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Chichibu

(chē`chēbo͞o), city (1990 pop. 60,915), Saitama prefecture, central Japan, on the Ara River. It is a center for the manufacture of silk fabrics. Rich reserves of limestone and iron ore in the area support the city's cement and construction stone industries. The city's Chichibu (Shinto) Shrine is a major tourist attraction.
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While the two, including Kim Jong Sa, 56, of Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, were accused of receiving instruction from a man working for North Korea to seek secret data in Japan, the high court ruled in their retrial that they had been coerced into making incriminating statements through torture.
A rescue helicopter belonging to the Saitama prefectural government crashed in July last year on a mountain in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture as it lost control after the tail rotor hit a tree, the Japan Transport Safety Board said in a progress report Friday.
SAITAMA, Japan - Police said bad weather forced them to suspend an investigation Monday on a mountain in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, over Sunday's deaths of two Nippon Television Network Corp.
who died this weekend while climbing a mountain in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, to report on last month's fatal helicopter crash there is likely to have fallen or had some kind of accident, police said Monday.
SAITAMA, Japan - A rescue helicopter belonging to the Saitama prefectural government carrying seven people crashed Sunday on a mountain in the city of Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, police said.
A rescue helicopter belonging to the Saitama prefectural government crashed Sunday on a mountain in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, killing five of the seven people aboard, police said.
SAITAMA, Japan - Governmental transport safety investigators on Monday began working on the fatal crash of a rescue helicopter that went down on a mountain in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture.
said Tuesday it will double its production capacity of ultrabright light-emitting diode chips at its plant in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, to 200 million units a month.
Starting from April 7, Marusan's branch offices in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, and Tokyo's Shinjuku Ward will be barred from conducting brokerage operations on the TSE for four days, while its office in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, will be banned from doing so for two days, the TSE said.
A native of Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, Arai joined Domei news agency, predecessor to Kyodo News, in 1936 and became chief editor of the news agency's political and economic section in 1945.
He has also admitted to fabricating the discoveries at four sites in Hokkaido and seven sites in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, the sources said.