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Doggedness Pays Off; Cops Swear in Lab
Offbeat  (tags: police dog, debut, Japan, Kagawa prefecture, 8-year-old, Kinako, scents )

- 1938 days ago -
A Labrador retriever that finally passed the test to become a police dog last year after failing six times in a row officially made her debut Thursday. The 8-years-old dog, about 50 in human terms, will help the police with crime investigation and
Kagawa Prefecture Town Banking on Revival of Old Coins to Boost Local Industry
Offbeat  (tags: old coin, Edo period, Kagawa prefecture, Japan, Kanonji town, revival, local industry, tourists, sand sculpture, Kanei Tsuho )

- 2256 days ago -
A Kagawa prefecture town is hoping to boost its popularity among tourists and help local businesses by reviving the use of coins from Edo period. The town on Kanonji is known for its connection to the old coins, boasting a huge sand sculpture of a coin

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