The popular Japanese sport of Sumo is attracting wrestlers from all over the world to Japan. Leagues have also been set up in other parts of the world. This documentary looks at foreign stars of Sumo in Japan and the progress of the sport in the United States.
Let Girls Learn is a government-wide effort that will leverage the investments we have made and success we have achieved in global primary school, and expand them to help adolescent girls complete their education.
Japan has a surprisingly large number of St. Patrick’s Day events with parades in several cities. The largest by far is the Tokyo St. Patrick’s Day Parade in “Omotesando” with 15,000 participants and 50,000 spectators. The event features marching bands, cheerleaders and plenty of enthusiastic supporters. The organizers recommend a few local pubs for after […]
Three maintenance workers died Wednesday while tending to the source of a popular hot spring, according to a local fire official. Four workers — two from Senboku city and two contractors — were carrying out maintenance work when three of them collapsed. The fourth made an emergency phone call. When rescuers arrived, they found the […]