Topic: Mie Prefecture
Japan has been widely praised for its disaster readiness, but the magnitude 9.0 earthquake has the country asking how it can be better equipped to handle the next big one.
03/18/2011 06:31 pm
National polls Sunday could oust the long-ruling Liberal Democrats. Voter participation is expected to be high.
08/26/2009 01:00 am
Japan’s Aug. 30 elections confront Prime Minister Taro Aso’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party with the worst crisis in its history.
08/19/2009 01:00 am
Prime Minister Aso's long-ruling party is under fire as polls indicate strong support for the opposition Democratic Party of Japan. The vote is Aug. 30.
07/31/2009 01:00 am
For cash-strapped vacationers, time off this years means exploring ... locally. A report from Europe, Japan, and the US on the return of the road trip, backpacking with a burro, and growing beets.
05/30/2009 01:00 am