By Vida Lacano
Japan has officially left me on a high. There’s this warm, fuzzy feeling I get just looking at all the photos I took of Japan—approximately one thousand in number, not including the files in some of my memory cards yet to be imported to my laptop—taken from more or less ten different locations in the four days I stayed there.
Delta Air Lines and Habitat for Humanity International recently joined forces to help build 10 Habitat homes in Quezon City, as part of Delta’s Force for Global Good program. This year’s volunteers came from 16 cities from the US and Canada.
By Ken Ishikawa
April, and the first thing that comes to mind is the Fall of Bataan on April 9, as we remember the brave men and women who fought in World War II. Sixty years after the war, peace reigns across Asia. Japan and the Philippines, enemies in the war, now have a flourishing relationship as neighbors and trading partners.
Spring in Japan brings explosions of pink and white cherry blossoms that provide a beautiful backdrop for picnics across this nature-loving country.
Best-selling Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami next month will publish his first compilation of short stories in nine years, including one new offering, his publisher said Monday.
Word of MouthBy Sandy Daza
Last time I was in Japan was in my early teens. I remember Tokyo to be very cold, and the food I recall the most was a Kobe steak dinner cooked over volcano rocks.
A Tokyo zoo is to shutter its panda display in an effort to encourage the famously lethargic creatures to concentrate on mating without the distraction of spectators, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.
The world’s oldest woman was celebrating her 116th birthday on Wednesday in a Japanese nursing home with a cake and candles.
By Ino Manalo
Crows have always struck me as sinister creatures. Many years ago, as a young intern in Dacca, I watched a gang of these feathered ruffians obliterate the carcass of a goat in a matter of minutes.
By Rama O. Co
The delicate balance between form and function is perhaps what all designers strive for. Whether their specialty be product, interiors or graphic design, designers from all walks of life flock to the Tokyo Designers Week.
A small Japanese town was fuming at best-selling novelist Haruki Murakami on Wednesday after a new story appeared to suggest its residents habitually throw lit cigarettes from car windows.