Sights, Sounds Of Showa Era Greet Visitors To Fukui Culture Museum

Sights, sounds of Showa Era greet visitors to Fukui culture museum

FUKUI--A permanent exhibition at the Fukui Prefectural Museum of Cultural History here allows visitors to travel back to the Showa Era (1926-1989) to see how people's lives were beginning to change at the time.

"Life in the Showa Period" features items and scenes from the period during which Japan achieved rapid economic growth after its defeat in World War II.

Bus Tours Offer Tourists A Look At The Sights Near Narita Airport

Bus tours offer tourists a look at the sights near Narita Airport

NARITA, Chiba Prefecture--Rather than just being a place passengers see from high in the sky, officials of areas around Narita Airport want visitors to enjoy the view from up close.

To promote the traditional charms around the international airport such as temples and a historical townscape, regularly scheduled bus tours are now offered mainly for inbound tourists.

Sony And Panasonic Set Sights On 2020 Olympics For 8k Tvs

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Chicago Karate Teen Sets Sights On Olympics

Chicago Karate teen sets sights on OlympicsWhen Abby Ford was 7, she said she was "extremely shy and scared of everything," and that parents of a friend suggested she go to a karate class.
Eight years later, the Joliet resident has so much confidence that she is gunning for the 2020 Olympics in the sport.

Ishikawa Sets Sights High After Rare All-japan Sweep

Ishikawa sets sights high after rare All-Japan sweepEven at the still-blossoming age of 21, table tennis star Kasumi Ishikawa is starting to hear the pitter-patter of a younger generation approaching. That makes her recent women’s singles title at the All-Japan championships especially sweet, not forgetting she managed a rare sweep of all three events at the competition.