Oct. 02, 2016

Land Boundary Surveys Making Little Headway in Japan

Tokyo, Oct. 1 (Jiji Press)--Land boundary surveys to check the size of land and boundaries have made little headway in Japan 65 years after the related system was established, raising concern that reconstruction after a natural disaster may be impeded.

Japan to Promote Therapeutic Travel Plans for Hot Springs

Tokyo, Oct. 1 (Jiji Press)--The Environment Ministry will start a model project in fiscal 2017 to help local governments and communities that host hot springs to draw up therapeutic travel plans that combine bathing, local cuisine and outdoor activities.

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State Funeral Held for Israel's Ex-Leader Peres; Attendees Include Obama, Abbas