The city of Chuncheon, scene of the popular South Korean TV drama ''Winter Sonata,'' canceled its sister-city affiliations with Kakamigahara, Gifu Prefecture, Hofu, Yamaguchi Prefecture, and Higashichikuma-gun, Nagano Prefecture.
An 18-year-old boy from Kakamigahara, Gifu Prefecture in central Japan, who is suffering from liver cancer will soon travel to South Korea to undergo a liver transplant, two Korean groups in Japan supporting the boy said Thursday.
of North Vancouver, Canada, which developed the computer software for recognizing three-dimensional images, and Talk Engineering of Kakamigahara, Gifu Prefecture in central Japan, which made the hardware and a related application software.
In the city of Kakamigahara, Gifu Prefecture, central Japan, 40 junior high school students were scheduled to go on homestays in California, among other places, but this too was canceled after the hosts there relayed fears about accommodating the students amid tense and strict law-enforcement activities in their areas.
A two-man light aircraft experiencing electrical trouble made a belly landing Friday morning at the Air Self-Defense Force base in Kakamigahara, Gifu Prefecture, and its pilot was slightly injured, police and airport officials said.