Tsunami-hit Daycare To Reopen In Miyagi

Tsunami-hit daycare to reopen in Miyagi

People in Miyagi Prefecture, northeastern Japan are celebrating the re-opening of a daycare center for children that was destroyed by the 2011 tsunami.

On Sunday, former and current staff members, and local residents attended a ceremony to mark the finish of the new facility's construction in the Yuriage district of the coastal city of Natori.

Citizens' Panel Says Prosecutors Need To Reopen Moritomo Case

Citizens' panel says prosecutors need to reopen Moritomo case

A prosecution inquest panel concluded that prosecutors did a woefully inadequate job in investigating the dubious sale of state-owned land to an educational institution whose one-time head touted his close ties to the wife of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

The decision released March 29 obliges prosecutors to reopen their investigation into a scandal that has dogged Abe for well over a year, which also involves the tampering of public documents.

High Hopes: Yokohama's Skywalk Set To Reopen This Year

High hopes: Yokohama's Skywalk set to reopen this year

YOKOHAMA--The Skywalk footpath beneath the Yokohama Bay Bridge will open as early as March for the first time in nine years in anticipation of increased visitors eager to watch cruise ships.

The city government intends to promote the observation deck as a sightseeing spot where visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of Yokohama Port and passenger vessels up close.

Mt. Ontake Summit Route To Reopen Next Week

Mt. Ontake summit route to reopen next week

A route to the summit of Mount Ontake in Nagano Prefecture, central Japan, will reopen next week. The volcano erupted 4 years ago, leaving 63 people dead or missing.

Last year, the Meteorological Agency downgraded the eruption alert level from 2 to 1, the lowest point on the scale from 1 to 5. But entry restrictions have been in place for an area within a one-kilometer radius of the crater.

Work Underway To Reopen Kansai Airport Terminal 1

Work underway to reopen Kansai airport Terminal 1

The operator of the typhoon-hit Kansai International Airport in western Japan is working to reopen Terminal 1.

The terminal has been closed due to a power outage after it was flooded by Typhoon Jebi a week ago. The operator aims to resume operations in part of the terminal by the end of the week.

Abe: Kansai Airport To Partially Reopen On Friday

Abe: Kansai airport to partially reopen on Friday

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Kansai International Airport will partially resume operation by the end of Friday.

Speaking at a meeting held by the government's emergency taskforce on Thursday, Abe said domestic flights will resume on Friday. He added that international flights will restart as soon as they are ready.

Japanese Garden Vandalised In 1960s To Reopen

Japanese garden vandalised in 1960s to reopenA historic Japanese garden destroyed by vandals 50 years ago will reopen later this year after being restored.
Work on the Japanese garden at Cowden Castle in Clackmannanshire began in 2014.
Created in the early 1900s by explorer Ella Christie, it is among the few surviving sites of its kind in the UK.

Famous Nikko Monkey Theater To Reopen In April

Famous Nikko monkey theater to reopen in AprilA troupe of monkeys is making a return to showbiz in late April when a popular show at a theme park here reopens after a 17-month hiatus.
The Nikko Saru Gundan (Nikko Monkey Theater) park is reopening under the same name, but with “Saru” written in hiragana.

Soccer: Fifa Will Not Reopen 2018 And 2022 World Cup Votes

Soccer: FIFA will not reopen 2018 and 2022 World Cup votesDefiantly declaring that FIFA is no longer in crisis, Sepp Blatter said Friday the decision to hold the next two World Cups in Russia and Qatar won't be revoked and the governing body will publish a confidential probe into the process that picked those countries as hosts.