Ex-Moritomo Gakuen chief arrested over subsidy fraud

OSAKA--Prosecutors arrested the former head of private school ... found that the school operator purchased state-owned land in Toyonaka from the Kinki Local Finance Bureau of the Finance Ministry in June 2016 for just 14 percent of its appraised value. ( read original story ...)

Strawberry extract is secret of popsicles that do not melt

The company began marketing the popsicles in April, also retailing them at outlets in Osaka and Tokyo. The company’s president ... The discovery of strawberry polyphenol’s unique property was made by accident. The Biotherapy Development Research ... ( read original story ...)

Woman missing in Japan left note

A Chinese woman reported missing in Japan left a thank-you note addressed to her parents at a guesthouse in Sapporo, Hokkaido News reported. Wei Qiujie.[File photo] Wei Qiujie, 26, a primary school teacher from Shaowu, Fujian province, disappeared on July ... ( read original story ...)

Missing Chinese teacher leaves note for parents

reports China Daily quoting Japanese media Hokkaido News. Accompanied by police officers, her father went to the room in central Sapporo, where they found the note, in which Wei thanked her parents for years of parenting. She went on to write that she wasn ... ( read original story ...)

Osaka: In the pink at springtime

We get funny looks as we moan blissfully through some of the finest food we've ever eaten. In fact, it turns out that Osaka is the culinary capital of Japan, news that temporarily evaporates thoughts of pink flowers and castles. It was once the centre of ... ( read original story ...)

Qantas to fly seasonally to Osaka

And with the Free Trade Agreement in place, the new route opens up more opportunities for companies to explore and build business in new regions, further strengthening the trade relationship between the two countries.” Qantas’s new Osaka route will be ... ( read original story ...)