Saturday Jun 15
Haiku master Issa simply opens minds to poetry
Some of the stories about Kobayashi Issa, born Kobayashi Nobuyuki on June 15, 1763, reflect his career as one of Japan's celebrated poets and are told with the license poets can muster.
Military secrets contractor moves to halfway house
A defense contractor accused of giving military secrets to a Chinese girlfriend half his age has moved to a Hawaii halfway house while he awaits trial, according to court records and his attorney.
Park House by Tsuyoshi Kobayashi
Park House is a minimalist house located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Tsuyoshi Kobayashi.
Asia News Network
TOKYO: Japanese lawmakers exploit Diet apartments
Despite having residences in Tokyo's 23 wards, at least 24 current lawmakers in the House of Representatives have lived in the Diet members' apartment houses in Akasaka and Aoyama in central Tokyo, according to the lower house members' financial statement released Monday.