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JAL in quest to boost safety, 30 years after deadliest crash
Japan Times

Bereaved families publish notes on 85 JAL crash

The Yomiuri Shimbun Marking the 30th anniversary of the 1985 Gunma Prefecture crash of a Japan Airlines jumbo jet that killed 520 people, a group of bereaved family members has issued a collection of writings in memory of their loved ones who died ... The Japan News, 1 month ago
Japan Times

Gunma governor re-elected to third term

MAEBASHI, GUNMA Pref. Masaaki Osawa won a third term as governor of Gunma Prefecture on Sunday, beating a former junior high school teacher. Osawa, 69, who ran as an independent but was backed by the Liberal Democratic Party and Komeito, had ...
 Japan Times1 month ago Osawa cruises to third term as Gunma governor  Japan Times1 month ago

Colorful fancy wooden sandals ready for summer festivals

Craftsman Katsumi Maruyama, 77, works on traditional paulownia wood sandals in Numata, Gunma Prefecture. (Mainichi) NUMATA, Gunma -- Craftsman Katsumi Maruyama, 77, works on traditional paulownia wood sandals here, at the peak of their production ...
 Mainichi Daily News1 month ago

Former Japan Socialist Party leader Tanabe, confidant to fallen LDP kingpin Kanemaru, dies at 93

Former Japan Socialist Party leader Makoto Tanabe died at a hospital in Maebashi, Gunma Prefecture, on Thursday night. He was 93. Tanabe was a heavyweight of a right-wing faction of the party, now called the Social Democratic Party. He was ...
 Japan Times2 months ago Ex-Socialist leader Makoto Tanabe, confidant to fallen LDP kingpin Kanemaru, dies at 93  Japan Times2 months ago

Police appeal for help to solve 1996 abduction of 4-year-old girl

Police in Ota, Gunma Prefecture, on Sunday handed out flyers asking the public for any information that might help them solve the 1996 kidnapping of a 4-year-old girl. Yukari Yokoyama, 4, vanished from a pachinko parlor on July 7, 1996. She had ...
 Japan Today1 month ago
The Japan News

12 more deaths at Gunma Univ. Hospital

The Yomiuri Shimbun A total of 30 patients have died after undergoing surgery at the Gunma University Hospital in Maebashi, according to a third-party panel investigating a series of fatal cases involving liver operations at the hospital. This ...
 The Japan News2 days ago
Japan Times

Tochigi town residents rally against selection as candidate site for final disposal of radiation-tainted waste

UTSUNOMIYA YODO About 2,700 residents of Shioya, Tochigi Prefecture, gathered Saturday to oppose the central government's choice of the town as a candidate site for the final disposal of some of the radiation-tainted waste resulting from the ...
 Japan Times4 days ago
The Japan News

JAL crash remembered 30 years on

The Yomiuri Shimbun UENO, Gunma — Wednesday marked the 30th anniversary of the crash of a Japan Airlines plane at Mt. Osutaka in Ueno, Gunma Prefecture, in which 520 passengers and crew died. Bereaved family members of the victims ascended the ...
 The Japan News3 weeks ago Relatives offer prayers on eve of 30th anniversary of JAL jet crash  Japan Times3 weeks ago Japan Airlines jumbo crash remembered 30 years later  Malaysian Insider3 weeks ago
The Japan News

Mercury reaches 39.9 degrees Celsius in Gifu Prefecture city

Extremely hot weather continued in many parts of Japan on Saturday, with the mercury in the city of Tajimi in Gifu Prefecture hitting 39.9 degrees Celsius, the highest in the country so far this summer. The high was registered around 3:20 p.m., ...
 Japan Times1 month ago Mercury hits 39 C in Gunma, Fukushima  The Japan News1 month ago Obituary / Tsuruo Yamaguchi / Former secretary general of the Japan Socialist Party  The Japan News4 weeks ago Mercury reaches 39.9 C in Tajimi  The Japan News1 month ago

2 killed in truck-minivan collision in Gunma

GUNMA — Two men riding in a minivan were killed after their vehicle collided head-on with a large truck in Tatebayashi, Gunma Prefecture. According to police, the accident occurred at an intersection in the Hosouchi-cho area at around 12:10 ...
 Japan Today1 month ago
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