Paid WiFi is now open to Kyushu Quake Victims

Apr 14th, 2016
Posted by katzueno
According to NHK, Paid WiFi service is now open to quake victims in Kumamoto, Kyushu Japan. Look for SSID "0000Japan" Read More

Not All Treasure is Silver and Gold - A look at the new (anti-) piracy law in Japan

Oct 10th, 2012
Posted by achimrunnebaum
A new downloading law just came into effect in Japan. Read here about what it is and what it means for you. Read More

Typhoon Jelawat (2012-17) overpassing Japan thru Oct 1

Sep 30th, 2012
Posted by katzueno
The latest updates of Typhoon Jelawat (2012-17) until it passes over Japan. Read More

Kyoto University: Health concerns in the wake of the Touhoku triple disaster

Aug 22nd, 2012
Posted by ashchetri
Rundown of leading research from Kyoto University and Harvard University on the triple crisis of 11/3 Read More

Tokyo protestors demand nuclear-free Japan

Jul 20th, 2012
Posted by matthiasjaap
More than 100,000 people demonstrated against the use of nuclear power in Tokyo on last Monday. Read More

Tsuyu is over in most of Japan

Jul 17th, 2012
Posted by katzueno
Tsuyu ( the rainy season, つゆ or 梅雨) is officially over in most parts of Japan according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA). The hot summer of 2012 has begun. Read More

Japan's Sales Tax to be raised to 10% by 2015

Jun 26th, 2012
Posted by katzueno
Earlier today, the House of Representative of Japan passed the bill to increase the sales tax to 8% in 2014, then 10% in 2015. Read More

Hatsune Miku won Cannes

Jun 21st, 2012
Posted by katzueno
Hatsune Miku TV ad for Google Chrome won Bronze Lion at Cannes Lions, the 59th International Festival of Creativity Read More

Typhoon Guchol (2012-4) hour-to-hour updates

Jun 20th, 2012
Posted by katzueno
This is the hour-to-hour updates of Japan's Typhoon Guchol (2012-4). JMA warns for heavy wind, rain and possibility of flooding. Read More

Typhoon Guchol (2012-4) to overpass Japan thru Wed Jun 20

Jun 18th, 2012
Posted by katzueno
JMA warns that the very strong typhoon is approaching Okinawa and will expect to land Japan's Main Island on Tue Jun 19, 2012. Guchol is traveling South East of Okinawa in the morning of Mon, Jun 18. Read More
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