Do Cats Recognize Their Names?

Do cats recognize their names?

Cats are notorious for ignoring their owners, but a new study suggests they recognize the sound of their names.

A group led by Sophia University Associate Professor Atsuko Saito has reported the results of its experiment in the online version of the British journal, Scientific Reports.

Six Names To Choose From, Half Based On Ancient Japanese Texts

Six names to choose from, half based on ancient Japanese texts

Members of a special panel considering the name of a new imperial era had six choices before them, three of which were rooted in ancient Japanese texts.

Despite the lack of official disclosure on the number of candidate names or what they were, several government sources revealed April 1 that six in total were presented.

How New Era Names Are Selected

How new era names are selected

The task of selecting the new era name falls to the government, and it takes place in strict secrecy.

Senior government officials have stressed that if the new "Gengo" is known to the public before the announcement, it will be replaced.

Scandal-hit Med School Names Female President

Scandal-hit med school names female president

A medical school in Tokyo that recently admitted to rigging entrance exams to discriminate against women has approved its first female president.

Board members of Tokyo Medical University on Tuesday chose Professor Yukiko Hayashi as the school's new president. She will officially assume the post on October 1st.

Names Of 2020 Tokyo Games Mascots Unveiled

Names of 2020 Tokyo Games mascots unveiled

The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics has unveiled the names of the mascots for the Games.

At an event in Tokyo on Sunday, the committee announced that the name of the Olympic mascot is "Miraitowa" and that of the Paralympic character is "Someity."

Nagasaki Adds Names To Atomic-bomb Victim Register

Nagasaki adds names to atomic-bomb victim register

Nagasaki has begun the annual task of adding new names to the register of victims of the 1945 atomic bombing. The work started at the city hall on Monday.

Nagasaki has been registering the names since 1968 to mourn the dead and to ensure that future generations remember the huge losses inflicted by the nuclear bombing.

Pope Names Archbishop Of Osaka As Cardinal

Pope names archbishop of Osaka as cardinal

Pope Francis has appointed a Japanese archbishop as one of 14 new cardinals.

The pope announced the names in an address at Saint Peter's Square in the Vatican on Sunday. Archbishop of Osaka Manyo Maeda was among them.

Tanihara Joins Gigantic Names In Match Semis

Tanihara joins immense names in Match semis

The Associated PressAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Dustin Johnson had inspiration to be rattled.

As he walked around the twelfth green Saturday evening, the match official said five words that Johnson heard shockingly all week in the Dell Technologies Match Play.

Russia Names Islands Near Northern Territories

Russia names islands near Northern TerritoriesRussia has named islands in and around a group of islands known as the Northern Territories in Japan after military and other leaders from the Soviet era.
Russia controls the islands. Japan claims them. The Japanese government maintains that the islands are an inherent part of Japan's territory. It says they were illegally occupied after World War Two.

Family Names Karate Club In Memory Of Daughter

Family names karate club in memory of daughterA family who recently moved to Green Country shares their story about how the tragic death of a loved one brought them here.
We spoke to the father who said their mission in Oklahoma is to spread his daughters' love of karate with others.