Malay Mail OnlineAsian neighbours protest as Japan PM sends offering to war dead shrineMalay Mail OnlineJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has faced criticism of his visiting of controversial war shrines — Reuters pic TOKYO, Aug 15 — China and South Korea called on Japan to face up to its wartime past after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent an offering to ...Op […]
Hidden RemoteAncient Aliens: Japan has a Spaceship Made of StoneHidden RemoteIn Ise, Japan, there lies the grand shrine that is a marvel of construction. Built without nails or metal, it's unlike any other shrine in Japan. Furthermore, it's believed to be the shrine of Amaterasu, the sun goddess from whom Japanese deities ...
Los Angeles TimesLeather crafters showcase their blend of past and present in vintage studio spaceLos Angeles Times(The company also sells Baieido incense, traditionally used in Japanese shrines.) Made Solid's brand collaborations include Connolly England and Nordstrom, and its items are available in L.A. retail locations such as General Store in Venice […]
Washington PostJapan's famous Nara deer are being culled - The Washington PostWashington PostThe first deer cull to take place since the creatures were designated Japanese national treasures in 1957 is underway.and more »
The Japan TimesAkasaka: Sublime and surreal spots in Tokyo's government districtThe Japan TimesA diplomat friend and I enjoy lunch at the Akasaka Capital Tokyu Hotel, in the governmental hub of Tokyo. As we part, he tips me off that there's a little-known footpath from the hotel, leading uphill to the Hie Shrine, one of Tokyo's most important […]