set up a secret computer room inside your home

Japan’s “All-Alone Tent” lets you cheaply, easily set up a secret computer room inside your home

Japan’s “All-Alone Tent” lets you cheaply, easily set up a secret computer room inside your home Bibi Lab is a company that’s often called “crazy,” but there’s always a method…