He stated during a news conference in Ise, Mie
Prefecture, "Tradition dictates that the name of a new era is decided on and disclosed to the public following the start of the new Imperial era." If the name of the era was announced due to the demise of the Emperor there is a possibility of maintaining a similar status quo to the Heisei era; however, the people feel optimistic about the abdication, said Dr.
South Korea "has effectively ignored the (bilateral extradition) treaty and it is extremely regrettable," Abe said at a press conference in Ise, Mie
The AH-64D attack helicopter, which belongs to the GSDF's Aviation School, took off from Camp Akeno in the city of Ise, Mie
Prefecture, at around 4:30 p.m.
Noda ''cannot do it unless he goes to the people,'' Tanigaki told reporters in the city of Ise, Mie
Prefecture, calling on the prime minister to dissolve the House of Representatives for an election.
In Ise, Mie
Prefecture, the restoration of old streets helped to attract more worshippers to Ise Shrine.
Sadakazu Tanigaki, who heads the largest opposition Liberal Democratic Party, said at a news conference in the city of Ise, Mie
Prefecture, that Kan ''should prepare first the outline (for tax reforms) before calling for a dialogue.''
TSU, Japan - Akafuku Co., a Japanese-style sweets maker based in Ise, Mie
Prefecture, resumed operations Wednesday at its main shop and two other stores in the city after a hiatus of about four months following a false labeling scandal.
''What the people want to see is not a change in Cabinet members,'' DPJ President Ichiro Ozawa said at a news conference in Ise, Mie
Prefecture, referring to the reshuffle of Fukuda's 17-member Cabinet.
Fukuda also told reporters after visiting the Ise Jingu shrine in Ise, Mie
Prefecture, later in the day that he will consider unifying administrative processes on consumer problems, which currently involve several ministries and the Cabinet Office.
in Ise, Mie
Prefecture, and chicken processor Hinaidori K.K.
Fujinami, hailing from Ise, Mie
Prefecture, was first elected to the lower house in 1967 on the LDP ticket and was elected to the chamber a total of 11 times.
Japanese central and local government officials continued to inspect the headquarters of another time-honored sweets maker, Ofuku Mochi Honke Yugen Kaisha, on Tuesday on suspicion it falsely labeled production dates and ingredients of its ''Ofuku Mochi'' rice cake, known as a souvenir for visitors to the Ise Jingu grand shrine in Ise, Mie
Prefecture, for more than 25 years.