Taiwan's Hualien City forges friendship ties with Japan's Morioka City

Hualien City in eastern Taiwan and Morioka, the capital of Iwate Prefecture in northern Japan, signed an agreement Sunday on establishing friendship relations. Hualien Mayor Wei Chia-hsien (魏嘉賢) si...

Taiwan’s Hualien City and Japan’s Takachiho Town become sister cities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hualien City Mayor Wei Chia-hsien (魏嘉賢) signed an agreement on Tuesday (Oct. 8) with the mayor of Japan’s Takachiho Town to upgrade the two cities’ relationshi...

Police investigate after 7 bodies found in Japanese village

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police were investigating a suspected mass murder in a remote mountain village after six bodies thought to be from one family were found at a farmhouse. A seventh, of someone who...

6 bodies found in remote farmhouse in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have found six bodies believed to be members of a family in a farmhouse in a remote mountain village, and the body of a seventh person who apparently jumped from a nearby ...