Monthly Archive: September 2006

Japan royal baby named Hisahito

Japan’s new imperial baby – the first male born in 41 years – has been named Hisahito during a traditional ceremony in hospital in the capital, Tokyo. The baby was born to the emperor’s second son Prince Akishino and his wife Princess Kiko, on 6...

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Japanese royal family welcomes baby boy

Japan’s Princess Kiko gave birth on Wednesday to a baby boy, the first imperial male heir to be born in more than four decades and the answer to the prayers of conservatives keen to keep women off the ancient throne. The birth will scuttle for...

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Summer School Over

For the past 8 weeks I have been being attending Summer school in order to get some extra time and experience in while trying to learn Japanese. Initially it was me two other students and our sensei Tomoko but after the firt 3 weeks in...

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Japan earthquake drill

More than 800,000 people have taken part in an annual earthquake drill in Japan, one or the world’s most earthquake-prone nations. Everyone one primary school children to the Prime Minister himself played their part to ensure that when the “big One” hits which many experts...

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