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SHIRAHAMA, Wakayama -- A 29-year-old man suspected of drowning his wife here allegedly searched several times through his smartphone how to disguise a killing as an accident, the Mainichi Shimbun has learned. After analyzing data on the smartphone of the suspect, Takashi Noda, police alleged ...
NEC Corp has announced its contributions to field trials in remote medical examinations using 5G. NEC provided a base station system as part of comprehensive 5G demonstration experiments carried out by NTT Docomo, the Wakayama prefectural government, and Wakayama Medical University and ...

WAKAYAMA (TR) – Wakayama Prefectural Police have arrested a 29-year-old man over the murder of his wife during a diving excursion in the town of Shirahama last year, a case that he framed as an accidental drowning, reports the Yomiuri Shimbun (Apr. 20). On the afternoon of July 18, Takashi Noda, ...
The footage, which has been released for free public viewing by the town's board of education, is believed to represent the oldest available video records of the Yoshino area, the mountainous backlands of southern Nara Prefecture, and the Kumano area farther to the south, which straddles Wakayama and ...
The 5G-based field trial is taking place in the Wakayama prefecture, a populated region of Japan with limited access to advanced medical institutions. The Wakayama Prefectural Government had previously established a remote medical support system (a video conference system that used an Internet ...
NEC set up a base station system using the 28GHz band as part of a 5G demo conducted by NTT Docomo with support from the Wakayama Prefecture government and the university. Wakayama Prefecture is a mountainous, sparsely populated region, with limited access to advanced medical facilities.

NEC has announced its contributions to field trials in remote medical examinations using 5G. NEC provided a base station system as part of 5G demonstration experiments carried out by Japanese operator NTT Docomo, the Wakayama Prefectural Government, and Wakayama Medical University and ...
Radiology professional suspended for stalking four doctors in Wakayama ... Wakayama Medical University took the disciplinary action against the woman, 44, after she ambushed the doctors, who are in their 20s and 40s, on campus, sent emails professing her attraction to them and at times called them ...
The name Wakayama translates as the poetry of the mountains, and is most appropriate for this region of Japan. It is not far from Osaka's Kansai interna-tional airport. This is easily reached from Aberdeen or Inverness via the KLM flights with easy transfers at Amsterdam to the long haul flight to Japan.
Kumanozakura trees are found in an area about 90 km (60 miles) north to south and 60 km (40 miles) east to west around the Kumano River basin, straddling Nara, Mie and Wakayama prefectures. The two groups plan to select superior examples of Kumanozakura trees with the aim of establishing a ...
Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute and the Wakayama prefectural government's forestry test station have given a new species of a wild cherry tree the Japanese name Kumanozakura. The cherry tree, growing in the southern part of the Kii Peninsula in ...
Tokyo, March 14 (Jiji Press)—Japan's Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute and the Wakayama prefectural government's forestry test station have given a new species of a wild cherry tree the Japanese name kumano-zakura. The cherry tree, growing in the southern part of the Kii Peninsula in ...
In an effort to help replace the missing statues and to prevent other sacred artefacts from being stolen, a group of students from the Wakayama Technical High School are producing 3D printed replicas of Buddhist statues. The initiative is part of an Industrial Design course at the high school. This year, seven ...
There are also two other propositions to the likings of Rinku Town in Izumisano, Osaka Prefecture, and Wakayama Marina City in Wakayama Prefecture. In the meantime, Caesars Entertainment Corp announced its plans to develop a future gambling resort located in Tomakomai, northern Japan. The casino ...
160 Buddhist statues were stolen in Wakayama, Japan between 2010 and 2011. Now, Students in Wakayama Technical High School's industrial design course in Japan are creating 3D-printed replicas of Buddhist statues to prevent the ongoing theft of the original statues from Buddhist temples.
Zoo keepers in Wakayama Prefecture presented female giant panda twins special ice cakes to mark a Doll Festival on Saturday. The twin sisters, Ouhin and Touhin, were born at Adventure World in Shirahama Town, western Japan, about 3 years ago. The "Ou" in Ouhin means cherry and "Tou" in Touhin ...
Eimei eats leaves at Adventure World in Shirahama, Wakayama, Japan. (Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn). Eimei, a 26-year-old male panda from the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan Province, has won a top animal award in Japan. The Japan Society for the Prevention of ...

WAKAYAMA--A botanist says he has identified a new species of cherry tree in the Kii Peninsula, which, if verified, will be the first to be discovered in the wild in Japan in about a century. The early-blooming “Kumano-zakura” (Kumano cherry) is thought to be distributed in Wakayama, Nara and Mie ...
9, the water temperature was 14 degrees around Okinoshima island, located about 2.7 kilometers off the coast of Tanabe, Wakayama Prefecture, in the southern part of the peninsula. In early February, the temperature of the sea area fell below 12 degrees. In that area, part of “kushihadamidoriishi,” a coral ...
SHINGU, Wakayama Prefecture--The crowd of 1,800 men who gathered for the Oto Matsuri festival here got all fired up before lighting up the night with burning torches Feb. 6. The ritual participants, known as “noboriko,” clad in white robes and with thick straw ropes tied around their waists, climbed the 538 ...
WAKAYAMA (TR) – Wakayama Prefectural Police have arrested a 64-year-old girlfriend of an elderly man after finding him collapsed on the Gobo City property of another girlfriend who was found dead, reports the Asahi Shimbun (Feb. 3). On Friday, officers from the Gobo Police Station found Akira ...
The Kii Peninsula is a land of ancient spiritual paths and holy mountains. Until the Meiji Era (1868-1912), the peninsula was the site of the Kii Province. Now, a part of Wakayama Prefecture, the area is famous for onsen (hot springs), fish and produce like mikan (mandarin oranges) and ume (plums), and is ...
The Yomiuri ShimbunThe vast majority of coral reefs examined off Wakayama Prefecture — the world's northernmost coral reef zone — are bleached and facing extinction, a recent survey by the Environment Ministry has found. Coral bleaching, which leads to coral extinction, was observed at all six points ...
By Makoto Kondo / Yomiuri Shimbun PhotographerWAKAYAMA — With smartphones in hand, female high school students enthusiastically looked at a standing statue of Amida Nyorai that was made in the 14th century, saying things such as, “The shape of the foot looks pretty,” and “This form is so complex.
Earlier this month, police found Akira Yurimoto, 80, collapsed at the residence of his girlfriend, Yoshiko Kurita, a 67-year-old garbage collector living in the town of Fujita. Yurimoto, whose face was red and his left wrist had suffered a gash, was rushed to a hospital where he remains in serious condition.


 

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