Saturday Apr 12
The Japan Times
Hitoyoshi: Kyushu's 'little Kyoto'
There are 24 tunnels on the expressway between Kumamoto and Hitoyoshi, 23 more than my claustrophobic mother is comfortable with.
The Hartford Courant
Japan mega banks must help regional peers lend abroad: new banking head
Japan's biggest banks must do more to involve smaller peers when seeking partners to finance overseas projects, to support a regional banking sector facing an uncertain future without a wider pool of borrowers, Japan's new banking head said.
Comparison of drug-releasing stents show similar safety outcomes after 2 years
A comparison of the safety of biodegradable polymer biolimus-eluting stents vs durable polymer everolimus-eluting stents finds similar outcomes for measures including death and heart attack after two years, according to a JAMA study released online to coincide with presentation at the 2014 American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions.
The Japan Times
The sounds of everyday Japanese life
Living in Japan can be quite a noisy experience. Even in my quiet little neighborhood, rarely a day passes without a great variety of sounds being heard.
Smartphone-Assisted Prehospital Medical Information System for...
Correspondence to Koji Iihara, MD, PhD, Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, 812-8582, Japan.
The Straits Times
Ascott Reit buys rental housing property in Japanese city of Fukuoka for $78.4m
CapitaLand's serviced residence unit Ascott Residence Trust has bought a rental housing property in Fukuoka, Japan for 6.3 billion .