State Senator Anna Kaplan (left) honors World War II veteran Leonard Finz (right) during a ceremony last month. (Photo courtesy of the Senator’s office) BY JOAQUIN CONTRERAS Although two years from his 100th birthday, Leonard Finz does not look so far into the future, preferring to live as presently as possible. “To think that in …

By MARI YAMAGUCHI – Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — China will not be able to isolate Taiwan by preventing U.S. officials from traveling there, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday in Tokyo as she wrapped up a tour of Asia. highlighted by a visit to Taipei that infuriated Beijing. Beijing has tried to isolate …

By MARI YAMAGUCHI – Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — China will not be able to isolate Taiwan by preventing U.S. officials from traveling there, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday in Tokyo as she ended a tour of Asia highlighted by a visit to Taipei which infuriated Beijing. Beijing has tried to isolate Taiwan, …

Image source: PIXABAY.COM. Sales of electric vehicles down in India. Strong points The government is extremely vigilant on the safety standards of electric vehicles, the minister informed He said of 6,656 electric vehicles recalled, Okinawa Autotech recalled 3,215 units, etc. The data came as Ather Energy sold just 1,279 electric two-wheelers for the whole of …

Lebanese actress Razane Jammal reaches new heights with Netflix’s ‘The Sandman’ DUBAI: In the spring of 2021, Lebanese actress Razane Jammal shot the most difficult scene of her career. She was filming ‘The Sandman,’ a hit Netflix series over 30 years old, and in it, her character was saying goodbye to her husband Hector for …

Norman Buktenica died June 10, 2022 at his winter home in Palm Desert, Calif., with Jonne’ by his side. Norm was born in Chicago, IL on May 27, 1930 to August and Theresa Buktenica, who both immigrated from Croatia as children. He was the youngest of three boys, Ray who died in 2018 and Jack. …

By Shelley Shan / Staff Reporter Food produced in Japanese prefectures that was restricted after the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant disaster is to be displayed at the Taiwan Food Expo, the Taiwan Visitors Association said yesterday. Taiwan ended an 11-year ban on food products from Japan’s Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma and Chiba prefectures …

By Shelley Shan / Staff Reporter Food produced in Japanese prefectures that was restricted after the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant disaster is to be displayed at the Taiwan Food Expo, the Taiwan Visitors Association said yesterday. Taiwan ended an 11-year ban on food products from Japan’s Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma and Chiba prefectures …

Today, August 6, marks the anniversary of the dropping of the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan in 1945. We all know how the cities of Hiroshima, and three days later Nagasaki were destroyed when atomic bombs were dropped on those areas, bringing about the end of World War II. But did you know that …

Weather officials are urging vigilance after Tropical Storm Trases formed over waters just north of the main island of Okinawa in southwestern Japan. The Meteorological Agency said a tropical depression developed into a tropical storm over waters 40 kilometers north of Naha city at noon on Sunday. Agency officials warn of heavy rain, high winds …

Constantly exploring its long-standing heritage in travel, a constant source of inspiration within each collection, the House presents an ode to the seasonal ritual of departure for seaside resorts. The Gucci Resort collection features a selection of items unique to the world’s top travel destinations, transforming the vacation wardrobe into a colorful travel diary. Bags, …

The Footmark Corp. “Shine Guard” Long Sleeve Swimsuit is seen in the Sumida district of Tokyo on July 7, 2022. (Mainichi/Maki Nakajima) TOKYO — As swimming lessons have resumed in many Japanese schools for the first time in three years, parents are confused about some schools’ rules regarding …

July 27, 2022 Joyce Mann, director of USC Price’s International Program in Public Policy and Management (IPPAM), died unexpectedly on June 27 as she prepared to leave her home for work. She was 65 years old. We remember her here in photos and quotes from some of the many people who knew and loved her. …

Bernadine “Bernie” Dorothy Jundt died July 24 at Sanford Fargo Hospice House. Bernie was born on October 10, 1933 in Berwick, North Dakota. Education began at a country school, moving to Towner, North Dakota and graduating from Rugby High School. Bernie married Edward “Ed” Jundt in 1951. Ed left for service and was stationed in …

Leonard Finz could have remained a group musician in the US Army during World War II, but he put down his saxophone and instead joined his comrades overseas. On Saturday, the decorated veteran was formally inducted into the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame, earning a spot alongside dignitaries including former Senator Bob …

Leonard Finz could have remained a group musician in the US Army during World War II, but he put down his saxophone and instead joined his comrades overseas. On Saturday, the decorated veteran was formally inducted into the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame, earning a spot alongside dignitaries including former Senator Bob …

Due to recent electric two-wheeler fire incidents, the union Department of Transportation and Highways is issuing notices to CEOs and Managing Directors of e2W scooter manufacturers. The government is awaiting their answers, on which the rest of things will depend, according to a financial daily. The show cause notices would ask business owners to respond …

“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> Contributor Tim Neville has spent years on the road finding off-the-grid destinations to write about for Outside. So when he says these are the most memorable meals he’s had after a day of adventures, that really means something. The meals a world traveler can’t help but dream of Tim Neville has been around the …

Elva Bergstedt (born Elva Eileen Ray) passed away comfortably in her sleep on Sunday, July 10 at Cottagewood Senior Community in Rochester, MN. She was born in 1921 and raised on a farm near Ashippun, WI, where she developed a love of nature’s beauty and mystery that stayed with her throughout her life. She attended …

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Saimin is a local favorite. In fact, it’s unique to Hawaii. Considered the quintessential comfort food, saimin dates back to the plantation era, when Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, and Hawaiian workers brought their own ingredients and collaborated on a quick and easy meal. While ramen noodles are made from wheat flour, saimin is …

Kenneth Kay Shepard was born on March 6, 1940 at St. Francis Hospital in Peoria, Illinois. He was the eldest of Marion and Viola Shepard’s four children. He graduated from East Peoria High School in 1957 and then attended Greenville College, Greenville, Illinois, where he received a degree in physics in 1962. He received his …

[NoHo Arts District, CA] – Teruko Nakajima’s award-winning world premiere solo exhibition, MADE IN AMERICA, at the Dorie Theater runs through July 31.

Image source: FREEPIK Electric vehicle The government has formed a committee to formulate new guidelines for electric vehicles (EVs) and the sources say it is expected to submit its report by this month. The Indian government has been alarmed by the increase in cases of electric vehicle fires in India. This led the government to …

Two community-organized stages, 16 food trucks and dozens of booths ranging from arts to health will fill Wright Park on July 23-24 at Mosaic, Tacoma’s arts and culture festival. Okra. Falafel. Lumpia. Henna, jewelry, coffee, African prints, cupcakes. Tacoma’s Wright Park will sparkle in a mosaic of global culture, food and community service on July …

BOONE, Iowa—Leonard Dean Sternquist, 88, of Boone, Iowa, died at VA Central Iowa Health CareCommunity Living Center in Des Moines, Iowa on Thursday, June 30, 2022. He had been a resident of the Community Living Center since June 7, 2022. Leonard was born September 19, 1933 in Boone, Iowa, the son of Leonard T. and …

Electric scooters have had a tumultuous past in the country, given their history of dangerous incendiary incidents. In the height of summer, several electric scooters caught fire across the country, most of which were suspected to be from poor thermal management of the battery system or substandard batteries. Government sends show cause notice to e-scooter …

Electric scooters have had a tumultuous past in the country, given their history of dangerous incendiary incidents. In the height of summer, several electric scooters caught fire across the country, most of which were suspected to be from poor thermal management of the battery system or substandard batteries. Government sends show cause notice to e-scooter …

Naha- Two Chinese coastguard vessels entered Japanese territorial waters near the Senkakus on Tuesday, a day after a Chinese navy vessel was spotted near the islands claimed by China, as tensions continue to escalate. intensify between Tokyo and Beijing despite the approach of the 50th anniversary of the normalization of tie diplomacy. The Japanese Coast …

In evidence of a new impetus for the domestic electric vehicle industry, the Indian government recently reduced the GST on lithium-ion batteries from 18% to 5%; giving rise to a wide possibility of Indian EVs at a much lower cost, as 50% of the cost of the EV comes from the price of its battery. …

AISHO, Shiga Prefecture–Residents here have launched a crowdfunding campaign to help a school affected by COVID-19 that was created as a lifeline for Brazilian children struggling to adapt to life in the Japan. About 80 children from Shiga Prefecture of all ages up to 18 now attend Colegio Santana in Ashio. The school is not …

House ” General ” Crime ” Okinawa Japan mourns lives lost in US military plane crash into school Tokyo, July 1 (SocialNews.XYZ) An elementary school in Okinawa prefecture, Japan’s southernmost prefecture, held a memorial service to remember the lives lost when a US military plane crashed into the school 63 years ago, killing 18 people …

A joint group made up of members of the local and federal governments, as well as the island’s military commands, recently met to discuss the ongoing military buildup in Guam. The Civil-Military Coordination Council is a key mitigation measure as the Department of Defense continues to prepare to relocate some 5,000 Marine Corps personnel from …

The Union Department of Road Transport and Motorways has discovered faults in the safety system in the batteries of electric two-wheelers. The probe revealed that inferior materials were used to cut costs. Now, a new BIS standard called “IS 17855:2022” has been designed for battery packs in electrically powered road vehicles. As electric vehicle (EV) …

June 28, 2022 | 21:51 UTC Severe weather forecast over northern Japan until at least July 1. Possible disturbances. transportation Communications Technology environment JPN Event Thunderstorms and heavy rain leading to possible flooding, landslides and lightning are expected in northern Japan until at least July 1. At the beginning of June 29, the Japan Meteorological …

The Payments Council of India (PCI) wrote to the government, seeking its intervention against a directive from the central bank. The central bank had prohibited payment companies from charging lines of credit on wallets and prepaid payment instruments. The PCI urged the government to treat wallets on an equal footing with bank accounts. The Payment …

The Andhra Pradesh government decided on Friday to rename Konaseema district such as the district of Dr BR Ambedkar Konaseema, a month after the district was rocked by violence protesting the proposal. The State Cabinet Meeting chaired by the Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy approved the gazette notification issued May 18 to rename the …

The government has ordered an investigation into Tata MotorsNexon EV fire in Mumbai, as company investigates ‘isolated thermal incident’. The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), which was previously tasked with investigating electric two-wheeler fires by the Union Department of Road Transport and Highways, is also believed to be leading the investigation into the Nexon …

The government has ordered an investigation into the Tata Motors Nexon EV fire incident in Mumbai, as the company investigates the “isolated thermal incident”. The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), which was previously tasked with investigating electric two-wheeler fires by the Union Department of Road Transport and Highways, is also …

By MARI YAMAGUCHI – Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Okinawa marked the 77th anniversary of the end of one of the bloodiest battles of World War II on Thursday, with the governor calling for a further reduction in the U.S. military presence there amid local fears grow that Japan’s southern islands will become embroiled in …

BOISE, Idaho — Shiva Rajbhandari describes himself as a student leader. He advocated for climate education. He has spoken out publicly against elected officials in Idaho, who have championed indoctrination and critical race theory in K-12 schools. And he pushed the Boise School District to adopt a clean energy commitment. × This page requires JavaScript. …

Marines wait inside the passenger terminal at Kadena Air Force Base, Okinawa, June 6, 2020. (Karis Mattingly/US Marine Corps) Stars and Stripes is making stories about the coronavirus pandemic available for free. See more stories here. Sign up for our daily coronavirus newsletter here. Please support our journalism with a subscription. CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — …

Data from Japan Economy Politics Lifestyle June 23, 2022 Problems with nuclear and thermal power plants leave Japan little leeway to meet its energy needs during the heat of summer. After the shutdown of a thermal power plant damaged in the Fukushima earthquake in March 2022, a first electricity shortage alert was announced for areas …

James “Jim” Arnold Burman, 94 of Cloquet, went to join his Lord and Savior on Monday, June 20, 2022. He was born in Ogilvie, MN on November 27, 1927, the son of William and Elsie (Besser) Burman. James grew up and attended school in Brook Park, MN where he met and married his high school …

According to the results of the latest national census, about 20,000 foreign nationals living in Japan have not completed lower secondary school and have only completed primary school, prompting the government to call on municipalities to strengthen measures to promote evening school. According to the census released at the end of May, a total of …

What happened to just spit?! Back when I was a college student, I remember huffing over the cooked food in the cafeteria during lunch and picking up pre-packaged food instead. I admit it might not have been the healthiest choice for a growing boy, but with recent news from Okazaki City, Aichi Prefecture, I’m starting …

schoolgirls; Or, African nasty girls play is on stage at Thalian Hall at the Ruth & Bucky Stein Studio Theater this weekend from tonight through Sunday and next weekend, June 23rd through the 26e. Fracaswell Hyman directs the show and says it’s produced by the Big Dawg Theater Company and features incredible talent. Hyman says …

HANOI, U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Vietnam — U.S. Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met on June 13 in Hanoi with Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son, Vice Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc, Chairman of the Vietnamese Communist Party’s Foreign Relations Commission Le Hoai Trung and Deputy Defense Minister Lt. Gen. Hoang Xuan …

We had a lively discussion on my Tuesday schedule on how to make schools on the South Coast safer from mass shooters. The discussion focused on arming teachers and other school employees, who are licensed, trained and ready to defend their schools if they come under fire. There was never a consensus in favor of …

The first six months of 2022 have been a phase of transition to the pre-pandemic way of operating businesses for MSMEs in the country. According to the results of Khatabook’s Mid-Year 2022 MSME Business Sentiment Survey, released today, 71% of MSME businesses are very optimistic about growth in the next six months of 2022, and …

One in four single people in their 30s who have never been married in Japan said they had no desire to marry, citing reasons including concerns about a loss of freedom, associated household chores and burdens financial affairs, a government inquiry revealed on Tuesday. The findings of the Marriage and Earnings Survey were cited in …

Meteorologists are urging the public to be on their guard at the start of July, which has become an annual season of heavy rains, landslides and floods. Since 2017, at least one deadly disaster caused by torrential rains has occurred every year during the period from July 1 to 10. A total of 430 people …

A slimy, doughy, gooey, earthy dish overcomes bad first impressions with its savory umami flavor and waist-reducing qualities, helping Japanese people lose weight while feeling fulfilled rather than starving. Diners are said to eat with their eyes first, but ‘numa’, which translates to swamp in Japanese, has become trending on social media, with people proudly …

A woman who was evacuated from Lviv in western Ukraine following the Russian invasion of her country has been hired to work as an assistant English teacher at a public high school in Kyoto, Ukraine. western Japan. “I want to do my best,” Anastasiia Horoshko told the town hall as she attended a June 6 …

IKEDA, Osaka Prefecture – Children at an elementary school here vowed on June 8 to continue to cherish the preciousness of people’s lives on the 21st anniversary of a series of gun attacks which killed eight students and injured 15 others, including teachers. At a memorial service held to mark 21 years since the attack, …

19-year-old arrested after Enumclaw school district closures The Black Diamond resident was arrested with throwing stars, a BB gun and a compound bow with an arrow. 3:43 p.m. UPDATE: The Enumclaw Police Department has released information about the young man who caused the modified lockdown of four local schools. Police say a 911 call was …

The boba tea craze continues to soar. According to World Tea News, in 2019, boba tea, also known as bubble tea, has an international market value of $2.4 billion. By 2027, experts predict it will be worth $4.3 billion. Originally invented in the early 1980s in Taiwan, bubble tea’s popularity has traveled from its Asian …

June 01, 2022 Although Livia Livengood is a career educator who can speak four languages, her multi-talented background established over the years did not include being an expert baker. However, that has changed in recent months with the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which has been accompanied by the local resident spending a lot of time …

By KIM TONG-HYUNG – Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan wrapped up a naval exercise with South Korea in the Philippine Sea on Saturday, the two militaries said, amid signs that North Korea is getting closer. possibly preparing to conduct its first nuclear test since 2017. The three-day …

The rate at which births in Japan are declining has accelerated well beyond past government projections, further undermining the population maintenance target. According to population figures released on June 3 by the Ministry of Health, 811,604 births were recorded in 2021, the lowest figure on record and the sixth consecutive year of declining births. The …

With lots of tour-like features and educational experiences, you’ll learn a lot and have fun too! You may already know that in Japan, schools hold a “shugaku ryokofor their students: a long-term trip to historic places like Kyoto or Nara. On these school trips, classes as a whole travel together, stay in hotels, and visit …

It is ironic that in order to defend freedom, a soldier must give up much of his own freedom. Troops understand this cognitively, but it still has a big emotional impact. Young military personnel adjusting to military life soon realize that they have very little control over their lives, schedules, and surroundings. The result is …

Gonzalo Garza — educator, student advocate, decorated veteran and namesake of Garza Independence High School in East Austin — died May 17 at age 95. “Gonzalo was a beautiful human being,” said his partner, Judy Barnes. “I always thought of him as a ‘holy man’. He was always sweet and kind and truly loved his …

More than 130 students graduated from Nile C. Kinnick High School at Naval Base Yokosuka, Japan on Thursday, May 26, 2022. (Alex Wilson/Stars and Stripes) NAVAL BASE YOKOSUKA, Japan — More than 100 high school students accepted their diplomas Thursday at Berkey Field in Yokosuka, a scene set to be repeated across the Indo-Pacific next …

The place The CapitaSpring tower is currently the busiest building in Raffles Place and after Sol & Luna I checked out the 1-Arden concept at level 51 which includes Kaarla Restaurant and Bar; Oumi; and 1-Arden Food Forest. This project is carried out by 1-Group, with Kaarla as its signature restaurant offering coastal Australian cuisine, …

Colonel Matthew W. Tracy’s eyes widened with excitement and a big smile appeared on his face when the principal of a Nago City kindergarten visited him on March 1. The reason for her smile was due to receiving a muuchii gift from the kindergarten children. Muuchii is a traditional Okinawan rice snack wrapped in a …

Mary Vey (De Vries) Johnson, 97, died Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at Serenity Living Solutions in Remer, MN. Mary was an active mother, grandparent, and homemaker who enjoyed traveling with her husband in the United States and abroad. They were stationed in Okinawa, Japan for two years with the US Air Force. She lived on …

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) – Chesterfield County Public Schools is now accepting applications for pre-kindergarten for the 2022-23 school year. Pre-K serves the 4-year-olds who need it most, helping them learn skills and prepare for kindergarten. Free full-time preschool with transportation is available at: Chester Early Childhood Learning Academy for children zoned to attend Bellwood, …

The gunman who massacred 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school had warned in online posts minutes before the attack that he had shot his grandmother and was going to shoot a school, said said the governor on Wednesday. Salvador Ramos, 18, used an AR-15 type semi-automatic rifle in the bloodbath on …

Nineteen boys got off the school bus, walked down the hill to Butler Stadium and prepared for a renovation. After playing 11-a-side football since at least 1959, Quantico High School now planned to compete in 8-a-side football. Low enrollment and constant turnover, staples of life at the base Marine Corps school where military families move …

Kamigori Kindergarten exudes safety and openness Katsuhiro Miyamoto & Associates shares his latest educative project, the Kamigori kindergarten, located in the Japanese Hyogo Prefecture. The set reveals a set of four wooden buildings organized around a courtyard, creating an open but highly secure educational space for children. ‘From the outside, children’s activities can be seen …

By JOSH BOAK and AAMER MADHANI – Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden told his fellow Indo-Pacific leaders gathered for a four-nation summit on Tuesday that they were going through “a dark hour in our shared history” due to the brutal war of the Russia against Ukraine and he urged the group to …

North Korea, China, trade and security. When US presidents visit Japan, the summit agenda practically writes itself. Deciding what to feed them, however, is an entirely different matter. When the White House is occupied by someone with such an unadventurous palate as Donald Trump, the opportunity to showcase the delicate flavors and aesthetic beauty of …

Chamisa Primary School student Evelyn Stupka dressed up as Sacagawea for the annual wax museum event on Wednesday. Third and fourth grade teachers presented the event with third graders portraying famous people from around the world and fourth graders featuring famous people with a connection to New Mexico. Sacagawea was a Shoshone Indian who accompanied …

~~ | This year’s keywords chosen by food companies selected their keywords of the year in December, and they are: [non] alcohol flavored drinks for dinner at the restaurant, and oatmeal rice to eat there. Choices reflect lifestyle, as COVID-19 has kept many people at home “nesting” again in 2021, as they did in 2020 …

The government has admitted that it had “made a mistake” and that it had not done enough to guarantee standards of safety and quality of electric vehicles. This comes after several cases of electric scooters catching fire. The government has called on the industry to focus on product quality. In one case too little too …

Data from Japan Society Economy Lifestyle Family May 20, 2022 The number of homeless people in Japan has fallen to its lowest level to date of 3,448, according to a government survey of homelessness conducted since 2003. Although this decrease reflects the results of self-reliance support projects managed by local and regional authorities NPOs, certain …

By KATHY GANNON – Associated Press ISLAMABAD (AP) — Amid rising violence, Pakistan is taking a tougher line to pressure Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders to crack down on militants hiding on their soil, but so far the Taliban remain reluctant to act – instead trying to broker a peace. Last month, relations between the two neighbors …

Cannabis possession can result in up to five years in prison under Japan’s cannabis control law. (Akifumi Ishikawa/Stars and Stripes) CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — A teacher and a nurse at the Okinawa Department of Defense schools were arrested by Japanese police this week for suspected possession of cannabis. John R. Gouldman, 59, and Holly A. …

June 01, 2022 Although Livia Livengood is a career educator who can speak four languages, her multi-talented background established over the years did not include being an expert baker. However, that has changed in recent months with the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which has been accompanied by the local resident spending a lot of time …

DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WBTW) – More than 30 Darlington High School students broke into Darlington High School Thursday night and vandalized the property, according to Darlington County School District officials. School officials said the extent of the damage required “considerable work” from caretakers and school staff working from midnight to the start of the school …