Tagged: japan

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...


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...


Japan by Hiroji Kubota – pictures on bbc.com

While doing my usual browsing on the net I stopped over at BBC.com like I usually do to check out the latest world news especially out of Asia. They have this little “in pictures” feature that I find very interesting and the latest on has...